[Koha] Experience with Koha offline
nicole.engard at liblime.com
Mon May 18 22:44:16 NZST 2009
You can also find some instructions and tips in the manual :)
Nicole C. Engard
Open Source Evangelist, LibLime
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2009/5/15 Susan Bennett <susan.bennett at geaugalibrary.info>:
> Yes, we do use the offline circ for our Bookmobile.
> We're generally happy with it but there are a few things to be careful of.
> Mostly related to making sure the data file that you upload to Koha is
> correct. If the patron barcodes are wrong checkouts get assigned to a null
> patron. When this happens you have to fix it with a SQL query replacing the
> null patron with a "real" patron. Also sometimes the barcode scanner misses
> a few digits on a item barcode so we look for that in the file before we
> The other issue is that you need to be a superlibrarian to upload the files.
> This has caused some issues since I would not normally give library staff
> those premissions. Of the close to 200 staff at GCPL only 4 of us had
> superlibrarian permissions before we started using the offline circ program.
> I've had to add those permissions to 3 more staff just so they can do the
> Susan Bennett
> ILS System Administrator
> Geauga County Public Library
> 440 286-6811 x 125
> 440 286-7419 FAX
> On Fri, May 15, 2009 at 6:10 AM, Kyle Hall <kyle.m.hall at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Geauga County uses the offline circ for their bookmobile.
>> Information Technology
>> Crawford County Federated Library System ( http://www.ccfls.org )
>> 2009/5/15 Latha Srinivasan <pentupoutu at yahoo.com>:
>> > Hi,
>> > Do any one of you have experience with Offline module of Koha? Are they
>> > any
>> > issues to look out for?
>> > Also, I am planning to use it for the mobile library - If anyone of you
>> > have
>> > used KOha for similar purposes, could you please share your experiences?
>> > Thanks
>> > Latha
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