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V6002 - Adding Patrons/Items and Check-out (4:43)
Learn how to add patrons and items, and perform a basic check-out.
V6015 - Address Books for Adding Titles (5:18)
You can set up your own Address Books for Add Title Assistant to access when performing a MARC Search.
V6007 - Advancing Patron Grades (4:15)
An overview of the preferences Grade Table and advancing grades in Alexandria.
V6012 - Barcode Ranges & Printing Barcode Labels (8:13)
Find barcode ranges, and print barcode labels for your patrons and items.
V6005 - Filling Holds (2:52)
Learn how to place and fill holds in Alexandria.
V6006 - Importing Patron Pictures (1:57)
Use the Import module in Alexandria to quickly add pictures to your patron records.
V6010 - Installing Alexandria Hosted Service (5:43)
Find out what it means to be Hosted, what the system requirements are, and learn how to set up and install.
V6011 - Installing a Library Workstation (4:52)
Learn how to install a library workstation from the web.
V6012 - Inter-Library Loans (4:36)
Patrons from another library have placed holds on items at your library. How do you process these inter-library loans?
V6020 - Inventory Management (9:21)
Learn how to use Alexandria’s Inventory module to set up Sessions, perform inventory, and run end reports and utilities.
V6003 - MARC Search (5:26)
Set up your z39.50 preferences and address books in order to add items with the MARC search.
V6017 - Migrating Dabases (3:07)
Are you changing or upgrading your server or data station? This video goes over how to migrate your data.
V6017 - Moving to Hosted (1:31)
It’s quick and easy to move your data to Alexandria Hosted.
V6013 - Overdue Reports (5:51)
Learn how to set up an overdue report for specific homerooms, schedule and save that report, and duplicate the saved report.
V6001 - Patron & Item Management
Patron Management (2:51)
Item Management (3:18)
You can do a lot with the Patron & Item Management windows. Learn how to access and use the modules.
V6016 - Patron Security Groups (5:36)
Learn how to set Patron Security Groups to enable your operators to access Alexandria.
V6019 - Review Management (5:23)
Use the Review Management module to Approve and manage your patron reviews.
V6014 - Title Assistant (7:29)
Use the Title Assistant to add titles and copies to your library using MARC search.
V6009 - Scheduling (5:38)
Schedule your reports and utilities to run automatically. See how it’s done with an Overdue report and Archives/Rebuilds.
V6004 - Viewing Patron and Item History (3:15)
Choose to keep patron and item history so you can view history and statistics.
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