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September 2020

Volume 11, Issue 9
ISSN 2153-8328
Edited by Chad Roseburg, Koha Community Newsletter Editor

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Table of Contents

Development

Koha 20.05.04 Released

by Lucas Gass
The Koha community is proud to announce the release of 20.05.04.

Koha 20.05.04 is a bugfix/maintenance release.

It includes 1 security fix, 23 enhancements and, 40 bugfixes.

The full release notes can be viewed here:

Koha 20.05.04 released

Debian packages are available.

Koha 19.11.10 Released

by Aleisha Amohia
The Koha community is proud to announce the release of Koha 19.11.10.

Koha 19.11.10 is a security and bugfix/maintenance release.

It includes 1 security fixes, 1 enhancement, 35 bugfixes.

Full release notes can be found here:

Koha 19.11.10 released

Koha 19.05.15 Released

by Victor Grousset
The Koha Community is happy to announce the release of Koha 19.05.15.

Koha 19.05.15 is a bugfix/maintenance release.

It includes 4 enhancements, 26 bugfixes.

The full release notes can be found at:

Koha 19.05.15 released

Debian packages will be available shortly.

Thanks to everyone involved 🙂

Community

Notes, Gossip & Announcements

2021 Equinox Open Source Grant

The application period for the 2021 Equinox Open Source Grant is now open. The Equinox Open Source Grant provides project management, training, hosting, and technology support services for the implementation of Koha ILS. Libraries, archives, museums, and other eligible educational, cultural, and information organizations are encouraged to apply. Applications will be accepted from September 8 through November 1, 2020. The application and submission details can be found here http://bit.ly/EOSG2021. For full announcement details please see the press release available on our website here.

Take a look here to see all the Koha Special Interest Groups available through the Koha-US group.

Kalleen Marquise reports on Koha-US and the challenges of providing library services in 2020:

New Koha Libraries

Koha Tips and Tricks

Amazing new learning resource created by the folks in the Koha-US group. A must see!

Take a look at these new tutorials from PTFS Europe:

Housebound module
In this video, Fiona Borthwick tells us about the Housebound Module or Home Delivery Service in Koha which controls the circulation of material to those who can’t get into their local library.
Koha Tables – a basic guide
Lucy Vaux-Harvey has produced this handy guide to the Koha database tables for you so you can easily find how your data is structured. This is really useful when you are writing or looking at Koha reports.
Batch editing MARC records
Lucy Vaux-Harvey has done this detailed video to show you how to batch edit MARC records in Koha using MARC modification templates.

The team at ByWater Solutions has some great new tutorials for you:

Support Provider News

From ByWater Solutions

From PTFS Europe
Koha available through G-Cloud 12

A very important framework in the UK for public sector procurement of software is the G-Cloud as part of the UK Government Digital Marketplace. For the eighth year, PTFS Europe has been successful in applying to be on the framework to implement and support Koha. Read the news article here.

PTFS Europe Customer Day 2020

Our virtual conference was a great success involving nearly 100 Koha library users from the PTFS Europe customer base. The full agenda involving presentations from five customer organisations as well as PTFS Europe staff is here. The event was live-streamed to YouTube and a video of each session is available here.

From Equinox
#ChatOpenS: Our next #ChatOpenS is going to be dedicated to documentation on October 14, 2020 from 12-1pm EDT. #ChatOpenS is a monthly Twitter Chat to bring together the open source library community.

Upcoming Events

KohaCon 2020 Update!

Kohacon is in 4 weeks! Here’s an update.

Registration
Be sure to register for Kohacon! We can’t emphasize this enough. Knowing exactly who is attending and how (online or in-person) helps us when it comes to supplying food for tea breaks and emailing out workshop sign-ups and video links. Please register here https://2020.kohacon.org/posts/registration/

Certificates of attendance will be provided to those who have registered.

Call for contributions to the Official Kohacon2020 Video
We’re making a Kohacon video and we want to hear from YOU! It will be the next best thing to having you here in NZ. To do this, please send us a short video clip or photograph (created on a mobile phone is fine) in landscape orientation by Friday 2 October (any timezone).

This video will be played during the conference, which will also be streamed on YouTube.

Upload your video clip or photographs of your libraries and people using the link below. Label content clearly with your name and your organization’s name: https://seafile.catalyst.net.nz/u/d/5bbd2f7adb9c43108a27/

Here are some suggestions:
– A quick shot of individuals who would like to say their name and optionally the library they are affiliated with – maybe mention your IRC nickname if you’re an IRC regular.
– A short message to the Koha community
– Tell us something special about your library/organization, or how Koha helped make something better
– Image/video of your library building, especially if it shows something special about your local area.
– Please provide all content in landscape orientation.

We can’t wait to see your videos and photographs!

Kohacon updates
Over on the Kohacon website, we’re posting a series of regular updates to highlight speakers, sponsors, talks, and workshops. You can find those updates on the About page https://2020.kohacon.org/posts/about/

The Koha team at Catalyst / Kohacon2020 organising committee

October General IRC Meeting

The October General IRC meeting will be held the 7th at 20:00 UTC.

The agenda, links to the minutes, and other information is
here.

October Development IRC Meeting

The October Development IRC meeting will be held the 7th at 20:00 UTC.

The agenda, links to the minutes, and other information is
here.

October Documentation IRC Meeting

The October Documentation IRC meeting will be held the 15th at 18:00 UTC.

The agenda, links to the minutes, and other information is
here.

Past Events

September General IRC Meeting

The September General IRC meeting was held the 2nd at 20:00 UTC.

The agenda, links to the minutes, and other information is
here.

September Development IRC Meeting

The September Development IRC meeting was held the 9th at 20:00 UTC.

The agenda, links to the minutes, and other information is
here.

The Koha community is proud to announce the release of version 19.11.10.
This is a security and maintenance release and contains many bugfixes and enhancements.

As always you can download the release from:

https://download.koha-community.org

Thank you very much to everyone involved in this release.

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RELEASE NOTES FOR KOHA 20.05.04

22 Sep 2020

Koha is the first free and open source software library automation
package (ILS). Development is sponsored by libraries of varying types
and sizes, volunteers, and support companies from around the world. The
website for the Koha project is:

Koha 20.05.04 can be downloaded from:

Installation instructions can be found at:

  • Koha Wiki
  • OR in the INSTALL files that come in the tarball

Koha 20.05.04 is a bugfix/maintenance release.

It includes 1 security fix, 23 enhancements and, 40 bugfixes.

