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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 […]


How Koha handles on shelf holds

In Koha 16.11, the rules for on shelf rules have added even more flexibility! However, the changes in verbiage have lead to some confusion that. I hope we can add some clarity to the situation. For starters, the existing behaviors for on shelf hold rules have not changed. Originally, on shelf […]

Koha on shelf holds

Multi item Holds in Koha

This tutorial video will show you a new enhancement for multi item holds in the OPAC and staff client in Koha 16.11. In 16.05 and earlier releases, Koha only allows one hold to be placed on a given bib per patron, even it the record has multiple items. This new enhancement gives Koha the ability […]


OPAC and Public Services in Koha 3.22 2

This recorded webinar will cover new features and enhancements in the 3.22 Koha upgrade for the OPAC and public services. Some highlights from the video include grouping item types together into one search option, using filters to search lists, and viewing serial enumeration in a users account when browsing their […]


Filling holds: How the Koha holds queue works

There are two methods for dealing with the process and pulling and filling holds with on-shelf items using Koha. The first and simplest is the Holds to pull report. This report will list all the holds that need filled at all libraries. It essentially works on a first-come-first-served basis. This […]


Transport Cost Matrix in Koha 3.10

In Koha 3.10 there is a new feature that will allow your library to define the “cost” of transferring materials from one branch to another. This tutorial will walk you through how to set up the transport cost matrix in Koha 3.10. You will first need administration rights and to […]


Suspending Holds in Your Koha 3.8 Catalog

Another video for your patrons! This one will show them how to suspend their holds in Koha 3.8. As always, if you have an idea for a video, please just let me know and I’ll add it to my list of things to record.


Suspending Holds in Koha 3.8 ( A Pictorial )

The ability to suspend holds is a feature new to Koha. This post will illustrate how a suspended hold behaves in the holds queue. Let us start by adding five holds to an item. The third hold, by Lisa Charles, has been suspended without setting a date. This means the […]