[Koha] Koha software based self-check

Chris Nighswonger cnighswonger at foundations.edu
Thu Mar 10 09:26:29 NZDT 2011

On Wed, Mar 9, 2011 at 2:57 PM, <chrisc at catalyst.net.nz> wrote:

> > 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?
> >
> Hi Lori
> Koha has a selfcheckout mode, which you can enable and then run Koha in
> this way too.

We run Koha in self-checkout mode on a workstation nearly all of the time.
It works a trick. I have some modifications in the queue which need to be
rebased against the current master and re-submitted which might interest you
as well.


Kind Regards,
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