Reports Generation with Koha Integrated Library System ILS: Examples from Bowen University Library, Nigeria
Published on Jul 1, 2015in International Journal of Digital Library Systems
· DOI :10.4018/IJDLS.2015070102
The paper showcases various library house-keeping reports that can be generated effortlessly using Koha ILS. Examples of reports generated in Bowen University Library include Circulation, Acquisitions and Cataloguing/Classification reports. Circulation activity reports like user registration, patron category, overdue payments, item issue, returns and renewals are showcased. Acquisition reports highlighted include acquisitions by purchase and donation, expenditure on acquisitions and also by branch libraries, additions to the library collection and the status of the library database as required. Cataloguing reports such as additions of items to the entire library network, total item count and summation of item types are also highlighted. The paper concludes by sensitising libraries using Koha ILS of the unlimited potentials of Koha ILS for reports generation.