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Koha Geek is a blog by a librarian at Mahatama Gandhi University Library

This blog post from BibLibre talks about performance enhancements achieved by using Plack, a set of Perl tools, with Koha 3.10.

The Koha blog aggregates its posts related to OPACs, discussing topics like buttons, comments, logins, customization, tags, grids, and searching.

The LISWire news blog describes ByWater Solutions’ hitting the one-year mark of providing open source services to libraries. The general website also provides a FAQ, mailing lists, RSS feeds, subscription options, and testimonials.

The BibLibre blog describes its partnership with ByWater Solutions. The partnership aims to help meet the demands of the rapidly growing Koha community by providing crucial support for development and migration services.

The Vimal Kumar blog compares Koha and NewGenLib. It discusses Koha's advantage of having a truly global community and a wide developer and vendor base.

The Libology blog includes information about Katipo and LibLime. The main topic covered is the expansion of LibLime.

The LibraryThing blog contains information about support options for Koha. Other recent topics include tag clouds, branded applications, enhancements, audio books, and statistics.

The JacketFlap blog aggregates posts by topic, including open source and LibLime. These posts address topics such as trademark battles and paying for services.

This LINK 2.0 Koha blog contains information about Koha and LibLime. Topics include migration, communities, conferences, and news.

The Emerging Technologies Librarian blog compares LibLime and Koha. The post includes a basic introduction, information about open source, information about Koha and Liblime, and a discussion of their trademark battle and software development fork.

The Cataloging Futures blog contains information about open source cataloging tools and LibLime. Topics include RDA and the cataloging tool biblios.net.

The Librarian.net blog describes the trademark battles between Koha and LibLime in the US and New Zealand. It includes numerous links to relevant articles.

The Room of Infinite Diligence blog addresses issues related to Koha and Liblime. It mainly discusses the trademark dilemma and the problems associated with it.

This GMane blog is dedicated to fostering technical discussion of the Koha open source integrated library system. It allows users to submit information about bugs and bug fixes.

This blog for the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) Documentation Centre contains information about the Koha open source integrated library management software. It provides basic information about the Koha community, the libraries using Koha, and a link for more information.

This is the official blog for ByWater Solutions and addresses such topics as free open source webinars, MARC records, customer support, patron categories, libraries using Koha, migration, item types, and setting up libraries and branches in Koha.

The Clean Clouds blog includes an installation guide for Koha on various releases of Ubuntu with MySQL. It also provides information about open source and proprietary ILSs, Koha features, the software required, and finally detailed installation instructions.

This blog for the Multimedia Information Technology Group (MMIT) discusses Koha, open source, and trademarks. The post itself is brief but it contains numerous links to information to help readers understand the Koha-LibLime/PTFS development fork issue.

The 3 Geeks and a Law blog describes working with the open source library system Koha. It includes tips on Linux servers, hosting, Ubuntu, library branches, users, MARC records, and OCLC.

This ALA TechSource blog post describes the continued expansion of open source. Specifically, it discusses the international expansion of Evergreen and Koha, ByWater Solutions' expanding its Koha clients, and the EIFL's promoting open source in developing nations.

The Open Source Schools blog provides information about uses for open source in schools. Topics include bug fixes, conferences, design, Google, and YouTube.

The OSS Watch blog provides information to help higher education institutions in the United Kingdom use or develop open source software projects. In addition to the blog, the website also includes information about events, contacts, and FAQs.

oss4lib is a blog on open source systems for libraries that began at the Yale Medical Library in early 1999. Its mission is “to build better and free systems for use in libraries” through maintaining a list of free software and systems designed for libraries and tracking news and project updates on related issues.

Libre-arian is a blog discussing OSS in libraries written by Warren Layton. Layton is currently the Systems Librarian at the Library of Parliament in Ottawa, Canada.

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