Tutorial Videos


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, […]


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 […]


Koha tutorial on setting up Serials Subscriptions

In this Koha tutorial video we will show you how to set up Serial Subscriptions in Koha. To learn all about Koha 16.11 view the other videos in this series and make sure to review the manual and the release notes. Here are some step by step instructions for this tutorial: When creating a subscription, you must have […]


Koha tutorial on Refunding Lost Item Fee on Return by Branch

This Koha tutorial will show you how to control the return lost item refund fee in multiple branches. When an item is marked lost in Koha the system charges the patron the replacement fee for the item. This preference lets you control how Koha handles returns of these items. This new […]

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Koha tutorial on Article Requests

In this Koha tutorial we will show you how to set up the Article Requests. Steps to set up Article Requests in Koha First enable your system preference for ArticleRequests. Set to Enable patrons to place article requests. Next you will need to decide how your patrons will make requests, either record […]


How Koha handles multiple holds per record

The release of Koha 16.11 saw the addition of a new much anticipated feature, the ability for a given patron to place multiple holds on a particular record. This article will explain how to use the feature! Enable multiple holds per record To start with, enabling this feature is quite […]


Make Previous Serial Available – Koha tutorial

In this Koha tutorial we will show you how to make a previous serial available in Koha 16.11. To learn all about Koha 16.11 view the other videos in this series and make sure to review the manual and the release notes. This new system preference is very useful to those libraries that don’t circulate the current […]