patrons tutorial


Adding a Staff Patron in Koha 3.8

Adding a staff patron is very similar to adding an adult patron, with the exception of the fact that staff need to have permissions set for them. This tutorial will show you how to go about creating a staff patron in Koha 3.8. As always, if you have an idea […]


Setting up Patron Categories in Koha 3.6

Every patron in your Koha system needs to belong to a patron categories, so this tutorial will walk you through setting up patron categories before adding patrons to your system. If you have an idea for a video, please just let me know and I’ll add it to my list […]


Updating Personal Information in Koha 3.6

The next in the series of videos for our patrons. This will walk patrons through updating their personal information in the Koha OPAC. Remember that you have to actually allow patrons to do this for this video to be of any use. As always, if you have an idea for […]


Creating Patron Cards in Koha 3.4 2

In addition to allowing you to create labels, Koha can print out patron cards. This tutorial walks you through some of the basics of creating a patron membership card. As always, if you have an idea for a video, please just let me know and I’ll add it to my […]


Creating a Statistical Patron in Koha 3.4 1

Koha has the ability to track the use of items in the library by logging those items as ‘checked out’ to a statistical (or fake) patron. This video will walk you through setting up a category for this patron type and next week we’ll cover tracking in house use of […]


Importing Patrons into Koha 3.4

Sometimes you need to get a batch of patrons into Koha. The Import Patrons tool allows for you to do this. While this video covers 3.4 specifically, the process was the same in versions 3.0 and 3.2. As always, if you have an idea for a video, please just let […]


Adding a Staff Patron in Koha 3.2

After a short holiday break, it’s time to resume the video tutorial series. This week we’re going to talk about adding a staff patron in Koha 3.2. The process is very similar to adding an adult patron except that you need to assign permissions to allow the staff member to […]