System requirements

Koha is continuously tested against the following configurations and as such these are the recommendations for
deployment:

  • Debian Jessie with MySQL 5.5 (End of life)
  • Debian Stretch with MariaDB 10.1
  • Debian Buster with MariaDB 10.3
  • Ubuntu Bionic with MariaDB 10.1
  • Debian Stretch with MySQL 8.0 (Experimental MySQL 8.0 support)

Additional notes:

  • Perl 5.10 is required (5.24 is recommended)
  • Zebra or Elasticsearch is required

Koha Security

  • [26322] REST API plugin authorization is not checked anymore

Enhancements

Architecture, internals, and plumbing

  • [23632] Remove C4::Logs::GetLogs
  • [26251] Remove unused routines from svc/split_callnumbers

Cataloging

  • [16314] Show upload link for upload plugin in basic MARC editor

Command-line Utilities

  • [26175] Remove warn if undefined barcode in misc/export_records.pl

Installation and upgrade (web-based installer)

  • [25129] Update German (de-DE) web installer files for 20.05

Notices

  • [25639] Add search queries to HTML so queries can be retrieved via JS

OPAC

  • [26041] Accessibility: The date picker calendar is not keyboard accessible

Reports

  • [25605] Exporting report as a tab delimited file can produce a lot of warnings

Staff Client

  • [26007] Warning/reminder for changes to Koha to MARC mapping

    In current versions of Koha you can no longer change the Koha to MARC mappings from the frameworks, but only from the Koha to MARC mapping page in administration. This patch cleans up the hints on the framework page and adds a well visible note on the Koha to MARC mapping page. Any changes to the mappings require that you run the batchRebuildBiblioTables script to fully take effect.

  • [26182] Clearly pair UpdateItemWhenLostFromHoldList and CanMarkHoldsToPullAsLost system preferences

System Administration

  • [25945] Description of AuthoritySeparator is misleading

Templates

  • [26149] Remove jquery.checkboxes plugin from problem reports page
  • [26150] Remove the use of jquery.checkboxes plugin from inventory page
  • [26153] Remove the use of jquery.checkboxes plugin from items lost report
  • [26159] Remove the use of jquery.checkboxes plugin from batch record delete page
  • [26201] Remove the use of jquery.checkboxes plugin from batch extend due dates page
  • [26202] Remove the use of jquery.checkboxes plugin from batch record modification page
  • [26204] Remove the use of jquery.checkboxes plugin from staff interface lists
  • [26212] Remove the use of jquery.checkboxes plugin from pending offline circulations
  • [26214] Remove the use of jquery.checkboxes plugin on late orders page
  • [26215] Remove the use of jquery.checkboxes plugin from Z39.50 search pages
  • [26216] Remove the use of jquery.checkboxes plugin from catalog search results

Tools

  • [26013] Date on ‘manage staged MARC records’ is not formatted correctly

Critical bugs fixed

Acquisitions

  • [25750] Fallback to ecost_tax_included, ecost_tax_excluded not happening when no ‘Actual cost’ enteredSponsored by Horowhenua District Council
  • [26082] Follow up to bug 23463 – need to call Koha::Item store to get itemnumber

Circulation

  • [26078] “Item returns to issuing library” creates infinite transfer loop

Fines and fees

  • [26023] Incorrect permissions handling for cashup actions on the library level registers summary page

Hold requests

  • [24683] Holds on biblios with different item types: rules for holds allowed are not applied correctly if any item type is available

Installation and upgrade (command-line installer)

  • [26265] Makefile.PL is missing pos directory

OPAC

  • [26069] Twitter share button leaks information to Twitter

Reports

  • [26090] Catalog by itemtype report fails if SQL strict mode is on

Searching – Elasticsearch

  • [26309] Elasticsearch cxn_pool must be configurable (again)

Other bugs fixed

Acquisitions

  • [25751] When an ORDERED suggestion is edited, the status resets to “No status”

Architecture, internals, and plumbing

  • [21539] addorderiso2709.pl forces librarian to select a ccode and notforloan code when using MarcItemFieldsToOrder
  • [26228] Update gulpfile to work with Node.js v12
  • [26270] XISBN.t is failing since today
  • [26331] svc/letters/preview is not executable which prevents CGI functioning

Cataloging

  • [26233] Edit item date sort still does not sort correctly
  • [26289] Deleting biblio in labeled MARC view doesn’t work

Circulation

  • [25584] When a ‘return claim’ is added, the button disappears, but the claim date doesn’t show up
  • [25958] Allow LongOverdue cron to exclude specified lost values
  • [26076] Paying selected accountlines in full may result in the error “You must pay a value less than or equal to $x”
  • [26361] JS error on returns.tt in 20.05
  • [26362] Overdue report shows incorrect branches for patron, holdingbranch, and homebranch

Fines and fees

  • [26189] Table options on points of sale misaligned

I18N/L10N

  • [25626] Translation issues with OPAC problem reports (status and ‘sent to’)

Installation and upgrade (web-based installer)

  • [25448] Update German (de-DE) framework files

OPAC

  • [26119] Patron attribute option to display in OPAC is not compatible with PatronSelfRegistrationVerifyByEmail
  • [26127] When reporting an Error from the OPAC, the URL does not display
  • [26388] Renew all and Renew selected buttons should account for items that can’t be renewed

Packaging

  • [25778] koha-plack puts duplicate entries into PERL5LIB when multiple instances named

REST API

  • [25662] Create hold route does not check maxreserves syspref
  • [26271] Call to /api/v1/patrons//account returns 500 error if manager_id is NULL

Reports

  • [17801] ‘Top Most-circulated items’ gives wrong results when filtering by checkout date

SIP2

  • [25903] Sending a SIP patron information request with a summary field flag in indexes 6-9 will crash server

Searching

  • [17661] Differences in field ending (whitespace, punctuation) cause duplicate facets

Searching – Elasticsearch

  • [25872] Advanced search on OPAC with limiter but no search term fails when re-sorted
  • [26313] “Show analytics” and “Show volumes” links don’t work with Elasticsearch and UseControlNumber

Self checkout

  • [25791] SCO print dialog pops up twice

Templates

  • [26213] Remove the use of jquery.checkboxes plugin when adding orders from MARC file
  • [26324] Spelling error resizeable vs resizable

Test Suite

  • [24147] Objects.t is failing randomly

Tools

  • [26236] log viewer does not translate the interface properly

    New sysprefs

  • DefaultLongOverdueSkipLostStatuses

Documentation

The Koha manual is maintained in Sphinx. The home page for Koha
documentation is

As of the date of these release notes, only the English version of the
Koha manual is available:

