[Koha] patron accounts in a union catalogue

Kathy Rippel kdr at ckls.org
Fri Jul 31 10:52:38 NZST 2009

I believe it depends on the settings, etc. We have some similar 
patrons; we can see the checked out items from both on our patron 
record. But I can't remember how we got to this point.


At 02:20 PM 7/30/2009, Nelson Fredsell -CCE wrote:
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>Howdy all,
>We've got some patrons who are members of multiple libraries in our 
>Koha installation.  Each library is a separate organization and 
>therefore has different rules about overdue fines, checkout period, 
>annual subscription fee, and so on.  For this reason I suppose this 
>means that a patron must have a separate OPAC login and patron 
>account for each library.  If s/he want to see online what books are 
>checked out from two libraries,  s/he will have to log in twice 
>under two separate accounts, no?
>Thanks very much,
>implementing a union catalogue
>in Cape Town, South Africa
>Koha mailing list
>Koha at lists.katipo.co.nz

Kathleen D. Rippel
Dept. Head/Consultant--Resource Sharing and Access ;
Pathfinder Central (Manager)
Central Kansas Library System
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