[Koha] Koha software based self-check

Magnus Enger magnus at enger.priv.no
Thu Mar 10 08:57:09 NZDT 2011


2011/3/9 Lori Bowen Ayre <lori.ayre at galecia.com>:
> Is anyone out there using the Koha OPAC as a self-checkout station?  I ask
> because I know this can be done with Evergreen (King County Library System
> is doing it) and it makes a self-check station cost $300 instead of $2000.
> All they did was tweak the OPAC a bit and put a scanner (or RFID reader) on
> a low end PC and bingo...self check.
> Has anyone tried that?

Have you seen Koha's "very basic self checkout module"?

You can see a demo of it here:
Login as username demo, password demo.

Since all the checkout requires is the card number of a user, it seems
awfully easy to tamper with the accounts of other users than your own
with this system...

Best regards,
Magnus Enger

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