The Git repository for the Koha manual can be found at

Translations

Complete or near-complete translations of the OPAC and staff
interface are available in this release for the following languages:

  • Arabic (100%)
  • Armenian (100%)
  • Armenian (Classical) (99.7%)
  • Chinese (Taiwan) (94.1%)
  • Czech (81.5%)
  • English (New Zealand) (67.7%)
  • English (USA)
  • Finnish (70.4%)
  • French (82.1%)
  • French (Canada) (96%)
  • German (97.7%)
  • German (Switzerland) (75.5%)
  • Greek (60.6%)
  • Hindi (100%)
  • Italian (81.4%)
  • Norwegian Bokmål (72.2%)
  • Polish (74%)
  • Portuguese (88.3%)
  • Portuguese (Brazil) (99.4%)
  • Slovak (89.1%)
  • Spanish (100%)
  • Swedish (78.5%)
  • Telugu (90.9%)
  • Turkish (93.5%)
  • Ukrainian (65.9%)

Partial translations are available for various other languages.

The Koha team welcomes additional translations; please see

For information about translating Koha, and join the koha-translate
list to volunteer:

The most up-to-date translations can be found at:

Release Team

The release team for Koha 20.05.04 is

  • Release Manager: Martin Renvoize
  • Release Manager assistants:
    • Tomás Cohen Arazi
    • Jonathan Druart
  • QA Manager: Katrin Fischer
  • QA Team:
    • Jonathan Druart
    • Marcel de Rooy
    • Joonas Kylmälä
    • Josef Moravec
    • Tomás Cohen Arazi
    • Nick Clemens
    • Kyle Hall
  • Topic Experts:
    • SIP2 — Colin Campbell
    • EDI — Colin Campbell
    • Elasticsearch — Fridolin Somers
    • REST API — Tomás Cohen Arazi
    • ILS-DI — Arthur Suzuki
    • UI Design — Owen Leonard
    • ILL — Andrew Isherwood
  • Bug Wranglers:
    • Michal Denár
    • Cori Lynn Arnold
    • Lisette Scheer
    • Amit Gupta
  • Packaging Manager: Mason James
  • Documentation Managers:
    • Caroline Cyr La Rose
    • David Nind
  • Documentation Team:
    • Donna Bachowski
    • Lucy Vaux-Harvey
    • Sugandha Bajaj
  • Translation Manager: Bernardo González Kriegel
  • Release Maintainers:
    • 19.11 — Joy Nelson
    • 19.05 — Lucas Gass
    • 18.11 — Hayley Mapley
  • Release Maintainer mentors:
    • 19.11 — Martin Renvoize
    • 19.05 — Nick Clemens
    • 18.11 — Chris Cormack

Credits

We thank the following libraries who are known to have sponsored
new features in Koha 20.05.04:

  • Horowhenua District Council

We thank the following individuals who contributed patches to Koha 20.05.04.

  • Tomás Cohen Arazi (8)
  • Alex Buckley (1)
  • Colin Campbell (1)
  • Nick Clemens (12)
  • David Cook (3)
  • Jonathan Druart (14)
  • Katrin Fischer (6)
  • Andrew Fuerste-Henry (2)
  • Lucas Gass (8)
  • Didier Gautheron (1)
  • Kyle Hall (7)
  • Joonas Kylmälä (2)
  • Owen Leonard (14)
  • Andrew Nugged (5)
  • Martin Renvoize (4)
  • Marcel de Rooy (4)
  • Caroline Cyr La Rose (1)
  • Fridolin Somers (1)
  • Koha Translators (1)

We thank the following libraries, companies, and other institutions who contributed
patches to Koha 20.05.04

  • Athens County Public Libraries (14)
  • BibLibre (2)
  • Bibliotheksservice-Zentrum Baden-Württemberg (BSZ) (6)
  • ByWater-Solutions (29)
  • Catalyst (1)
  • Independant Individuals (5)
  • Koha Community Developers (14)
  • Prosentient Systems (3)
  • PTFS-Europe (5)
  • Rijks Museum (4)
  • Solutions inLibro inc (1)
  • Theke Solutions (8)
  • University of Helsinki (2)

We also especially thank the following individuals who tested patches
for Koha.

  • Marco Abi-Ramia (1)
  • Tomás Cohen Arazi (4)
  • Nick Clemens (5)
  • Rebecca Coert (1)
  • Holly Cooper (2)
  • Sarah Cornell (1)
  • Jonathan Druart (76)
  • Katrin Fischer (47)
  • Andrew Fuerste-Henry (2)
  • Daniel Gaghan (1)
  • Jeff Gaines (1)
  • Lucas Gass (86)
  • Didier Gautheron (1)
  • Amit Gupta (12)
  • Kyle Hall (6)
  • Sally Healey (4)
  • Brandon Jimenez (2)
  • Joonas Kylmälä (3)
  • Owen Leonard (7)
  • Kelly McElligott (4)
  • Josef Moravec (1)
  • Agustín Moyano (5)
  • David Nind (1)
  • Martin Renvoize (20)
  • Marcel de Rooy (2)
  • Lisette Scheer (4)
  • Fridolin Somers (8)
  • Emmi Takkinen (1)

We regret any omissions. If a contributor has been inadvertently missed,
please send a patch against these release notes to
koha-patches@lists.koha-community.org.

Revision control notes

The Koha project uses Git for version control. The current development
version of Koha can be retrieved by checking out the master branch of:

The branch for this version of Koha and future bugfixes in this release
line is new-security-release-20.05.04.

Bugs and feature requests

Bug reports and feature requests can be filed at the Koha bug
tracker at:

He rau ringa e oti ai.
(Many hands finish the work)

Autogenerated release notes updated last on 22 Sep 2020 18:14:38.

RELEASE NOTES FOR KOHA 19.05.15

22 Sep 2020

The Koha community is proud to announce the release of version 19.05.15.
This is a security and maintenance release which contains various bugfixes and
enhancements.

As always you can download the release from: https://download.koha-community.org

Thank you very much to everyone involved in this release.

Please continue reading for the details this release.

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August 2020

Volume 11, Issue 8
ISSN 2153-8328
Edited by Chad Roseburg, Koha Community Newsletter Editor

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Table of Contents

Development

Koha 20.05.03 Released

by Lucas Gass
The Koha community is proud to announce the release of 20.05.03.

Koha 20.05.03 is a bugfix/maintenance release. It includes 3 security fixes, 44 enhancements, 67 bugfixes.

