Koha Community Newsletter: September 2014
Volume 5, Issue 9
Edited by Chad Roseburg and Joanne Dillon, Koha Community Newsletter Editors.
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Table of Contents
- Upcoming Events
- Past Events
Koha 3.16.4 Released
by Galen Charlton
The Koha community is pleased to announce the release of version 3.16.4 of the Koha library automation system.
Koha 3.16.4 is a bugfix/maintenance release. Some of the bugs fixed are serious; users of earlier releases of Koha 3.16.x are urged to upgrade as soon as possible.
It can be downloaded from download.koha-community.org. Debian packages of Koha 3.16.4 will be available shortly.
Koha 3.14.11 Released
by Fridolin Somers
The Koha community is proud to announce the release of 3.14.11.
This is a maintenance release and contains some enhancements, several bugfixes and 2 security bugfixes (Bugs 12873 and 12876).
As always you can download the release from
Have a look at the release post.
New Koha Libraries
- Dawson College Library in Westmount, Quebec (Canada) via ByWater Solutions
- DoverNet Library System in New Hampshire (USA) via ByWater Solutions
- San Francisco University High School Library in San Francisco, California (USA) via ByWater Solutions
Koha turns 15! Chris Cormack writes about Koha’s beginnings.
Galen Charlton explains the recent adoption of a code of conduct for Koha events.
Barton Chittenden advises against changing Koha’s TimeFormat System Preference.
Larry Baerveldt discusses the Shellshock security issue and whether or not it affects Koha.
Owen Leonard gives a quick Firebug tip for editing CSS.
Support Provider News
KohaCon 2014 will be held in Córdoba, Argentina, October 6 – 11 2014.
For schedule and registration details see the
Tomás Cohen Arazi mentioned on the Koha listserv that attendees can use the EventBase app for iOS and Android for keeping track of the schedule.
October IRC Meetings
October IRC meeting have not yet been announced.
September General IRC Meeting
The September general IRC meeting was held on the 24th of September 2014 at 14:00 UTC.
The agenda and other information are here.
September Development IRC Meetings
September development IRC meetings were held on the following dates:
- September 2 2014, 15 UTC
- September 9 2014, 15 UTC and 22 UTC
- September 16 2014, 15 UTC and 22 UTC
The agenda and other information can be found here.