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 3,931 libraries, spanning 5,466 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.
Weeksville Heritage Center goes live on Koha ILS
September 6, 2022 - Equinox Open Library Initiative announced the successful implementation of Koha ILS at the Weeksville Heritage Center in Brooklyn, New York (NY), with funding provided by the Equinox Open Source Grant. The grant provides implementation, training, hosting, and support services for Koha ILS, an open source integrated library system used by libraries worldwide.
ByWater Solutions Contributions to Koha - August 2022
August 26, 2022 - ByWater Solutions, America's forefront provider of Open Source library technology support, announced the contributions to the Koha Community code from the ByWater Development team. At ByWater, we believe transparency is the key to success. We submit all developments, plugins, tools, and documentation we create back to the Koha Community.