The full release notes can be viewed here:

Koha 20.05.03 security release

Debian packages are available.

Koha 19.11.09 Released

by Aleisha Amohia
The Koha community is proud to announce the release of Koha 19.11.09.

Thank you very much to everyone involved in this release.

Koha 19.11.09 is a security and bugfix/maintenance release. It includes 3 security fixes, 8 enhancements, 45 bugfixes.

Full release notes can be found here:

Koha 19.11.09 released

Koha 19.05.14 Released

by Victor Grousset
The Koha Community is happy to announce the release of Koha 19.05.14.

Koha 19.05.14 is a bugfix/maintenance release with security fixes. It includes 3 security fixes, 6 enhancements, 11 bugfixes.

The full release notes can be found at:

Koha 19.05.14 released

Debian packages are available.

Equinox Announces Update to Curbside Pickup Plugin for Koha ILS

Duluth, Ga., August 28, 2020: Equinox Open Library Initiative is pleased to
announce completion of the latest update to the Curbside Pickup plugin for libraries
using Koha ILS. This improvement will allow Koha libraries to immediately make
use of the plugin without having to pay for additional development services or wait
for a technical change to the core Koha ILS.

The specifications and workflow for the new Koha plugin were designed by Equinox
staff this past July based off of the Curbside Pickup functionality developed by
Equinox for the Evergreen ILS in June. The Koha Curbside Pickup plugin provides
new staff management tools for coordinating curbside pickup services and
expediting communications using the ILS. These staff management tools include
setting pickup intervals, setting the number of pickup slots allowed per interval, and
whether patrons may directly schedule their own appointments. The development
work completed by Equinox this week removes a technical barrier in the Koha
system, allowing libraries to quickly deploy the new plugin without added cost.

Community

New Koha Libraries

Koha Tips and Tricks

Take a look at these new tutorials from PTFS Europe:

  • What’s on our Mind: EDI ordering using EDIFACT in Koha. Jonathan Field has produced this EDI 101 guide which gives an overview of Setup, Workflow and Field mapping in the EDIFACT module.

The team at ByWater Solutions has some great new tutorials for you:

Support Provider News

From PTFS Europe
Discussion on Koha reporting

We ran a customer discussion session on reporting in Koha and here is a link to a recording of the session. Janet McGowan, Lucy Vaux-Harvey and Fiona Borthwick gave demonstrations as follows:

  • Email notices from reports and an emailer plugin
  • Batch modification of patrons and items from reports
  • Adding charts to reports

PTFS Europe Customer Day
We are running a virtual conference for our customers right on 30 September which we will be live-streaming to our YouTube channel. Videos of the conference sessions will also be available on the channel after the event.

From Equinox
#ChatOpenS: September 16, 2020, 3-4pm EDT with Chris Cormack guest moderating. Networking Twitter Chat bringing those interested in open source in libraries together.

Upcoming Events

KohaCon 2020 Update!

53 days until Kohacon! We’re really excited and we hope you are, too.

This is a short update reminder from us this month – be sure to register for Kohacon!
Registration https://2020.kohacon.org/posts/registration/

Certificates of attendance will be provided to those who have registered.

We will send out links for viewing presentations prior to the conference. For those participating in online workshops, we will send out the links and access code to those who register.

The conference will go ahead regardless of the status of Covid-19 restrictions. The conference will be completely online if required, however, we have plans for NZ participants to also gather in Wellington, in person. We hope to see as many NZ speakers and delegates as possible.

We are thinking about ways to enjoy each others company, even though that cannot be in person for us all. Watch this space for links and updates about sponsor rooms, online social hangouts, a live DJ, and more.

The programme has changed since we first launched it in February of this year and we would encourage you to take another look!
Programme https://2020.kohacon.org/posts/programme/

Sent with thanks to our very generous sponsors:
Pounamu: Bywater solutions, Catayst IT, EBSCO, and Equinox OLI.
Mānuka Honey: FE Technologies, Linux Australia, and PTFS Europe.

Please direct any questions to kohacon2020@catalyst.net.nz

Nā mātou noa, nā,
Koha team at Catalyst NZ

September General IRC Meeting

The September General IRC meeting will be held the 2nd at 20:00 UTC.

The agenda, links to the minutes, and other information is
here.

September Development IRC Meeting

The September Development IRC meeting will be held the 9th of September 2020, 20:00 UTC.

The agenda, links to the minutes, and other information is
here.

Past Events

Koha ILS Users Philippines held Koha ILS Discussion Series

by Eugene Jose T. Espinoza and Raul V. Migriño, Jr.

The Koha ILS Users Philippines (https://www.facebook.com/groups/1470467196524189/) held five Discussion Series through Google Meet tackling various topics regarding Koha ILS. The series began last June 6 and culminated on August 15, 2020.

Below are the list of topics per date:
• June 20 – Koha Modules
• July 4 – Koha Installation
• July 18 – OPAC Customization
• August 1 – Data Migration using MARCEdit
• August 15 – Koha notifications

This Discussion series was based on a poll put up by Manuel Tamayao last June 14, 2020 which gathered 38 responses. Each episode of the discussion series was graced with one or two Koha specialists. Each episode was primarily led by Eugene Espinoza representing one of the two Koha specialists while a host moderates the forum. The series was a hands-on discussion type wherein community participants were asked to try out, in real time, what has been demonstrated by the facilitator.

The Discussion series was attended by current Koha ILS users as well as prospective Koha ILS users. Regular attendees include Jerwyn Fernandez and Ram Migrino who both played a major role in the organization of KohaCon2017 in Philippines.

Newcomer Benjade Palermo from University of Mindanao and Anna Gefreliz Erpelo from University of Rizal System were also regular attendees.

This discussion series was conceptualized primarily to enliven the Koha ILS Users Philippines as well as to reach out to Filipino Koha users having concerns in any phase of their Koha implementation but having no resources or means to address the same.

Koha ILS Users Philippines hopes to hold similar activities in the future.

August General IRC Meeting

The August General IRC meeting was held the 5th of August 2020, 14:00 UTC.

The agenda, links to the minutes, and other information is
here.

August Development IRC Meeting

The August Development IRC meeting was held the 12th of August 2020, 14:00 UTC.

The agenda, links to the minutes, and other information is
here.

August Documentation IRC Meeting

The August Documentation IRC meeting was held the 13th August 2020, 19:00 UTC.

The agenda, links to the minutes, and other information is
here.

