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Using the Cart in Koha 3.6

This tutorial video is another for your patrons. This video will walk them through using the cart in the Koha 3.6 OPAC. As always, if you have an idea for a video, please just let me know and I’ll add it to my list of things to record.

Private Lists in Koha 3.6

Another tutorial video for your patrons to help them learn how to use your OPAC. This video will walk then through creating private lists in your OPAC. As always, if you have an idea for a video, please just let me know and I’ll add it to my list of things to record.

Open Source Options for Education

OSS Watch has published a list of open source options for education that I think might be helpful to many of you. This document presents options for open source software for use in the education sector. Some of these may have uses outside of education, but they are presented here in the context of their specific benefits to educational establishments, or their use in the course of teaching and learning.  [ Read More ]

Opensource.com People’s Choice Awards

I got some very cool news this week – I’ve been nominated for a People’s Choice Award on opensource.com! It’s for my piece about open source needing to be developed in the open which I also posted here. If you liked that post or agreed with what I said or just like me feel free to show your support by voting.

Free Koha Intro Webinars

Join me for one of these free Koha introductory webinars!! Date: Thursday, January 10, 2013 Time: 1:00 PM – 2:30 PM EST Register: https://www3.gotomeeting.com/register/616892390 Date: Tuesday, January 22, 2013 Time: 11:30 AM – 1:00 PM EST Register: https://www3.gotomeeting.com/register/188146022 Date: Wednesday, February 6, 2013 Time: 11:00 AM – 12:30 PM EST Register: https://www3.gotomeeting.com/register/783336894 Learn more about Koha on ByWater’s What is Koha? page.

Setting My Privacy in Koha 3.6

A little while ago I showed your patrons how to access their reading history, but I forgot to tell them how to update their privacy settings, so here you go. This tutorial video will help your patrons set their reading privacy in the OPAC. As always, if you have an idea for a video, please just let me know and I’ll add it to my list of things to record.

Bulk WordPress Plugin Installer

I am always setting up new WordPress sites and the first thing I do – the first thing we all do – is install a set of the same plugins. Now there is a plugin to make it easier to bulk install those favorites! Bulk Plugin Installation is a new plugin that allows you to install one or more plugins simply by typing their names or download URLs in a  [ Read More ]

This from ZDNet: The bottom line is Windows 8 PC and laptop sales have been slow. So, what, according to Amazon, in this winter of Windows 8 discontent has been the best selling laptop? It’s Samsung’s ARM-powered, Linux-based Chromebook. Now, I don’t have a Chromebook, so I can’t give you a review, but of the 660 reviews on Amazon over 375 are 5 stars! I know a lot of libraries  [ Read More ]

Changing my Password in Koha 3.6

Yet another tutorial video for your patrons. This tutorial will walk you through changing your password in the OPAC. As always, if you have an idea for a video, please just let me know and I’ll add it to my list of things to record.

Placing a Hold in Koha 3.6

Another in our series for patrons, this tutorial will show you how to place a hold in the OPAC. As always, if you have an idea for a video, please just let me know and I’ll add it to my list of things to record.

Bookmarks for Augus

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Bookmarks for Augus

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Bookmarks for Augus

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