Tutorial Videos


Setting Up the Patron Clubs feature in Koha

In this Koha Tutorial we will show you the new feature in Koha for Patron Clubs. This features adds the ability to create clubs which patrons may be enrolled in. It is particularly useful for tracking summer reading programs, book clubs and other such clubs. Ensure your staff user has the […]


Automatically Generate Item Information for Order Files

In this Koha tutorial we will go over the new option to obtain item information from order files . This feature automatically generates items in Koha with populated information based on a 9XX field and subfield, with the addition of a new system preference MarcItemFieldsToOrder. The first thing you will […]


Check Previous Checkouts – a new system preference with Koha 17.05

In this Koha tutorial we will show you the new system preference with the 17.05 upgrade called Checkprevcheckout.  This system preference can be set to allow and Koha will check patron’s circulation history to see if this item has been checked out in the past to this patron.   Go […]


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 […]

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Setting Up Course Reserves in Koha

Here is a short Koha tutorial video on Setting Up Course Reserves in Koha.   Steps for setting up Course Reserves To enable the Course Reserve Module on Koha, go to the administrative module and under global systems – enter coursereserves.  Here you can set your preference to “Use”. A […]


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 […]