Youtube Streaming for Cataloging in Koha


This tutorial video will show you how to catalog youtube videos and have them stream in Koha. The new enhancement allows you to catalogue a YouTube link in 856$u and have it display in the record in the OPAC and staff client through the ‘Play media’ tab.

Steps to set up YouTube Videos in the Play Media Tab in Koha 16.05 and future releases.

  1. Catalogue a YouTube link in 856$u

  2. Enable the system preference for HTML5MediaEnabled

  3. Enable the system preference for HTML5MediaYouTube

  4. Open the record you catalogued the YouTube link in the 856$u in both the OPAC and staff client

  5. The video will be displayed in the ‘Play media’ tab

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