New Webinar@AIMS: “KOHA the first open-source Integrated Library System (ILS): An overview of its functions "

 The AIMS team is pleased to announce the webinar "KOHA the first open-source Intergrated Library System (ILS): An overview of its functions".

The webinar will present KOHA open-source Integrated Library System (ILS) in managing library resources. This webinar will provide an overview of the features of the KOHA software and attendees will have an insight of the prowess of the software in adding value to library services.

The webinar addresses (agricultural) researchers, librarians, information management specialists, software developers, (agricultural) journal editors, related data providers and other interested people.

About the webinar

The objective of this webinar is to provide an overview of KOHA and its solution packs for the management of library resources. KOHA is built using library standards and protocols such as MARC 21, UNIMARC, z39.50, SRU/SW, SIP2, RDA, ensuring interoperability between KOHA and other systems and technologies. (KOHA uses a MySQL relational database. KOHA is used worldwide by libraries of different shapes and sizes and is available in different languages.

The webinar will present KOHA as example of an Integrated Library System (ILS), the benefits of being using the software and overview of the software and what possibilities it offers.


22nd of May 2014 - 16:00 Rome Time (Use Time Converter to calculate the time difference between your location and Rome, Italy)


Patrick Jones, Director, Library Solutions and Services , LibLime

How to join

The session is open to anyone but places are limited. If you are interested to attend the webinar, send an e-mail to [email protected], containing the following information:

  • your name
  • your affiliation
  • your role
  • your country

System requirements

Once you have requested to attend the webinar, you will receive an e-mail confirming your place with an URL access. Make sure that:

  • you have good internet connection
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 7, 8, 9, 10; Mozilla Firefox; Google Chrome
  • Adobe® Flash® Player 10.3. If in doubt, go to Checking system requirements of the web conferencing programme Adobe Connect.


This webinar is co-sponsored by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and LibLime