notices tutorial

Setting Up Print Notices to Print Address Block in the Window of a #10 Windowed Envelope

Overview Many of our partner libraries want to send printed notices to borrowers who have not supplied email addresses. The most obvious solution is to print the text sent in the emails generated by This has some drawbacks however — there are no page breaks between notices, and the […]

Message Transport Type for Print Slips

In version 3.161, Koha added ‘Message Transport Types’ to notices and slips. Prior to that release, there had been separate notices for email, phone and print notices. By and large, this is a definite improvement, but there was one thing that’s inconsistent, and I’ve been getting questions about it, particularly […]

Adding Page Breaks to Printable Notices in Koha

Koha generates and emails a file of printable overdue notices for those who don’t have email addresses. The problem is that this text file doesn’t have any page breaks so it can be a bit messy when trying to print. This tutorial video will walk you through using Find & […]

Show your patrons the true value of your library! 1

Tell your patron’s how much they have saved by using the library! Here is an example checkout slip that uses jQuery to total the values of the item prices, and puts that total at the bottom of the slip. What’s Happening First, we are storing the price in the slip, […]

Putting Item Information Into Notices 6

The text of notices in Koha can be customized through Tools > Notices. There are some fields in the notices in brackets <<like this>> that Koha can fill in automatically for you. The information in these fields can be specific to the patron, the library, or to the items that […]

Managing Overdue Notices in Koha 3.2 2

The following tutorial will walk you through defining overdue notices and when they’re sent out from Koha 3.2 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.