Koha Community Newsletter: September 2014

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September 2014

Volume 5, Issue 9
ISSN 2153-8328
Edited by Chad Roseburg and Joanne Dillon, Koha Community Newsletter Editors.

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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.

Full post with release notes

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

Community Gossip

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.

How to

Owen Leonard gives a quick Firebug tip for editing CSS.

Support Provider News

Philippe Chabanon at BibLibre covers the IFLA tradeshow in Lyon France back in August.

Upcoming Events

KohaCon 2014

KohaCon 2014 will be held in Córdoba, Argentina, October 6 – 11 2014.

For schedule and registration details see the
KohaCon page.

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.

Past Events

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.


Editor, Koha Community Newsletter