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How to create MARC records from ISBNs and import into Koha using MarcEdit

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Installing Koha – Local vs. Cloud-based setup

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Z39.50 Search Fails On Koha 17 – Separate Application and Database Server [Solved]

Z39.50 search returns empty results on Koha 17 running on a separate application and database server. Intranet error logs show the following errors: z3950_search.pl: DBD::mysql::st execute failed: Cannot add or update a child row: a foreign key constraint fails (`koha_sample`.`import_biblios`, CONSTRAINT `import_biblios_ibfk_1` FOREIGN KEY …..

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5 Reasons Why A Library Should Use A Library Management System

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What Is An Integrated Library System?

 An integrated library management system, or “ILS” for short is an electronic program that help librarians and users to circulate and catalogue items, manage patron activity, track item movement as well as interact with databases from other libraries or institutions, amongst other functions. An ILS is meant to increase the output and efficiency of a library, and improve access to resources for its patrons, by automating the processes that would otherwise have been done manually. 

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Installing Koha – Local vs. Cloud-based setup

Koha: Local vs. Cloud-based Setup So, you've decided that Koha Integrated Library System is the best software for your library. The next logical question you should ask is, "what's the best way to implement it?". There are two ways to setup Koha, either locally on a...

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What Is An Integrated Library System?

 An integrated library management system, or “ILS” for short is an electronic program that help librarians and users to circulate and catalogue items, manage patron activity, track item movement as well as interact with databases from other libraries or institutions, amongst other functions. An ILS is meant to increase the output and efficiency of a library, and improve access to resources for its patrons, by automating the processes that would otherwise have been done manually. 

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How To Use The Koha Library System Offline Circulation Plugin

How To Use The Koha Offline Circulation Plugin What do you do if your power or internet connection goes down, or your Koha library system is slow or inaccessible? Go back to the dark ages and start writing with pen and paper? Surely not! Koha has a very useful feature...

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[Solved] How To Install Koha on Ubuntu Server 16.04 LTS

In this tutorial, you will learn how to install the latest version of Koha Integrated Library System on Ubuntu Server 16.04. Koha is a library software created for librarians by librarians to help them work more efficiently and effectively in their day to day activities…

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What is Z39.50?

What is the Z39.50 Protocol? Whether you are a season veteran or a new-comer to the world of librarians, you will have probably come across the term Z39.50 or heard talk about Z39.50 servers. This article explains what a Z39.50 server is and how it can be of use to...

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Koha Testing Plan – Checklist

If you have recently installed (welcome to the family!), migrated or upgraded your Koha Integrated Library System, we recommend testing your modules to check if everything is working as expected. If things are working as expected, then tick the checkbox next to the...

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Koha Testing Plan – Post Migration/Upgrade Checklist

Koha Testing Plan - Post Migration/Upgrade Checklist If you've have recently installed and started using Koha (welcome to the family!) or have recently done a major upgrade, this checklist will help you to test if your Koha modules are working as expected. We...

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Koha Testing Plan – Circulation Module Checklist

Koha Testing Plan - Circulation Module Checklist If you've have recently installed and started using Koha (welcome to the family!) or have recently done a major upgrade, this checklist will help you to test if your Koha modules are working as expected. We...

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