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Tools in Koha all perform some sort of action. Often many of the items listed under Tools in Koha are referred to as 'Reports' in other library management systems.
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Get there: More > Tools > Additional Tools > News
Koha's news module allows librarians to post news to the OPAC, staff interface and circulation receipts.
To add news to either the OPAC, the Staff Client or a Circulation receipt:
Click 'New Entry'
Under 'Display Location' choose whether to put the news on the OPAC, Slip (circulation receipt) or the Librarian (Staff) Interface.
Choose a title for your entry
Using the publication and expiration date fields you can control how long your item appears
'Appear in position' lets you decide what order your news items appear in
The 'News' box allows for the use of HTML for formatting of your news item
After filling in all of the fields, click 'Submit'
News in the OPAC will appear above the OpacMainUserBlock
News in the Staff Client will appear on the far left of the screen
News on the circulation receipts will appear below the items that are checked out