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Koha 3 Manual

Global Preferences:  Enhanced Content

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'

Enhanced Content

These settings related to additional content for your Koha system.  These include importing data from Amazon.com, Baker & Taylor or Google Books as well as FRBR settings.

Amazon AssocTag

Applying for this tag provides your library with an associates account allowing you to earn a percentage of all purchases made on Amazon after patrons click through your site.
  Go to http://associates.amazon.com/gp/flex/associates/apply-login.html and apply for a tag, it's free. 

Default Value: no value

TIP: This used to be required to access Amazon features, but is now an optional field.



Amazon Content


IMPORTANT: You MUST set 'AWSAccessKeyID' before turning this feature on.


IMPORTANT:If this is ON, make sure that GoogleJackets and BakerTaylorEnabled are OFF.


Default Value:
OFF

Values:
  • ON = Amazon content (reviews, descriptions, covers, etc) will appear in your Staff Client
  • OFF = Amazon content (reviews, descriptions, covers, etc) will not appear in your Staff Client

TIP: This is just for the Staff Client. You will need to turn on the 'OPACAmazonContent' option to have Amazon content appear on the OPAC.



Amazon Locale

Use to set the Locale of your Amazon Web Services.  Choose your Amazon country from the pull down and click 'Save'.

Default Value: US

Values:
  • US
  • CA
  • DE
  • FR
  • JP
  • UK

Amazon Similar Items

IMPORTANT: You MUST set 'AWSAccessKeyID' before turning this feature on.


IMPORTANT: Requires AmazonContent to be turned ON


IMPORTANT: If this is ON, make sure that GoogleJackets and BakerTaylorEnabled are OFF.



Default Value: OFF

Values:
  • ON = Amazon Similar Items will appear in your Staff Client
  • OFF = Amazon Similar Items will not appear in your Staff Client

AWS Access Key ID

Default Value: no value

Visit http://aws.amazon.com to sign up for an Access Key ID. 

Enter that key in the field provided.

TIP: You may already have an Access Key ID. You can access your Access Key ID by going to http://aws.amazon.com, pointing to Your Web Services Account, then clicking View Access Key Identifiers. Depending on when you signed up for ECS 3.0, you may need to re-register for an AWS account, which includes an Access Key ID.



Baker Taylor Bookstore URL

Default Value: no value

URL template for "My Libary Bookstore" links, to which the "key" value is appended, and "https://" is prepended.  It should include your hostname and "Parent Number".  Make this variable empty to turn MLB links off.

Example: ocls.mylibrarybookstore.com/MLB/actions/searchHandler.do?nextPage=bookDetails&parentNum=10923&key=

Baker Taylor Enabled


IMPORTANT: If this is ON, make sure that all Amazon preferences and GoogleJackets are OFF.



Default Value: OFF

Values:
  • ON = Baker & Taylor content (reviews, descriptions, covers, etc) will appear in your Staff Client and OPAC
  • OFF = Baker & Taylor content (reviews, descriptions, covers, etc) will not appear in your Staff Client and OPAC

Baker Taylor Password

Baker & Taylor Password for Content Cafe (external content)

Default Value: no value

Baker Taylor Username

Baker & Taylor Username for Content Cafe (external content)

Default Value: no value

FRBRize Editions


Default Value: OFF

Values:
  • ON = Koha will query one or more ISBN web services for associated ISBNs and display an Editions tab on an item's detail page
  • OFF = 'Editions' tab will not display on item detail page

TIP: This is just for the staff client. You will need to turn ON the 'OPACFRBRizeEditions' option to have the Editions tab appear on the OPAC.



Google Jackets

IMPORTANT: If this is ON, make sure that all Amazon preferences and BakerTaylorEnabled are OFF.



Default Value: OFF

Values:
  • ON = Displays jacket covers from Google Books API
  • OFF = Does not pull jackets from Google Books API

OCLC AffiliateID

You can sign up for an AffiliateID here: http://www.worldcat.org/wcpa/do/AffiliateUserServices?method=initSelfRegister

Default Value: no value

If an ID is entered, Koha will try to use OCLC's XISBN service to FRBRize your results.

TIP: This field does not need a value unless you've turned 'FRBRizeEditions' and/or 'OPACFRBRizeEditions' and 'XISBN' on.




OPAC Amazon Content

IMPORTANT: You MUST set 'AWSAccessKeyID' before turning this feature on.


IMPORTANT: If this is ON, make sure that GoogleJackets and BakerTaylorEnabled are OFF.