RELEASE NOTES FOR KOHA 19.11.09

18 Aug 2020

The Koha community is proud to announce the release of version 19.11.09.
This is a maintenance release and contains many bugfixes and enhancements.

As always you can download the release from:

https://download.koha-community.org

Thank you very much to everyone involved in this release.

(more…)

RELEASE NOTES FOR KOHA 19.05.14

25 Aug 2020

The Koha community is proud to announce the release of version 19.05.14.
This is a security and maintenance release which contains various bugfixes and
enhancements.

As always you can download the release from: https://download.koha-community.org

Thank you very much to everyone involved in this release.

Please continue reading for the details this release.

(more…)

RELEASE NOTES FOR KOHA 20.05.03

31 Aug 2020

Koha is the first free and open source software library automation
package (ILS). Development is sponsored by libraries of varying types
and sizes, volunteers, and support companies from around the world. The
website for the Koha project is:

Koha 20.05.03 can be downloaded from:

Installation instructions can be found at:

  • Koha Wiki
  • OR in the INSTALL files that come in the tarball

Koha 20.05.03 is a bugfix/maintenance release.

It includes 3 security fixes, 44 enhancements, 67 bugfixes.

System requirements

Koha is continuously tested against the following configurations and as such these are the recommendations for
deployment:

  • Debian Jessie with MySQL 5.5 (End of life)
  • Debian Stretch with MariaDB 10.1
  • Debian Buster with MariaDB 10.3
  • Ubuntu Bionic with MariaDB 10.1
  • Debian Stretch with MySQL 8.0 (Experimental MySQL 8.0 support)

Additional notes:

  • Perl 5.10 is required (5.24 is recommended)
  • Zebra or Elasticsearch is required

Koha security

  • [23634] Privilege escalation vulnerability for staff users with ‘edit_borrowers’ permission and ‘OpacResetPassword’ enabled
  • [25360] Use secure flag for CGISESSID cookie
  • [24663] OPACPublic must be tested for all opac scripts

Enhancements

Architecture, internals, and plumbing

  • [23070] Use Koha::Hold in C4::Reserves::RevertWaitingStatus
  • [25511] Add –force option to update_dbix_class_files.pl
  • [25723] Improve efficiency of holiday calculation
  • [25998] Add ‘library’ relation to Koha::Account::Line
  • [26133] Unneeded calls in detail.pl can be removed
  • [26141] Duplicated code in search.pl

Circulation

  • [25717] Improve messages for automatic renewal errors

    This change improves the wording and grammar for automatic renewal error messages.

  • [25907] When cancelling a waiting hold on returns.pl, looks for new hold to fill without rescanning barcode

Command-line Utilities

  • [23696] build_oai_sets.pl should take biblios from deletedbiblio_metadata too

Fines and fees

  • [8338] Add ability to decrease fines with dropbox mode
  • [26161] Confirm and cancel buttons should be underneath the right hand form on the POS page

Hold requests

  • [23820] Club hold pickup locations should be able to default to patron’s home librarySponsored by South East Kansas Library System

I18N/L10N

  • [25443] Improve translation of “Select the host record to link%s to”
  • [25922] aria-labels are currently not translatable

Notices

  • [24591] Add developer script to preview a letter

OPAC

  • [23795] Convert OpacCredits system preference to news block
  • [23796] Convert OpacCustomSearch system preference to news block
  • [23797] Convert OpacLoginInstructions system preference to news block
  • [25155] Accessibility: The ‘Login modal’ contains semantically incorrect headings
  • [25237] Accessibility: The ‘Author details’ in the full record display contains semantically incorrect headings
  • [25244] Accessibility: Checkboxes on the search results page do not contain specific aria labels
  • [25984] Accessibility: Shelf browse lacks focus visibility when cover image is missing
  • [26008] Remove the use of jquery.checkboxes plugin from OPAC cart
  • [26094] “Suggest for Purchase” button missing unique CSS class

Plugin architecture

  • [25961] Add hooks for plugins to inject variables to XSLT

SIP2

  • [24165] Add ability to send any item field in a library chosen SIP field
  • [25344] Add support for circulation status 10 ( item in transit )
  • [25347] Add support for circulation status 11 ( claimed returned )
  • [25348] Add support for circulation status 12 ( lost )

Staff Client

  • [26084] ConsiderOnSiteCheckoutsAsNormalCheckouts description is unclear

System Administration

Templates

  • [23148] Replace Bridge icons with transparent PNG files
  • [24625] Phase out jquery.cookie.js: showLastPatron
  • [25351] Move cart-related strings out of opac-bottom.inc and into basket.js
  • [25427] Make authority subfield management interface consistent with bibliographic subfield management view
  • [25968] Make logs sort by date descending as a default and add column configuration options
  • [26004] Remove unused jQuery plugin jquery.hoverIntent.minified.js from the OPAC
  • [26010] Remove the use of jquery.checkboxes plugin from staff interface cart
  • [26011] Remove unused jQuery plugin jquery.metadata.min.js from the OPAC
  • [26016] Capitalization: MARC Preview
  • [26085] Add the copy, print and export DataTables buttons to lost items report

Tools

  • [5087] Option to not show CSV profiles in OPACSponsored by Catalyst

    This patch adds an option to show or not show a CSV profile in the OPAC cart and lists download formats list.

  • [22660] Allow use of CodeMirror for editing HTML in the news editor
  • [25845] Cannot limit system logs to ‘api’ interface

Critical bugs fixed

Acquisitions

  • [26134] Error when adding to basket from new/staged file when using MARCItemFieldsToOrder

Architecture, internals, and plumbing

  • [25964] Data loss possible when items are modified
  • [26253] duplicated mana_config in etc/koha-conf.xml

Circulation

  • [25566] Change in DecreaseLoanHighHolds behaviour
  • [25726] Holds to Pull made empty by pathological holds
  • [25850] CalcDateDue freezes with ‘useDaysMode’ set to ‘Dayweek’ and the due date lands on a Sunday

Command-line Utilities

  • [25683] update_patron_categories.pl should recognize no fine history = 0 outstanding fines

I18N/L10N

  • [26158] Z3950 search button broken for translations

ILL

  • [26114] ILL should mark status=RET only if a return happened

Installation and upgrade (command-line installer)

  • [26265] Makefile.PL is missing pos directory

Label/patron card printing

  • [25852] If a layout is edited, the layout type will revert to barcode

OPAC

  • [26005] OPAC cart display fails with error

    This fixes a problem with the OPAC cart – it should now work correctly when opened, instead of generating an error message.

