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We're excited to introduce you to the Koha Library System, a powerful tool that will help you make the most of your library experience. Koha is a user-friendly and efficient open-source library management system that enables you to access and manage resources, including books, journals, and digital materials, with ease. To help you get started, we've put together this guide on how to use the Koha Library System effectively.

1. Searching for Materials:

  • You can search by author, title, subject, or keywords to find the materials you need. To be specific, select from the list of libraries.

2. Browsing the Catalog:

  • The catalog will provide you with information about the available items, including their availability status, location, and due dates if they are checked out.
  • You can also see details about the item's location within the library.

3. Checking Out Items:

  • To borrow a book or other materials, locate the item in the catalog, bring the materials to the counter to check out.

4. Exploring Digital Resources:

  • Koha may also provide access to digital resources like e-books, e-journals, and online databases, if available.

5. Using the Mobile App:

  • Consider downloading the Koha mobile app if available. It provides convenient access to the library's resources on your mobile device.

6. Ask for Help:

  • Don't hesitate to ask the library staff for assistance if you have any questions or encounter difficulties when using Koha. They are there to support you in making the most of the library's resources.

7. Be Mindful of Due Dates:

  • Remember to return borrowed materials on time to avoid fines and to allow other students to access the resources.

By using the Koha Library System effectively, you'll be able to make the most of the library's resources and streamline your research and learning experience. If you have any questions or need additional assistance, don't hesitate to reach out to the library staff. We're here to help you succeed in your academic endeavors.

Happy reading and exploring!

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San Sebastian College-Recoletos
Claro M. Recto Avenue, Quiapo Manila, Philippines
Telephone no.: (02) 8734-8931 to 39 local 108 | Email: stvlibrary@sscrmnl.edu.ph

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