Welcome to SUECON 2013!

Using KOHA in your Library

Chris Haught

Verlene Schafer

KOHA  is an Union Based catalog using open source software. KOHA is web based, and fully customizable to fit your needs. SEDC  is currently hosting and supporting KOHA for 26 schools in the region, with plans to add more in 2014.

Overview of KOHA-Verlene

  • Benefits of combined resources by adding all materials
  • Accessible from any computer
  • No Software needed
  • Union Catalog Reservoir allows librarians to share MARC records
  • Interlibrary loans
  • Adding Textbooks
  • Adding Electronics for Inventory

Taking a look at KOHA-Chris

  • Checking in/out
  • Adding Patrons can be done automatically thru SIS or manually (students can move from school to school)
  • Reports-Overdue/Lost/Checked out
  • Fines and Circulation Rules
  • Item Types

Taking a look at OPAC-Chris

  • Searchable Database
  • Teachers can make list to share with student or save for units
  • Cart and Holds
  •  Searchable by Lexile and AR coming soon

Marc Records-Chris

  • What are they?
  • Where do you get them?
  • What are the fields?

About Chris Haught 177 Articles
Chris is the Media Mentor at SEDC, she loves to help students, librarians and teachers to discover new ways to use technology to enhance their learning.

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