  • [26037] openlibrary.org is hit on every Koha requests

Packaging

  • [25792] Rename ‘ttf-dejavu’ package to ‘fonts-dejavu’ for Debian 11
  • [25920] Add liblocale-codes-perl package to fix ubuntu-stable (focal)

REST API

  • [25944] Bug in ill_requests patch schema
  • [26143] The API does not handle requesting all resources

SIP2

  • [25992] SIP2 server doesn’t start – Undefined subroutine set_logger

Searching – Elasticsearch

  • [25882] Elasticsearch – Advanced search itemtype limits are being double quoted

Searching – Zebra

  • [23086] Search for collection is broken

Test Suite

Z39.50 / SRU / OpenSearch Servers

  • [23542] SRU import encoding issue

Other bugs fixed

Acquisitions

  • [21268] Can’t add to basket from staged file if base-level allocated is zero
  • [25499] Fund code column is empty when closing a budget
  • [25887] Filtering funds by library resets to empty in library pull down

Architecture, internals, and plumbing

  • [25950] REMOTE_ADDR set to null if client_ip in X-Forwarded-For matches a koha_trusted_proxies value

Circulation

  • [25293] Don’t call escapeHtml on null
  • [25724] Transferred item checked in to shelving cart has cart location removed when transfer is filled
  • [25868] Transfers page must show effective itemtype
  • [25890] Checkouts table not sorting on check out date correctly
  • [25940] Two separate print dialogs when checking in/transferring an item
  • [26012] Date in ‘Paid for’ information not formatted to Time/DateFormat system preferences
  • [26136] Prevent double submit of checkin form

Command-line Utilities

  • [25853] update_patrons_category.pl has incorrect permissions in repo
  • [25955] compare_es_to_db.pl broken by drop of Catmandu dependency

Database

  • [24379] Patron login attempts happen to be NULL instead of 0

Installation and upgrade (web-based installer)

  • [25695] Missing logging of $@ in onboarding.pl after eval block

Notices

  • [25629] Fix capitalization in sample notices

OPAC

  • [24473] Syndetics content should be $raw filtered on opac-detail.tt

    Syndetics provides enhanced content which is displayed in the OPAC under the tabs ‘Title Notes’, ‘Excerpt’, ‘About the author’, and ‘Editions’. They provide this information as HTML but Koha currently displays the content with the HTML tags. This fixes this so that the enhanced content displays correctly.

  • [25869] Coce images not loading for lists (virtualshelves)
  • [25982] OPAC shelves RSS link output is HTML not XML
  • [26070] Google Transliterate API has been deprecated

    The Google Transliterate API has been deprecated by Google in 2011. This removes the remaining code and GoogleIndicTransliteration system preference from Koha as this is no longer functional.

  • [26179] Remove redundant import of Google font

Packaging

  • [25889] Increase performance of debian/list-deps script

Patrons

  • [25336] Show checkouts/fines to guarantor is in the wrong section of the patron file
  • [26125] In ‘Patron search’ tab link should lead to patron details instead of checkout screen

Plugin architecture

  • [25953] Add ID to installed plugins table to ease styling and DOM mods

Reports

  • [26111] Serials module does not appear in reports dictionary
  • [26165] Duplicating large saved report leads to error due to length of URI

Searching – Elasticsearch

  • [25873] Elasticsearch – Records with malformed data are not indexed
  • [26009] Elasticsearch homebranch and holdingbranch facets are limited to 10

Self checkout

  • [26131] console errors when attempting to open SCO related system preferences

System Administration

  • [25919] Desks link is available in left side menu even if UseCirculationDesks is disabled

Templates

  • [25718] Correct typo in additem.tt
  • [25762] Typo in linkitem.tt
  • [25765] Replace LoginBranchname and LoginBranchcode with use of Branches template plugin
  • [25987] Radio buttons are misaligned in New label batches
  • [26098] JS error on the fund list view if no fund displayed

Test Suite

  • [25729] Charges/Fees.t is failing on slow servers due to wrong date comparison
  • [26043] Holds.t is failing randomly
  • [26115] Remove leftover Carp::Always
  • [26162] Prevent Selenium’s StaleElementReferenceException

Tools

  • [25862] TinyMCE editor mangles local url links (relative_urls is true) in tools/koha-new.pl
  • [25893] Log viewer no longer searches using wildcards
  • [26017] Cashup registers never shows on tools page
  • [26121] When using CodeMirror in News Tool DatePicker is hard to see
  • [26124] Console errors on tools_koha-news when editing with TinyMCE

    New sysprefs

  • NewsToolEditor
  • NotesToHide

Documentation

The Koha manual is maintained in Sphinx. The home page for Koha
documentation is

As of the date of these release notes, only the English version of the
Koha manual is available:

The Git repository for the Koha manual can be found at

Translations

Complete or near-complete translations of the OPAC and staff
interface are available in this release for the following languages:

  • Arabic (100%)
  • Armenian (99.4%)
  • Armenian (Classical) (99.7%)
  • Chinese (Taiwan) (94%)
  • Czech (81.4%)
  • English (New Zealand) (67.8%)
  • English (USA)
  • Finnish (70.5%)
  • French (82.1%)
  • French (Canada) (96.1%)
  • German (97.7%)
  • German (Switzerland) (75.7%)
  • Greek (60.7%)
  • Hindi (100%)
  • Italian (81.4%)
  • Norwegian Bokmål (72.3%)
  • Polish (73.9%)
  • Portuguese (88.5%)
  • Portuguese (Brazil) (99.4%)
  • Slovak (84%)
  • Spanish (100%)
  • Swedish (78.7%)
  • Telugu (91%)
  • Turkish (93.2%)
  • Ukrainian (65.4%)

Partial translations are available for various other languages.

