Adoption and user perceptions of Koha library management system in India

V, Vimal Kumar; Jasimudeen, S

Abstract

Adoption and use of open source library management systems in Indian libraries is gaining momentum. Koha is the first free and open source library automation package. Its excellent features have made it popular among the user community within a short span of time. This paper provides a brief picture of Koha software adoption and the users’ perceptions about it in the Indian library scenario and evaluates the satisfaction level of Indian library professionals with Koha. It is found that the software is popular among the southern states of India and the number of Koha users in India is growing.


Keyword(s)

Koha; Library automation; Open source software

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