Koha Community Newsletter: April 2022

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Volume 13, Issue 4
ISSN 2153-8328
Edited by Michael Kuhn

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Table of contents

Development

Current Koha versions

Read the respective release notes by clicking the revision number.

Date Revision Notes
26 April 2022
Kyle Hall
Koha 21.11.05
stable
5 enhancements
57 bugfixes
26 April 2022
Andrew Fuerste-Henry
Koha 21.05.14
oldstable
18 bugfixes
26 April 2022
Victor Grousset
Koha 20.11.18 6 bugfixes
1 December 2021
Victor Grousset
Koha 20.05.18 11 bugfixes
26 April 2022
Chris Cormack
Koha 19.11.29 3 bugfixes

The Debian packages are usually available within days after the release.

Koha 22.05 release dates

by Fridolin Somers

Here is the timeline for the 22.05 major release:

  • 29 April – “Soft” feature freeze : nothing big or with high risk of side-effects will be included into the final release if not marked as Passed QA
  • 6 May – “Hard” feature freeze : nothing considered as an improvement will be pushed if not marked as Passed QA
  • 11 May – String freeze : draft of release notes published
  • 18 May – Beta : Only bug fixes considered major, critical or blocker will be pushed
  • 26 May – Final release

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Roles for Koha 22.11 open

by Fridolin Somers

The Koha 22.05 cycle comes to an end, time to think of next cycle.

The roles for the 22.11 release cycle are now opened: https://wiki.koha-community.org/wiki/Roles_for_22.11

The vote will take place during next general IRC meeting on May 4th.

The description of the roles can be found at this wiki page: https://wiki.koha-community.org/wiki/Project_roles

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Community

New Koha libraries

Germany
USA

Koha tips and tricks

Upcoming events

For all upcoming IRC meetings see Next IRC meetings or the Koha Community calendar.

For any other Koha-related meeting just see the Koha Community calendar.

koha-US presents KohaCon22 in Lawrence, Kansas, USA

by Barbara Johnson, koha-US President 2022

Get ready for KohaCon22 in Lawrence, Kansas from September 20-23. The conference will be hybrid with an in-person conference streamed online.

The theme for this year’s conference is “Level Up”. How have you and your library used Koha and other open source systems and the experience of being a member of the Koha community to improve yourself, enhance your library, elevate your community, and advance Koha? A call for presentations will be sent out on May 11.

Please visit the conference website and check back often for updates – https://koha-us.org/events/conferences/kohacon22/

Past events

For all past IRC meetings see the following links or the Koha Community calendar.

For any other Koha-related meeting just see the Koha Community calendar.

Swedish Koha user meeting

by Ola Andersson

The Swedish Koha User Group had its first post pandemic physical Koha meeting in Karlskrona 29 March to 31 March 2022. A total of 65 persons met up for two days discussing Koha.

Here are the English translations of the meeting notes:

https://koha-se.translate.goog/moten/svenska-kohanatverkets-nionde-anvandarmote-i-karlskrona-med-blekinge-tekniska-hogskola-29-mars-31-mars-2022/?_x_tr_sl=sv&_x_tr_tl=en&_x_tr_hl=sv&_x_tr_pto=wapp

Some of the recorded presentations have English subtitles that can be enabled by the viewer.

Tip: Have a look at the “Automatic order integration Adlibris to Koha, Klas Blomberg, Library Mellansj├” from day 1 and “Experiences of developing a Library Robot: The dishwasher at BTH, Lasse Bourelius, Kristoffer Lindstr├Âm, Peter Linde, BTH” at the beginning of day 2.

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