[Koha] Problem with "hold-ability" of items on order, not yet received
lrea at nekls.org
Wed Feb 8 08:25:04 NZDT 2012
NEKLS handles this similarly - our best practices are outlined here: http://www.nexpresslibrary.org/best-practices-for-cataloging-on-order-items/
lrea at nekls.org
On Feb 7, 2012, at 10:02 AM, Susan Bennett wrote:
> We handled this by creating a "dummy" library called "ON ORDER" then for
> any material on order we create at least one item record with the owning
> library of ON ORDER and the correct itemtype & collection code. This way
> the patron can see it is an order record and place holds if the item type
> Susan Bennett
> ILS System Administrator
> Geauga County Public Library
> 440 286-6811 x 125
> 440 286-7419 FAX
> On Tue, Feb 7, 2012 at 10:51 AM, McElroy, Maureen
> <MMcElroy at washoecounty.us>wrote:
>> Dear collective brain,
>> We are new to Koha and are on version 3.6.
>> In our first attempt at entering orders in the acquisitions module, it
>> seems as though the titles we ordered, are viewable but not hold-able.
>> Many of the items we order are very popular titles that are not due to
>> release for months out (6 months to a year) but our patrons want to see
>> we're getting them and want to be able to get onto a hold queue for
>> How do we input orders in the acquisitions module that allow holds to be
>> placed on them?
>> Maureen McElroy
>> Manager Technical Services Dept.
>> Washoe County Library
>> 301 S Center St.
>> Reno, NV 89501
>> 775 327-8330
>> mailto:mmcelroy at washoecounty.us <mailto:mmcelroy at washoecounty.us>
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