Circulation

How to: Backdate a discharge transaction

When you backdate a discharge, Voyager uses the backdated date as the discharge date for the transaction, affecting the accrual of fines/fees.

I-Share Call Slips during Winter Break

With the end of the semester and holiday closures fast approaching, all I-Share libraries need to remember to extend the dates for all of your library’s call slip queues to cover the days your library will be closed.
 
The more libraries that follow the directions in the Best Practice, the better service all patrons receive.

Please contact the with any questions.

How To: Removing Item Temporary Locations and Item Types from Reserves Items

I can’t change or remove the reserve location of an item record in cataloging? What’s wrong?

(posted 11/14/2016)
If the “Temp. Loc.” and “Temp. Type” fields are grayed out for the item record in Voyager Cataloging, this means the item record is on an active reserve list for Voyager Circulation.

CARLI Webinar: Overview of the I-Share (UB) Resource Sharing Environment

Overview of the I-Share (UB) Resource Sharing Environment: Background, Relationships, and Processes.

The CARLI Office will be offering a webinar, “Overview of the I-Share Universal Borrowing (UB) Resource Sharing Environment: Background, Relationships, and Processes” on Thursday, August 4, from 1:30–2:30 pm.

Scheduled Downtime Sunday, June 26, 6AM-10AM

On Sunday, June 26, all I-Share/Voyager-related CARLI-supported systems will go offline for maintenance sometime between 6:00 AM and 10:00 AM.

The length of downtime is estimated to be 30 minutes.

I-Share/Voyager services include: VuFind local catalogs, the I-Share union catalog, WebVoyage local catalogs, Z39.50, Voyager staff clients, and Voyager MS Access Reporting.  (Voyager Offline Backup Circ may be used during the downtime, if needed.)

New I-Share Libraries: Searching & Requesting via VuFind & UB Training

Place: CARLI Office
100 Trade Centre Drive, Suite 303
Champaign, IL 61820
Directions and Parking

Trainer: Debbie Campbell, Library Services Coordinator, CARLI Office

Lunch: Provided

Intended audience: Staff at new I-Share libraries. Note: this is basic training covering the topics noted below.

New I-Share Libraries: Voyager Circulation Training

Place: CARLI Office
100 Trade Centre Drive, Suite 303
Champaign, IL 61820
Directions and Parking

Trainer: Debbie Campbell, Library Services Coordinator, CARLI Office

Lunch: Provided

Intended audience: Staff at new I-Share libraries. Note: this is basic training covering the topics noted below.

How To: Manage Old "In Transit-Discharged" or "In Transit-On Hold" Item Statuses

Overview

Both the "In Transit-Discharged" and "In Transit-On Hold" item statues are an integral part of Voyager's internal functionality. These two statuses are used by Voyager to facilitate the shipping of library materials from one location or one library, to another. Voyager expects the system to work as a closed loop; when an item is not processed following the workflow that Voyager expects, some of the In Transit statuses can linger in the system. The steps below discuss how to clear old, lingering In Transit statues.

created 3/24/2016; updated 1/03/2017

Best Practices: Modify Due Date Functionality

(updated 10/14/2015)

Modify Due Date at Time of Charge

To modify the due date at time of charge:

I-Share Best Practices: Lost Item Procedure

All I-Share libraries are responsible for discharging undamaged, returned items before re-shelving the items or sending them on to their next destination, whether within the same library (that is, from one branch to another) or at another I-Share library.

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