[Koha] Classroom Checkouts

Chris Nighswonger cnighswonger at foundations.edu
Sat May 26 06:37:39 NZST 2012

On Fri, May 25, 2012 at 1:45 PM, Nora Blake <Nblake at masslibsystem.org>wrote:

> Hi Lori,
> We don't do this exactly.  Instead we create these checkout sheets for
> each grade of the elementary school.  We store the grade level information
> in the sort 1 field, write a report to export the patron name, grade level
> and barcode number, run the spreadsheet through another program (not open
> source) that creates a scannable barcode image for each patron.  We then
> import the barcode images one by one into a word document where we group
> them by grade so that the librarians have a "scan sheet" for each grade.
We use Koha's patron card creator to create a patron card batch for each
class/grade and use a template generate scan sheets for each which contain
the student's name and barcode.

I'd imagine that the the patron search could  simplify the batch creation
for larger schools.

Kind Regards,

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