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Searching in the OPAC by Language

Does your library have a collection of books or items that are in a foreign language?   Patrons can search for an item in your collection by language.  On the library’s OPAC under the advanced search option, there is a drop down of many languages your patron can choose from. […]


Closing out your Budget in Koha Acquisitions

The end of the fiscal year is coming! Now, how do I close out my budget in Koha? In this Koha tutorial we will walk you through closing the budget, options for moving the unspent funds and unreceived orders, and making your budget inactive. Get there: More > Administration > […]


Cover Images on the Koha OPAC – Coce Server

In this Koha tutorial we will discuss the options for using the Coce Server to display cover images. Koha users have several options when it comes to displaying cover images on the OPAC. Users can choose from OPACAmazonCoverImages, GoogleJackets, OpenLibraryCovers, which are free. Or paid services, like Baker and Taylor cover images […]


2017 South Texas Koha Summit

South Texas Koha Summit Event Date: Friday November 17, 2017 Event Time: 9:00am – 4:00pm Event Location:La Retama Central Library Event Address: 805 Comanche St, Corpus Christi, TX 78401 Registration: Please fill out the form below South Texas Koha Summit The 2017 Summit will take place at the Corpus Christi Public Libraries, La […]


2017 Koha-US Conference in Coeur d’Alene

Hi everyone! There are so many wonderful things to be said about the 2017 Koha-US Conference in Coeur d’Alene. The Coeur d’Alene Public Library and site made for a fantastic venue. The library is beautifully situated on an expansive grassy mall area right off the main drag that holds lots […]


Setting Up An ILL Workflow for Your Library 1

This blog has been created to help those libraries with an Inter-Library Loan process.  This is not the only way to process a library’s ILL materials, however, it can certainly be a starting point.  Here are the steps on lending materials to other libraries: For tracking of material, you should […]


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How to Set-Up and Use the Quick Add Patron Option 2

Here is a short Koha tutorial on how to set-up and use the Quick Add patron option.  Below are step by step instructions for more assistance in setting the quickaddpatron options up. Summary of the steps covered in the koha tutorial video:  PatronQuickAddFields – this is the system preference to add […]


StreamNet Regional Library Goes Live on Koha with ByWater Solutions

08/01/2017 CONTACT: Nathan Curulla (888) 900-8944 sales@bywatersolutions.com StreamNet Regional 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 StreamNet Regional Library, of Portland, OR. is now live on Koha with ByWater Solutions! ByWater completed the transition of the […]