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 3,803 libraries, spanning 5,250 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.
Washington State Law Library goes live on Koha with ByWater support
January 22, 2021 - ByWater Solutions, America's forefront provider of Open Source library technology support, announced that Washington State Law Library is now live on Koha. ByWater completed the transition of the libraries 51,000 plus bibs from Sierra and is providing ongoing support services for Koha.
KOHA ILS Koha Community Announces 20.11 Release
January 7, 2021 - The Koha Community, home of the world's first free and open-source library system, announced last month that the Koha 20.11 release is available. This major release includes 9 new features, 354 enhancements, 412 bugfixes.