This is such exciting news, and we can’t wait that the International Koha Con 2023 conference is just around the corner! I’m excited to announce that the conference will be held from 13 August 2023 at Finland Metsätalo . The President koha Pakistan Mr Sher Afzal Khan is invited as guest speaker along with other great list of speakers from acrose the world. He will talk about the Volunteer Contribution, ICT Reform and Capacity Building of Library Professionals through Koha (ILMS) Open Source Software Project in Pakistan
Abstract of Presentation:
Free and Open Source Software’s (FOSS) is for the used of everyone with free source code and freely licensed. Koha library integrated management system is one of the products of Free and open source community, programmer and library professionals. The Koha projects worldwide is now increasing and a large number of libraries i.e. special, public, academic and other research center are now using Koha ILMS in their respective Libraries.
Like other part of the world Pakistan Koha Community is also contributing volunteering for the ICT reform and capacity building of LIS professional by using Koha ILMS. The Pakistan Koha community was established in 2014. I will share the practical experience of Koha ILMS installations and various organization and big libraries, Training and capacity building through hands on training session, Social Media platform, organizing national and international conferences and other contributions in big project of Koha in Pakistan.
The conclusions drawn from this research and practical work will relate to the concept of implementing an open source software “Koha”. This will further help to those who are working in Koha ILMS in libraries or need to implement the project in their respective academic, public and special libraries.
Keywords: Koha Pakistan, Open Source Software, Open Source Movement, Libraries, PakistanKeywords: Koha Pakistan, Open Source Software, Open Source Movement, Libraries, Pakistanby Sher Afzal Khan (President and founder Koha Pakistan) email@example.com Pakistan
Confrence website Link: https://perlkohacon.fi/Schedule.html#?talk_id=25