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Batch Item Modifications in Koha 16.11

This tutorial video will show you how to do batch item modifications in Koha 16.11. Here are the steps:  From the Tools Menu Click Batch Item Modification From this screen, you can either download a barcode or item list to make edits or you can scan in the barcodes in […]


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 […]


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Non Public Item Notes in Koha

Item level Non-public notes — They’re great for storing all the notes that we need in libraries and not displaying them in the OPAC.   Usually the notes consist of acquisitions information, vendor data, or damage information related to the item.   The non-public note is imported into Koha using the 952$x […]


Town Hall Webinar on Macros

Please join the ByWater team on Thursday, November 17th for a Town Hall Webinar on Macros in the Advanced Cataloging Editor. Come find out more about Macros in the Advanced Cataloging Module in Koha with Technical Services Librarian Heather Hernandez from the San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park Research Center. […]


Browsing for existing call numbers when editing/adding items

I received a question regarding the new call number browser feature added to the item page. The questioner remembered reading or seeing something about it while preparing to upgrade to 3.22. However, after the upgrade the feature was not present and they were wondering what they needed to do. So […]


Using task lists in MarcEdit to automate edits

Working on a project recently, I found myself needing to automate an extensive set of edits in a specific order in MarcEdit. After some poking around, I found the amazing tool I was needing! In the toolbar, click on “Tools‚Äù and select “Manage Tasks‚Äù in the dropdown. Here is where […]


Cataloging, Acquisitions, and Serials in Koha 3.22 1

This recorded webinar will cover new features and enhancements in the 3.22 Koha upgrade for cataloging, acquisitions and serials. A new enhancement has been added to the cataloging module, the professional cataloger’s interface. Some highlights from the video include linking patrons to an order in the acquisitions module, allowing staff […]


Biblio Level Item Types in Koha

From time to time the developers at ByWater will give each other guided tours of various sub-systems in Koha: Circulation, patrons, search, etc. Last week, we talked about holds, and as a side comment, Kyle mentioned the importance of biblio-level item types for holds: “If the biblio records don’t contain […]