[Koha] Problem with "hold-ability" of items on order, not yet received

Susan Bennett susan.bennett at geaugalibrary.info
Wed Feb 8 05:02:29 NZDT 2012

We handled this by creating a "dummy" library called "ON ORDER" then for
any material on order we create at least one item record with the owning
library of ON ORDER and the correct itemtype & collection code.  This way
the patron can see it is an order record and place holds if the item type

Susan Bennett
ILS System Administrator
Geauga County Public Library
440 286-6811 x 125
440 286-7419 FAX

On Tue, Feb 7, 2012 at 10:51 AM, McElroy, Maureen
<MMcElroy at washoecounty.us>wrote:

> Dear collective brain,
> We are new to Koha and are on version 3.6.
> In our first attempt at entering orders in the acquisitions module, it
> seems as though the titles we ordered, are viewable but not hold-able.
> Many of the items we order are very popular titles that are not due to
> release for months out (6 months to a year) but our patrons want to see
> we're getting them and want to be able to get onto a hold queue for
> them.
> How do we input orders in the acquisitions module that allow holds to be
> placed on them?
> Maureen McElroy
> Manager Technical Services Dept.
> Washoe County Library
> 301 S Center St.
> Reno, NV 89501
> 775 327-8330
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