Koha Upgrades

Koha 23.05: Upgrades Hub

Start here for everything 23.05! Find links to release notes, webinar schedules and registration, Monday Minutes, feature blog posts and more. This page will be updated as new content is released.

Webinars and Q&A

We have scheduled two webinars and a Q&A session to highlight our favorite new features and enhancements coming in 23.05!


What's New Webinar 1 - Wednesday, January 3, 11:00 a.m. E.S.T. Recording here!

What's New Webinar 2 - Thursday, January 4, 4:00 p.m. E.S.T. Recording here!

Here is our agenda for the What's New Webinar!!

Q&A Session

Upgrades Q&A - Wednesday, February 14, 4:00 p.m. E.S.T. Recording here!

Release notes and manual

Learn about all of the new features and exciting enhancements coming in 23.05!

Koha 23.05 Upgrade Notes - new features, enhancements, and system preference changes (in user-speak, not developer-speak)

Full 23.05 release notes at koha-community.org

23.05 manual: English or full list of languages

23.05 database schema

Monday Minutes and feature blog posts

Monday Minutes

This list will be updated as posts are released. Features covered in What's New Webinars will be noted.

Monday Minutes: Receiving Multiple Orders in Acquisitions

Monday Minutes: Limit Editing of Items Within a Library Group

Monday Minutes: ERM Enhancements

Monday Minutes: Item Bundles at Checkin

Monday Minutes: Ability for Patrons to Delete Their Messages in the OPAC

Monday Minutes: Acquisition Vendor Record

Monday Minutes: Patron Savings on the OPAC

Monday Minutes: Hold Filled Digests

Monday Minutes: Item Search Enhancements

Monday Minutes: Auto Complete in SQL Reports

Feature blog posts by topic


Koha 23.05: Reporting Catalog Concerns

Koha 23.05: Remove leading or trailing whitespace characters from input fields

Koha 23.05: A simple way to add ‘content warnings’ to a catalog record

Koha 23.05: Add item type column to call number browser's results table

oha 23.05: Better Catalog Visibility in Staff Client

Patrons & Circulation

Koha 23.05: Show in advanced search when IncludeSeeFromInSearches is used

Koha 23.05: Guarantee Checkouts/Charges Visible on Guarantor Account

Koha 23.05: UserID Generation Now Pluggable

Koha 23.05: Modify Patrons in Batch Directly from Patron Search Results

Koha 23.05: Circulation, Fines and fees, & Hold requests

Notices and Slips

Koha 23.05 Notice Features and Enhancements

Koha 23.05: Libraries Can Customize Patron Email Precedence


Koha 23.05: New Report Enhancements


Koha 23.05: Acquisitions Features & Enhancements


Koha 23.05: Sort by Author in OPAC Checkout History

Koha 23.05: Proper Redirect to Previous OPAC Location Following Login Modal Popup


Koha 23.05: ILL Enhancements


Koha 23.05: Add permission and setting for public lists to allow staff with permission to edit contents

Koha 23.05: Links to lists now show in OPAC search results and record detail pages

Koha 23.05: Add count of total titles in list to staff