[Koha] Fixed asset management??
jransom at library.org.nz
Sun Sep 20 12:15:49 NZST 2009
Palmerston North Public library issue electricity usage meters so publc can
measure usage their domestic usage - I thought that was pretty cool
extension of library materials.
On Sun, Sep 20, 2009 at 4:06 AM, Ben Ide <benide at gmail.com> wrote:
> Do you suppress the records from displaying to the public in the OPAC?
> I did this with our equipment, just because the people who should be
> asking for it (it's not supposed to go out to the general population)
> are the ones who know we have it.
> -- Ben
> On Fri, Sep 18, 2009 at 9:15 AM, David Schuster <dschust1 at tx.rr.com>
> > In schools we do this often... Tracking VCR's, Overheads, Carts, Digital
> > Cameras etc...
> > Works just fine - but there isn't a "reserve" type option where you want
> > next week for room 301 so you "schedule" it.
> > But for on demand and who has what it works.
> > When we put in our equipment we did very generic records - 0Digital
> > 0Overhead to make it easy to track them and it kept all the equipment
> > together - I could type 0* and see all the equipment records quickly.
> > it didn't matter if we put it in as 0Camera Digital or 0Digital Camera
> > could still find it.
> > David Schuster
> > Ben Ide wrote:
> >> We just started using our installation to check out equipment. So far
> >> it's just some videorecording gear, but so long as we can slap a
> >> barcode on it, we can check it out to people.
> >> Would you allow people to put holds on things? I guess in the words
> >> of your finance department, it would be "reserving items."
> >> Thanks,
> >> -- Ben
> >> On Thu, Sep 17, 2009 at 4:06 PM, Lenora Oftedahl <OFTL at critfc.org>
> >>> Hi. Recently the Commission realized (after an audit finding) that they
> >>> need better fixed asset management. They would like to be able to
> >>> these items out to people to track them.
> >>> I mentioned that function sounds like a library and perhaps they could
> >>> use Koha for this function. The Finance Dept. would have a separate
> >>> installation on a different server, but I don't see why they couldn't
> >>> the software.
> >>> What do you all think? Is there anyone out there using Koha for
> >>> item management beyond books? Do you have artwork or cell phones
> >>> described and checked out to staff?
> >>> Thanx.
> >>> Lenora
> >>> Lenora A. Oftedahl
> >>> StreamNet Regional Librarian
> >>> Columbia River Inter-Tribal Fish Commission
> >>> http://www.fishlib.org
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Joann Ransom RLIANZA
Acting Head of Libraries,
Horowhenua Library Trust.
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