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Koha Community announces 22.05 Release

Press Release: ByWater Solutions [June 13, 2022]

The Koha Community, home of the world's first free and open-source library system, announced last month that the Koha 22.05 release is available. This major release includes 6 new features, 239 enhancements, 360 bugfixes.

Fridolin Somers, 22.05 Release Manager and Software and system maintainer at BibLibre, commented on the release.

It has been a great pleasure to be your captain for this 6 months journey.

Release Team

The release team for Koha 22.05.00 is

  • Release Manager: Fridolin Somers
  • Release Manager assistants:
    • Jonathan Druart
    • Martin Renvoize
    • Tomás Cohen Arazi
  • QA Manager: Katrin Fischer
  • QA Team:
    • Andrew Nugged
    • Jonathan Druart
    • Joonas Kylmälä
    • Kyle M Hall
    • Marcel de Rooy
    • Martin Renvoize
    • Nick Clemens
    • Petro Vashchuk
    • Tomás Cohen Arazi
    • Victor Grousset
  • Topic Experts:
    • UI Design — Owen Leonard
    • REST API — Tomás Cohen Arazi
    • Zebra — Fridolin Somers
    • Accounts — Martin Renvoize
  • Bug Wranglers:
    • Indranil Das Gupta
    • Erica Rohlfs
  • Packaging Manager: Mason James
  • Documentation Manager: David Nind
  • Documentation Team:
    • Aude Charillon
    • Caroline Cyr La Rose
    • Kelly McElligott
    • Lucy Vaux-Harvey
    • Martin Renvoize
    • Rocio Lopez
  • Translation Managers:
    • Bernardo González Kriegel
    • Wiki curators:
    • Thomas Dukleth
  • Release Maintainers:
    • 21.11 — Kyle M Hall
    • 21.05 — Andrew Fuerste-Henry
    • 20.11 — Victor Grousset
    • 19.11 — Wainui Witika-Park

Thank You to our Library Partners for the Sponsorship of New Features

  • Montgomery County Public Libraries

Thank You to our Library Partners and Staff who have Contributed Patches for Koha

  • Tomás Cohen Arazi (234)
  • Nick Clemens (131)
  • Andrew Fuerste-Henry (2)
  • Lucas Gass (44)
  • Kyle M Hall (27)
  • Owen Leonard (153)

Thank You to our Library Partners and Institutions who Contributed Patches for Koha

  • Athens County Public Libraries (153)
  • Theke Solutions (234)

ByWater Solutions team members contributed (204) in the 22.05 release!

Thank you to our Library Partners and Staff who Tested Patches for Koha

  • Tomás Cohen Arazi (189)
  • Bob Bennhoff (10)
  • Christopher Brannon (1)
  • Felicity Brown (1)
  • Nick Clemens (162)
  • Rebecca Coert (2)
  • Ben Daeuber (3)
  • Andrew Fuerste-Henry (83)
  • Lucas Gass (78)
  • Kyle M Hall (74)
  • Jo Hunter (2)
  • Barbara Johnson (21)
  • Rhonda Kuiper (1)
  • Owen Leonard (135)
  • Kelly McElligott (4)
  • Lisette Scheer (1)
  • Michael Sutherland (1)
  • George Williams (1)
  • Jessie Zairo (2)

About Koha

Koha is the first open-source Integrated Library System (ILS). In use worldwide, its development is steered by a growing community of libraries collaborating to achieve their technology goals. Koha's impressive feature set continues to evolve and expand to meet the needs of its user base. It includes modules for circulation, cataloging, acquisitions, serials, reserves, patron management, branch relationships, and more.

Koha's OPAC, circulation, management, and self-checkout interfaces are all based on standards-compliant World Wide Web technologies, HTML5, CSS, and Javascript, making Koha a truly platform-independent solution. Koha is distributed under the open-source General Public License (GPL). For more information about Koha, please visit

About ByWater Solutions

ByWater Solutions is a full service, high-quality Open Source support and implementation company dedicated to providing libraries with a lower cost, more advanced level of support for their systems than a traditional proprietary solution can offer. ByWater Solutions has a proven track record in first-rate implementation and support services with library systems of all sizes for the Koha ILS, Aspen Discovery, Folio LSP, Coral ERM, and Libki PC Management.

Our highly ranked, comprehensive support is what sets our company apart from any other vendor in the industry. Partnering with ByWater Solutions not only lowers the cost of implementation and maintenance of OSS but more importantly empowers libraries by giving them the flexibility and freedom they deserve. For more information please visit

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Publication Year:2022
Type of Material:Press Release
Language English
Issue:June 13, 2022
Publisher:ByWater Solutions
Company: ByWater Solutions
Products: Koha
Subject: Product announcements
Record Number:27378
Last Update:2024-04-19 02:19:52
Date Created:2022-06-13 15:14:43