Feature: Renewal reuses loan rule


When an item is renewed, the circulation policy that was applied when the item was originally checked out is used, even if the applicable policy has subsequently changed.

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Software Rundown

Software Status Notes
Evergreen 2.8 (2015) YES

In version 2.5, a new global flag option has been added to allow the circulating library of a desk renewal (a renewal using the staff client) to reuse the original circulation library for circ rule behaviors rather than using the workstation. This new setting is similar to existing options to use the originating circulation library in OPAC renewals. (2.5)

Koha 3.20 (2015) YES

The renewal duration is not based on initial loan period but on a specific renewal duration period which is set in circulation rules. In release 3.12.