Koha 3.6.x Release Notes 1


Just like with the release of 3.4, I have edited the release notes for Koha 3.6 to include links to related manual pages and tutorial videos. I hope this helps you find the new features in your Koha installation.

New features in 3.6.0
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ACQUISITIONS

ADMINISTRATION

  • New permission for overdues report

CATALOGING

CIRCULATION

OPAC

PATRONS

  • Log membership renewal
  • Allow patron update script (on OPAC) to send email using the from address of the patron
  • Extended attributes display much improved
  • Partial fine payments
  • If a patron search returns one result, redirect to patron details page

MESSAGING

  • Improved the email checking when sending “Hold filled” notices.
  • Add today’s date on checkin/checkout notices

REPORTS

SEARCHING

  • Added ISBN filter to advanced
  • Analytic links search on full phrase title
  • Control order in which facet categories display

SIP

  • Add Support for the Fee Paid Message

ENHANCED CONTENT

STAFF INTERFACE

INTERFACE

INTERNATIONALIZATION

  • Tons of fixes to the translation tools
  • Add German translation for purchase suggestion mails
  • Spanish translation for SQL files

INTERNALS, PACKAGING AND PERFORMANCE

  • Simplified system preferences for the web installer
  • Create and update the manual pages for the koha-* scripts.
  • Automated backups of data and config
  • Improve configurability of package building scripts

COMMAND LINE UTILITIES

  • cron script to allow easy anonymisation of patron circulation data

BUGFIXES

Plus 356 more bugfixes

System Preferences
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The following system preferences are new in 3.6.0:

Documentation
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As of Koha 3.2, the Koha manual is now maintained in DocBook. The home page for Koha documentation is http://koha-community.org/documentation/

As of the date of these release notes, only the English version of the Koha manual is available: http://manual.koha-community.org/3.6/en/

The Git repository for the Koha manual can be found at http://git.koha-community.org/gitweb/?p=kohadocs.git;a=summary

Translations
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Complete or near-complete translations of the OPAC and staff interface are available in this release for the following languages:

  • Chinese (Taiwan)
  • Danish
  • English (USA)
  • English (UK)
  • French (France)
  • German
  • Italian
  • Portuguese (Brazil)
  • Spanish

Partial translations are available for various other languages.The Koha team welcomes additional translations; please see http://wiki.koha-community.org/wiki/Translating_Koha

for information about translating Koha, and join the koha-translate list to volunteer: http://lists.koha-community.org/cgi-bin/mailman/listinfo/koha-translate

The most up-to-date translations can be found at: http://translate.koha-community.org/


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