[Koha] Thumnail images in catalog search results? (Was: details automatically from the internet)

David Schuster dschust1 at tx.rr.com
Tue Jan 8 17:56:49 NZDT 2008

Does Keystone tie into Koha?  Would this be a solution for image display and

I saw that as another product from LibLime.

David Schuster

Joshua Ferraro-2 wrote:
> On 12/28/07, Fred.King at medstar.net <Fred.King at medstar.net> wrote:
>> This question finally prompted me to post my own comments and questions
>> to
>> the list. I've been experimenting with Koha for the past couple of
>> months--I've set up Koha for Windows on a couple of computers, and I have
>> the Ubuntu VM version on a couple of PCs to play around with as well. Our
>> library (8000 or so books, plus a few thousand bound journals) is
>> considering changing ILSs, and I've been looking into both Koha and
>> Evergreen.
>> However, that doesn't have a lot to do with my current question: is there
>> a
>> way to link a locally-stored thumbnail image to a record so that it
>> displays
>> in a catalog search? I'm thinking of putting a photo archive into Koha as
>> a
>> way to teach myself how to use it. (If we do switch ILSs at work, I'm
>> going
>> to know a lot more about structures, etc., than I do know, and the best
>> way
>> I learn is by wading in doing it.) I know it's possible to include a link
>> to
>> a URL in the 856 tag, but that's not quite what I want. I'm looking for
>> something a bit more like the Gallery View of the photo collections in
>> the
>> Library of Congress' American Memory project (see
>> http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/award97/ndfahtml/ngphome.html
>> for an example).
> It's not hard to do, but will require some customization of the
> template ... and you'll
> have to have a web space to store the images and name them by ISBN or some
> other
> identifier (like biblionumber).
> There's been talk of fully-integrating a image upload feature into
> Koha, but I'm not sure
> if anyone's working actively on it.
> Hope that helps.
> Cheers,
> --
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