This dashboard brings together data, trends, news, and other resources from Library Technology Guides describing the product and the libraries in
which it has has been implemented, its geographic presence, statistics of sales and installations, and satisfaction ratings from libraries that use it.
Koha is an Integrated Library System offered by Open Source.
Koha has been installed in 3,972 libraries, spanning 5,546 facilities or branches)
Koha implementations by Type of Library
[Data source: statistics derived from the libraries.org directory of libraries]
Breeding, Marshall. ByWater and Donohue Group To Develop New Advanced Cataloging Module for Koha.
April 2014. Smart Libraries Newsletter.
A collaborative project between ByWater Solutions, one of
the major providers of support services for the open source
Koha integrated library system, and Donohue Group Inc.
proposes to develop new MARC record editing and management
capabilities to support the needs of complex cataloging operations.
The Donohue Group will partially fund the development of the
new cataloging module, which will be supplemented by funding
contributed from ByWater Solutions
Breeding, Marshall. Open Source ILS Continues to Expand.
April 2011. Smart Libraries Newsletter.
The movement toward open source library automation continues. Recent months have seen many announcements of libraries selecting both Koha and Evergreen to replace proprietary systems. Keeping in mind that proprietary ILS products continue to dominate, both in new selections and in the overall base of installed systems, open source library automation has gained a strong footing in the industry and has become a common option for most types of libraries.
El Paso County Digital Library goes live on Aspen and Koha with ByWater Support
November 18, 2022 - ByWater Solutions, America's forefront provider of Open Source library technology support, announced that the El Paso County Digital Library in Texas is now live on Aspen Discovery and Koha ILS with ByWater Support. This is a unique library that offers only digital collections and a small number of physical items such as laptops and hotspots. Their digital content includes CloudLibrary, Hoopla, Kanopy, and they will feature events via LibCal. They also promote their other digital resources via placards.