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Koha tips and tricks 5

by Alex Buckley

Koha is a Library Management System (LMS) used worldwide by approximately 15,000 libraries. The Koha team at Catalyst are passionate about using Koha and helping libraries (big and small!) get the most out of their Koha LMS.

This is the fifth blog in the Koha tips and tricks series to help you make the most out of your Koha instance. In this post, Alex covers how to change the bibliographic information displayed in the OPAC, and solutions for a couple of the more common OPAC display issues.  

Man in 20's with brown hair and glasses with friendly smile

Koha tips and tricks 4

by Alex Buckley, Koha Developer

 

This is the fourth blog in the Koha tips and tricks series to help you make the most out of your Koha instance. In this post Alex covers some of the powerful, time-saving Koha configurations that automate library processes/tasks allowing library staff to concentrate on the really important task of helping patrons find useful resources.  

OpacResetPassword system preference input and save button

Koha tips and tricks 3

by Alex Buckley, Koha Developer

Koha is a Library Management System (LMS) used worldwide by approximately 15,000 libraries. The Koha team at Catalyst are passionate about using Koha and helping libraries (big and small!) get the most out of their Koha LMS.

This is the third blog in the Koha tips and tricks series to help you make the most out of your Koha instance. In this post, Alex covers how to customize your library notices and slips; including how to add your library logo and news items to notices.

To read from the beginning of the tips and tricks series start here.

Form to create the news item

Haere ki te wharepukapuka o Toi Ohomai

by Kathryn Tyree

The longer you stay at the Toi Ohomai library, the more you realise how special it is. You walk into the light, bright space and no one stares at you, it’s not too quiet, just welcoming with a gentle
busy hum. 

Now Toi Ohomai are celebrating their go live with Koha, completing their part in the systems merge for their institution. The Bay of Plenty and Waiariki polytechnics have merged and are gifted their new name
Toi Ohomai, meaning to achieve great heights; to be awakened by learning.

photograph of about 30 small home grown lemons in a wicker basket at the 'share homegrown or excess food' spot at Toi Ohomai Library