The Koha open source library management system has excited the Indian libraries by its adaptability in our environment. Multiple libraries have already embraced Koha and multitude more are following suit. India (especially Informatics) has pioneered the use of Koha by customizing Koha and contributing multiple developments to the community.
Christopher Cormack has a BSc in Computer Science and a BA in Mathematics and Maori Studies. While working for Katipo Communications, he was the lead developer of the original version of Koha, which went live at Horowhenua Library Trust on January 5, 2000. Since then he has served various roles in the community: release manager, QA manager and Translation manager. He is the elected release maintainer for 3.20.x. Christopher currently works for Catalyst IT in Wellington, NZ. Christopher believes in Free Software and allowing users the freedom to innovate.
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