The Koha team welcomes additional translations; please see

For information about translating Koha, and join the koha-translate
list to volunteer:

The most up-to-date translations can be found at:

Release Team

The release team for Koha 20.05.03 is

  • Release Manager: Martin Renvoize
  • Release Manager assistants:
    • Tomás Cohen Arazi
    • Jonathan Druart
  • QA Manager: Katrin Fischer
  • QA Team:
    • Jonathan Druart
    • Marcel de Rooy
    • Joonas Kylmälä
    • Josef Moravec
    • Tomás Cohen Arazi
    • Nick Clemens
    • Kyle Hall
  • Topic Experts:
    • SIP2 — Colin Campbell
    • EDI — Colin Campbell
    • Elasticsearch — Fridolin Somers
    • REST API — Tomás Cohen Arazi
    • ILS-DI — Arthur Suzuki
    • UI Design — Owen Leonard
    • ILL — Andrew Isherwood
  • Bug Wranglers:
    • Michal Denár
    • Cori Lynn Arnold
    • Lisette Scheer
    • Amit Gupta
  • Packaging Manager: Mason James
  • Documentation Managers:
    • Caroline Cyr La Rose
    • David Nind
  • Documentation Team:
    • Donna Bachowski
    • Lucy Vaux-Harvey
    • Sugandha Bajaj
  • Translation Manager: Bernardo González Kriegel
  • Release Maintainers:
    • 19.11 — Joy Nelson
    • 19.05 — Lucas Gass
    • 18.11 — Hayley Mapley
  • Release Maintainer mentors:
    • 19.11 — Martin Renvoize
    • 19.05 — Nick Clemens
    • 18.11 — Chris Cormack

Credits

We thank the following libraries who are known to have sponsored
new features in Koha 20.05.03:

We thank the following individuals who contributed patches to Koha 20.05.03.

  • Aleisha Amohia (1)
  • Tomás Cohen Arazi (16)
  • Nick Clemens (20)
  • David Cook (3)
  • Jonathan Druart (38)
  • Katrin Fischer (8)
  • Andrew Fuerste-Henry (2)
  • Lucas Gass (22)
  • Didier Gautheron (4)
  • Kyle Hall (6)
  • Mason James (3)
  • Andreas Jonsson (1)
  • Bernardo González Kriegel (1)
  • Joonas Kylmälä (2)
  • Owen Leonard (25)
  • Hayley Mapley (1)
  • Julian Maurice (5)
  • Josef Moravec (2)
  • Agustín Moyano (2)
  • David Nind (1)
  • Martin Renvoize (37)
  • David Roberts (1)
  • Marcel de Rooy (2)
  • Caroline Cyr La Rose (1)
  • Slava Shishkin (1)
  • Fridolin Somers (4)
  • Koha Translators (1)
  • Timothy Alexis Vass (1)

We thank the following libraries, companies, and other institutions who contributed
patches to Koha 20.05.03

  • Athens County Public Libraries (25)
  • BibLibre (13)
  • Bibliotheksservice-Zentrum Baden-Württemberg (BSZ) (8)
  • ByWater-Solutions (50)
  • Catalyst (1)
  • David Nind (1)
  • Independant Individuals (4)
  • Koha Community Developers (38)
  • KohaAloha (3)
  • Kreablo AB (1)
  • Prosentient Systems (3)
  • PTFS-Europe (38)
  • Rijks Museum (2)
  • Solutions inLibro inc (1)
  • Theke Solutions (18)
  • ub.lu.se (1)
  • Universidad Nacional de Córdoba (1)
  • University of Helsinki (2)

We also especially thank the following individuals who tested patches
for Koha.

  • Tomás Cohen Arazi (27)
  • Alex Arnaud (8)
  • Donna Bachowski (1)
  • Christopher Brannon (1)
  • Nick Clemens (26)
  • Rebecca Coert (1)
  • Holly Cooper (1)
  • Frédéric Demians (1)
  • Michal Denar (2)
  • Jonathan Druart (139)
  • Magnus Enger (1)
  • Katrin Fischer (60)
  • Andrew Fuerste-Henry (6)
  • Lucas Gass (194)
  • Didier Gautheron (4)
  • Victor Grousset (8)
  • Amit Gupta (2)
  • Kyle Hall (2)
  • Stina Hallin (1)
  • Sally Healey (22)
  • Heather Hernandez (1)
  • Abbey Holt (1)
  • Barbara Johnson (1)
  • Jill Kleven (1)
  • Bernardo González Kriegel (2)
  • Joonas Kylmälä (13)
  • Owen Leonard (14)
  • Ere Maijala (1)
  • Julian Maurice (11)
  • Kelly McElligott (2)
  • Josef Moravec (5)
  • David Nind (10)
  • Emma Perks (8)
  • Martin Renvoize (37)
  • Jason Robb (4)
  • Marcel de Rooy (15)
  • Caroline Cyr La Rose (3)
  • Lisette Scheer (4)
  • Maryse Simard (1)
  • Michael Springer (1)

We thank the following individuals who mentored new contributors to the Koha project.

  • Andrew Nugged

We regret any omissions. If a contributor has been inadvertently missed,
please send a patch against these release notes to
koha-patches@lists.koha-community.org.

Revision control notes

The Koha project uses Git for version control. The current development
version of Koha can be retrieved by checking out the master branch of:

The branch for this version of Koha and future bugfixes in this release
line is rmain2005.

Bugs and feature requests

Bug reports and feature requests can be filed at the Koha bug
tracker at:

He rau ringa e oti ai.
(Many hands finish the work)

Autogenerated release notes updated last on 31 Aug 2020 21:01:34.

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July 2020

Volume 11, Issue 7
ISSN 2153-8328
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Table of Contents

Development

Koha 20.05.02 Released

by Lucas Gass
The Koha community is proud to announce the release of 20.05.02.

Koha 20.05.02 is a bugfix/maintenance release, including 17 enhancements
and 25 bugfixes.

The full release notes can be viewed here:

20.05.02 Release

Debian packages should be available in a couple days!

Koha 19.11.08 Released

by Aleisha Amohia
The Koha community is proud to announce the release of Koha 19.11.08.

Thank you very much to everyone involved in this release.

Koha 19.11.08 is a bugfix/maintenance release that includes 8
enhancements and 18 bugfixes.

Full release notes can be found here:

Koha 19.11.08 released

Koha 19.05.13 Released

by Victor Grousset
The Koha Community is happy to announce the release of Koha 19.05.13.

Koha 19.05.13 is a bugfix/maintenance release.

It includes 16 bugfixes.

The full release notes can be found at:

Koha 19.05.13 released

Debian packages will be available shortly.

Thanks to everyone involved 🙂

Notes and Projects

Developer, Aleisha Amohia, writes about the amazing work being done in Koha 20.05.

HealthNet Nepal has released a Live DVD version of Koha for testing and educational purposes.

Community

New Koha Libraries

Equinox Open Source Grant Recipient Biblioteca Nacional de Puerto Rico Goes Live with Koha

Duluth, Ga., July 29, 2020: Equinox Open Library Initiative is honored to
announce the successful migration of the Biblioteca Nacional de Puerto Rico, a
division of the Instituto de Cultura Puertorriqueña in San Juan, Puerto Rico to the
Koha Integrated Library System. They were one of two 2019 Equinox Open Source
Grant recipients.

