KOHA is the first and MOST WIDELY USED open source

Koha Training

A range of Koha training is available from Prosentient Systems and online.

A large number of excellent video tutorials on Koha features which may be helpful to library staff using the Koha Staff Client have been posted on Youtube. Some of these tutorials are also aimed at patrons using the OPAC. The tutorials are listed by topic so that they can be more easily found. Browse the online tutorials.

Library Superusers -> Koha Configuration workshops Library Staff -> Operations training

Customisable: All training can be tailored to customer requirements

Location: At our offices in Ultimo or at the customer's own training facilities.

Using the system mainly for Catalog, Circulation and Patron Management? You can choose the Koha Essentials training.

We can also provide technical training directed specifically to systems librarians.
Koha Extended Modules

The session covers the Koha acquisitions, serials and budgeting and advanced reporting capabilities of Koha.

  • Serials
    • Setting up serials
    • Receiving
    • Missing issue claims
    • Reporting
  • Acquisitions
    • Acquisitions configuration
      • Supplier setup
      • Configuration for suggestions/recommendations
      • Budgets
    • Ordering
    • Late orders
    • Receving
    • Reporting
  • Advanced Reports
    • Report catalogue
    • Report Wizard
  • Self-checking options
    • Web based
    • PC based standalone system
    • RFID integration

> 1-2 hours

A hands-on exercise in which Koha will be configured for the requirements of a particular library. This workshop is relevant to senior library staff who will become system superusers.

  • Basic parameters
  • Patrons & circulation parameters
  • Global system preferencest
  • Catalog configuration
  • Acquisition parameters
  • Z39.50, Calendar and News settings
  • Managing the OPAC
    • Web content management, system preferences tricks and library guides
  • Managing client communication
    • Designing html emails, SMS services, new title alerting services, new serial alerting services
  • Report design and Koha table structure
    • Detailed access to information in the Koha database
  • Koha service layers
    • OAI, API, Open search and others

> Face-to-face or by Webinar/Skype

It provides the skills to manage Koha for searching, cataloging and patron management.

  • OPAC and circulation and patron management
  • Content management
  • Reporting
  • Cataloguing
  • Authorities and Authorized Values
  • Acquisitions
  • Serials management
  • Advanced lession: koha service layers

Our Library Systems Mission

Build, integrate and manage efficient and sustainable systems.
Innovate in functionality, design and building technology, tailor-suiting them to the needs and preferences of each library.
Assist and advice librarians and staff with all levels of technology expertise.
Use the best available open source components and our own integration systems to create well-rounded solutions.

About Koha

Koha's Open Source Library Management System (meaning "gift" in Māori) was developed by the Horowhenua Library Trust in New Zealand in 1999 and made available in Open Source.

Disclaimer: while Prosentient Systems provides Koha hosting we do not represent the Koha community. It is represented by a diverse group of Koha hosting providers and Koha libraries around the world. Its community home page can be found at www.koha-community.org.

Who We Are

We are an IT company that builds, integrates and manages efficient and sustainable systems. We innovate in functionality, design and building technology according to the client needs and preferences. Assist and advice clients with all levels of technology expertise. Use the best available open source components and our own integration systems to create well-rounded solutions.

Contact Us

+61 2 9212 0899

+61 2 9212 0885




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      Ultimo NSW 2007, Australia