[Koha] Erotic materials (some say pornography)

Waylon Robertson wrobertson1981 at yahoo.co.nz
Sun Feb 27 08:21:09 NZDT 2011

for the site i work for, we're abusing the branches table, using it for 
libraries (completely different sections, in one db). and i coded in access 
controls to only allow those who have the branch in their borrower attributes, 
to be able to search those branches. limits are put inside opac-search.pl to 
filter against the branches (in our case of multiple libraries, "or" boolean. in 
yours, possibly a "not" bool unless patron category = adult)

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Subject: [Koha] Erotic materials (some say pornography)

The obvious solution is of course is to have a completely separate
site/database; can multiple Koha sites share the same Patron tables?
Can you then filter access per database based on Patron category?

The main problem with this approach is that of course it's not a
black-and-white judgement call but shades of grey - from "a few
soft-core bits" vs "pretty racy stuff" vs "outright pornography". So
ideally the whole collection could remain in a single database and
just be classified using an appropriate field.

Based on such a field, is it possible to toggle visibility in the OPAC
based on Patron category (disallowing anonymous visitors of course)?
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