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The Emmaus Bible College Library Goes Live on ByWater Solutions Koha Support

06/20/2017 CONTACT: Nathan Curulla (888) 900-8944 sales@bywatersolutions.com The Emmaus Bible College Library Goes Live on ByWater Solutions Koha Support ByWater Solutions, an open source community contributor and America’s forefront provider of Koha support, announced today that the Emmaus Bible College Library, of Dubique, IA. is now live on Koha with ByWater Solutions! ByWater […]


Customizing the More Searches Menu on the OPAC in Koha

Here is a short tutorial video about how to customize the More Searches Menu on the OPAC in Koha.  There are also step by step instructions on how to do this below. Here are some step by step instructions for adding  a new search: On the OPAC side of Koha, […]


The New England Institute of Technology goes Live on ByWater Solutions Koha Support

06/13/2017 CONTACT: Nathan Curulla (888) 900-8944 sales@bywatersolutions.com The New England Institute of Technology goes live on ByWater Solutions Koha Support ByWater Solutions, an open source community contributor and America’s forefront provider of Koha support, announced today that the New England Institute of Technology Library, of East Greenwich, RI. is now live on Koha […]


How to Limit Purchase Suggestions in Koha

Koha Tutorial – Purchase Suggestions One of the new enhancements in the 16.11 version of Koha is the system preference MaxOpenSuggestions. This system preference allows you to limit the number of open purchase suggestions a patron can have. This koha tutorial walks you through how to configure this system preference […]


Creating a Report to include all Branches

Here is a short video with a tip on creating a report in Koha to include all the branches of your library. Steps: Create a new authorized category for BRANCH. You can create any named category here, just as long as you know what it is for.  Authorized values are […]


How to Attach a File to MARC Records in Koha Cataloging

This tutorial will cover using the upload.pl plugin to attach files to MARC records in Koha Cataloging. MARC Bibliographic Framework To enable the functionality,  you will want to add the upload.pl plugin to the 856$u subfield in one (or multiple) of your MARC frameworks. From the staff client walk through […]


How to Change the Material Type in Koha

  We’ve been getting a few questions lately about where the material type in Koha comes from, so I wanted to write a short blog post explaining how the material type is created. In the screenshot above you can see that the material type of this eBook is listed as […]


The Health Sciences Library at New York Medical College goes live on Koha with ByWater Solutions

6/6/2017 CONTACT: Nathan Curulla (888) 900-8944 sales@bywatersolutions.com The Health Sciences Library at New York Medical College goes live on Koha with ByWater Solutions ByWater Solutions, an open source community contributor and America’s forefront provider of Koha support, announced today that the Heath Sciences Library at New York Medical College, of Valhalla, NY. […]


PayPal Set up in the Business Portal for Koha Integration

This new feature will allow you to accept credit card payments via the OPAC for fines via PayPal. Once you have completed testing your PayPal set up in the Koha Sandbox, you can now proceed to the Production Mode. For additional steps setting up the sandbox mode, please see our post […]