The Biblioteca Nacional de Puerto Rico was created in 1967, a division of the
Instituto de Cultura Puertorriqueña. In 2003 it became the National Library to
preserve and provide access to resources related to Puerto Rico and Puerto Ricans.
The ir migration encompassed 56001 bibliographic records. Equinox services
included: project management, system configuration, extraction and migration of
bibliographic data, and staff training. Equinox also provided Koha support, hosting,
and auxiliary services.

“We are extremely happy and thankful for this extraordinary work,” said Carlos Ruiz
Cortés, Executive Director of the Instituto de Cultura Puertorriqueña. “The
catalogue is modern and very comfortable for research. It is also a great
opportunity as we are implementing new services for our users, while promoting
access to our valuable cultural resources.”

The Equinox Open Source Grant was offered for the first time in 2019 providing
Koha migration, support and training to two successful grantees. The grant was
inspired by the vibrant open source community and the belief that every community
deserves to benefit from an accessible and thriving library.

“Staff from the National Library and the Institute of Puerto Rican Culture, led by
Hilda Teresa Ayala-González, worked diligently for many months migrating data,
making configuration decisions, testing, and training to prepare for the new
system,” said Jennifer Weston, Implementation Project Manager at Equinox. “The
new Koha database inspired additional projects as the staff took advantage of the
library’s recent closing to launch a new website, and plan for a digitization project
to be linked with Koha to coincide with the 65th anniversary celebration of the
Cultural Institute. It has been both a pleasure and an honor to work with the
Biblioteca Nacional de Puerto Rico to provide these new opportunities for their
community.”

Koha Tips and Tricks

Take a look at these new tutorials from PTFS Europe:

The team at ByWater Solutions has some great new tutorials for you:

Support Provider News

From PTFS Europe
Developing Accessibility:

A current project that really encapsulates the strengths of the Koha community is work PTFS Europe developers are doing on enhancing Koha accessibility. This project is being funded by a Koha library at the UK Houses of Parliament, fixes for identified bugs are being developed by PTFS Europe and signed-off and quality assured at pace by a wide group of members of the Koha community. Bugs fixed include making headings semantically correct, adding ‘skip to main content’ links, adding aria labels to search results and making aria labels translatable. Full details of progress on this tree of bugs can be found here.

From Equinox

#ChatOpenS: August 19, 2020, 12-1pm EDT. Networking Twitter Chat bringing those interested in open source in libraries together.

Upcoming Events

KohaCon 2020 Update!

Tēnā koutou,

It’s 84 days to Kohacon! The programme has changed since we first launched it in February of this year and we would encourage you to take another look https://2020.kohacon.org/posts/programme/

Kohacon2020 will be a mix of in-person and online presentations. Speakers will deliver talks at the Tiakiwai Conference Centre venue and streamed online.

Our guest speakers hail from Finland, Pakistan, the USA, France, Bangladesh, Canada, Turkey, Australia, England, and New Zealand. Please register your intention to attend online or in-person at: https://2020.kohacon.org/posts/registration/

There is professional development goodness for everyone – documentation, accessibility, linked data, creative problem solving, cataloguing plugins, integration, and marketing tips to name just a few talks/workshops. You can register to receive programme updates, follow @nzkoha on twitter, and keep an eye on the website: https://2020.kohacon.org/posts/programme/

Details

If you have any questions, please contact us at kohacon2020@catalyst.net.nz

Nā mātou noa, nā,
Koha team at Catalyst NZ

Sent with thanks to our Kohacon sponsors: https://2020.kohacon.org/posts/sponsors/

Koha-US Cataloging SIG: MARC Frameworks in Koha

by Heather Hernandez
The next Koha-US Cataloging SIG (Special Interest Group) round table will look at MARC frameworks (we’ll edit one live!) followed by our usual open discussion of cataloging issues–this month, submitted questions already include: Why use cutters instead of author’s last names? And, what’s the difference between “form, subfield v” and “topic subfield x” in a subject heading–what makes something a “form” or a “topic?”. Please bring your questions, tips, tricks, ideas, and comments and let’s chat and learn from each other! You don’t have to be a member of Koha-US to participate, nor do you have to be a cataloger! We often work in real, live, in production Koha catalogs, and are happy to try things out live–it’s loads of fun! So please join us on Thursday, August 6, 2020 @ 8am – 9am PT (9 MT/10 CT/11 ET in the United States). Can’t make it? No problem–it will be recorded and available on the Koha US YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLV58VVGJH5V1wNHZqYpAfX7y1dU9eWTXq

More information on the Koha-US SIGs is here: http://koha-us.org/special-interest-groups/ You can join via the “Join” button on this page, or email info@koha-us.org for assistance with joining any of the SIGs.

Upcoming topics of the Cataloging SIG meetings include Related formats (e.g. print/online) (September), Languages and record displays (October), Reports (November), Workarounds and documentation (December).

Please also feel free to address questions, tips, tricks, ideas for topics, etc. to the group or to me, heather_hernandez@nps.gov, via email at anytime. And guest presenters & hosts are most welcome if you have something you’d like to share! Full details on our SIG meetings (with the link to join), as well as those of the other SIGS, are on the Koha US calendar, http://koha-us.org/calendar/

August General IRC Meeting

The August General IRC meeting will be held the 5th of August 2020, 14:00 UTC.

The agenda, links to the minutes, and other information is
here.

August Development IRC Meeting

The August Development IRC meeting will be held the 12th of August 2020, 14:00 UTC.

The agenda, links to the minutes, and other information is
here.

August Documentation IRC Meeting

The August Documentation IRC meeting will be held the 13th August 2020, 19:00 UTC.

The agenda, links to the minutes, and other information is
here.

Past Events

July General IRC Meeting

The July General IRC meeting was held the 17th at 20:00 UTC.

The agenda, links to the minutes, and other information is
here.

July Development IRC Meeting

The July Development IRC meeting was held the 1st at 20:00 UTC.

The agenda, links to the minutes, and other information is
here.

July Documentation IRC Meeting

The July Documentation IRC meeting was held the 2nd at 19:00 UTC.

The agenda, links to the minutes, and other information is
here.

RELEASE NOTES FOR KOHA 19.05.13

The Koha community is proud to announce the release of version 19.05.13. This is a maintenance release and contains many bugfixes and enhancements.

As always you can download the release from: https://download.koha-community.org

Thank you very much to everyone involved in this release.

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