Default Value: OFF

Values:
  • ON = Amazon content (reviews, descriptions, covers, etc) will appear in your OPAC
  • OFF = Amazon content (reviews, descriptions, covers, etc) will not appear in your OPAC

TIP: This is just for the OPAC. You will need to turn ON the 'AmazonContent' option to have Amazon content appear on the Staff Client.



OPAC Amazon Similar Items

IMPORTANT: You MUST set 'AWSAccessKeyID' before turning this feature on.


IMPORTANT: Requires OPACAmazonContent to be turned ON


IMPORTANT: If this is ON, make sure that GoogleJackets and BakerTaylorEnabled are OFF.



Default Value: OFF

Values:
  • ON = Amazon Similar Items will appear in your OPAC
  • OFF = Amazon Similar Items will not appear in your OPAC

OPAC FRBRize Editions


Default Value: OFF

Values:
  • ON = OPAC will query one or more ISBN web services for associated ISBNs and display an Editions tab on an item's detail page
  • OFF = 'Editions' tab will not display on item detail page

TIP: This is just for the OPAC. You will need to turn ON the 'FRBRizeEditions' option to have the Editions tab appear on the Staff Client.



PINES ISBN


Default Value: OFF

Values:
  • ON = Koha will query the PINESISBN service for the Editions tab on an item's detail page
  • OFF = Koha will not query the PINESISBN service for the 'Editions tab on an item's detail page

TIP: This field does not need a value, unless you've turned 'FRBRizeEditions' and/or 'OPACFRBRizeEditions' ON



Tags Enabled    

IMPORTANT: Tagging is an experimental feature at this time



This is the main switch for tags. 

Default Value: ON

Values:

  • ON = Enables all tagging features
  • OFF = Disables all tagging features.

Tags External Dictionary   

IMPORTANT: Tagging is an experimental feature at this time


This dictionary is used as a "whitelist" of pre-allowed tags.

Default Value: no value

Path on server to local ispell executable, used to set $Lingua::Ispell::path.  

Example: /usr/bin/ispell

Tags Input On Detail   

IMPORTANT: Tagging is an experimental feature at this time


Default Value: ON

Values:

  • ON = Allow users to input tags from the detail page
  • OFF = Prevent users from inputting tags from the detail page

Tags Input On List   

IMPORTANT: Tagging is an experimental feature at this time

Default Value: OFF

Values:

  • ON = Allow users to input tags from the search results list
  • OFF = Prevent users from inputting tags from the search results list

Tags Moderation   

IMPORTANT: Tagging is an experimental feature at this time


Turning this feature on will require that all tags go through the tag moderation tool before becoming visible.

  • Get there: More > Tools > Tags

Default Value: OFF

Values:

  • ON = Requires tags from patrons to be approved before becoming visible
  • OFF = Tags from patrons become visible immediately

Tags Show On Detail   

IMPORTANT: Tagging is an experimental feature at this time


Number of tags to display on detail page.

Default Value: 10

TIP: Set the value to 0 (zero) to turn this feature off.


Tags Show On List

IMPORTANT: Tagging is an experimental feature at this time

Number of tags to display on search results list. 


Default Value: 6

TIP: Set the value to 0 (zero) to turn this feature off.

Thing ISBN


Default Value: OFF

Values:
  • ON = Koha will query the ThingISBN service for the Editions tab on an item's detail page
  • OFF = Koha will not query the ThingISBN service for the Editions tab on an item's detail page

TIP: This field does not need a value, unless you've turned 'FRBRizeEditions' and/or 'OPACFRBRizeEditions' ON



X ISBN


Default Value: OFF

Values:
  • ON = Koha will query OCLC's XISBN service for the Editions tab on an item's detail page
  • OFF = Koha will not query OCLC's XISBN service for the Editions tab on an item's detail page

TIP: This field does not need a value, unless you've turned 'FRBRizeEditions' and/or 'OPACFRBRizeEditions' on and entered you OCLC Affiliate ID in the 'OCLCAffiliateID' field.



See: http://www.worldcat.org/affiliate/webservices/xisbn/app.jsp

X ISBN Daily Limit


Default Value: 499

The xISBN Web service is free for non-commercial use, if usage does not exceed 500 requests per day. Set this field to 499 or less in order to comply with those requirements.

TIP: This field does not need a value, unless you've turned 'FRBRizeEditions' and/or 'OPACFRBRizeEditions' on and 'XISBN' on.