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Koha 3 Manual

Global Preferences: Acquisitions

To set up Global System Preferences...

  • Go to the 'Administration' module (usually under 'More' in your Global Nav)
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Click on 'Global system preferences'


Acquisitions

This section will define all variables related to the acquisitions module.

acquisitions

Define if you would like Koha to use 'normal' budget-based acquisitions, or 'simple' bibliographic-data acquisitions.

Default Value: normal

Values:
  • simple = bibliographic-data acquisitions
  • normal = budget-based acquisitions

emailPurchaseSuggestions

This preference defines how to handle patron purchase suggestions made via the OPAC.

Default Value: OFF

Values:
  • ON = patron suggestions are emailed to the email address defined in 'KohaAdminEmailAddress' preference rather than being managed by the Acuqisitions module
    • Get there: More > Administration >Global system preferences > Admin > KohaAdminEmailAddress
  • OFF = Patron suggestions go into the Acquisitions module to be managed by staff
    • Get there: More > Acquisitions > Manage Suggestions

gist

Defines the 'Default Goods and Services tax rate.

Default Value: 0

This is a free text field where you can enter:

Values:
  • 0 = disables GST
  • Enter the GST value NOT in % ,but in numeric form (e.g., enter '0.12' for 12%)

IMPORTANT: Enter the GST value NOT in % ,but in numeric form (For instance, enter '0.12' for 12%)




RenewSerialAddsSuggestion

Default Value: OFF

Values:
  • ON = When renewing a serial it adds a purchase suggestion to make ordering easier.
  • OFF = When renewing a serial acquisitions staff will have to place the order by creating a new record.

To order a serial with this system preference ON:
  • Get there: More > Acquisitions
  • Search for a vendor
  • Click "New Order"
  • Choose "From a Suggestion"

To learn more about ordering see 'Acquisitions: Placing Orders' in this manual.