ICYMI: #GivingTuesday Koha Q&A

GivingTuesday is a global movement encouraging people to give, collaborate, and celebrate generosity.

The VOD for today’s livestream is now available here: https://youtu.be/bWOJ-otwgoM

Direct links to topics discussed:

00:00:00 – Intro
00:07:56 – Koha meaning
00:13:03 – Getting started in Koha Community
00:19:32 – What’s a SIG?
00:28:07 – Keeping up with Koha events
00:30:02 – Why aren’t there official Koha videos?
00:44:10 – Sending claims to vendor from serials module
00:49:26 – Setting up auto-renew
00:55:45 – Setting up patron attributes and making them required
01:06:56 – Difference between lists and carts in OPAC
01:18:11 – Setting up a new Z39.50 target for cataloging
01:23:32 – Editing the fast-add cataloging template
01:28:42 – Merging records
01:32:45 – Batch adding reserves in course reserves
01:36:48 – Using reports from the wiki
01:41:05 – Using mana
01:46:32 – Organizing reports
01:51:48 – Upgrading your Koha instance

Donate to koha-US: https://bit.ly/koha-us2021GT

Spring into Fitness Fundraiser Results

Thanks to YOU!

The final numbers are in!

We are pleased to announce that the Spring into Fitness Koha Community Challenge raised $1,790!

We appreciate each and every participant and donor who helped make this fundraiser a success by getting active and building Community. 

All funds raised will go towards koha-US educational initiatives and funding developments that help Koha continue to provide the best library software experience for end-users and staff alike.

A huge shoutout and thank you to ByWater Solutions for organizing and sponsoring this event! Check out their coverage of the event here: