Using Google Chrome tools for CSS in Koha

On Andrew Isherwood’s mind this week are the Google Chrome CSS tools and how you can use them to help make tweaks to the Koha CSS (style sheets) to customise the OPAC and staff side of your Koha installation.

We publish What’s on our Mind posts every couple of weeks and many are available on our YouTube channel.

Charts in Koha

On Fiona’s mind is how to use the charts functionality in Koha to display your reports data. This video takes you through the process and shows you pie, bar, column and line charts.

We publish What’s on our Mind posts every couple of weeks and many are available on our YouTube channel.

Sending email notifications from Koha

Using Patron emailer and the Bywater emailer plugin

Janet McGowan describes two different approaches to sending out custom letters to your patrons:

  1. Using the delivered patron emailer functionality that came in with Koha version 19.05
  2. Working with the Bywater patron emailer plugin

We regularly publish What’s on our Mind. Quite a few are help videos which you can access on our YouTube channel.

Getting involved in the Koha Community

Martin Renvoize, Development Manager, talks us through the different ways you can get involved in the Koha Community. From online chat to bug wrangling, Release Team roles to Hackfests. Don’t miss information about Kohacon 2020 towards the end of the video.

We regularly publish What’s on our Mind. Quite a few are help videos which you can access on our YouTube channel.

Batch editing MARC records

On Lucy’s mind this week is batch editing MARC records in Koha using MARC modification templates.

We regularly publish What’s on our Mind. Quite a few are help videos which you can access on our YouTube channel.

Koha tables – a basic guide

What’s on Lucy’s Mind this week is Koha Database tables. She has produced this handy guide for you so you can easily find how your data is structured. This is really useful when you are writing or looking at Koha reports.

We regularly publish What’s on our Mind. Quite a few are help videos which you can access on our YouTube channel.

Koha Housebound module or Home Delivery service

In this video, Fiona tells us about the Housebound Module or Home Delivery Service in Koha which controls the circulation of material to those who can’t get into their local library.

We regularly publish What’s on our Mind. Quite a few are help videos which you can access on our YouTube channel.

EDI ordering in Koha

What’s on our Mind this week is EDI ordering using EDIFACT in Koha. Jonathan has produced this EDI 101 guide which gives an overview of Setup, Workflow and Field mappping in the EDIFACT module.

We regularly publish What’s on our Mind. Quite a few are help videos which you can access on our YouTube channel.

Sharing analytics publicly from Metabase

In this short video Andrew shows a tool for making analytics dashboards from the open source Metabase platform visible on a website.

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Integrating Koha with SMS service providers

An introduction to integrating Koha with SMS service providers including gov.uk. Jonathan, Fiona and Andrew discuss how to integrate SMS service providers into Koha and how PTFS Europe supports these integrations.

What’s On Our Mind posts are fortnightly and videos are also available on our YouTube channel.