Contact Links

Configuration options for the ‘Contact Links’ section of the Library System.

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Go to Pika Configuration and Library Systems from the left sidebar.  

Screenshot of the pika configuration menu highlighting the library systems option

Click the Library Id number, or the Edit link to gain access to the Library Systems page.

Screenshot of the library systems table highlighting the access links

Contact Links contains all the links that will show up in the footer of your Pika site. Click on Contact Links.

Anytime you make changes you need to save them. To save the changes, go to the bottom of the page and click on Save Changes and Return or Save Changes and Stay Here.

Social media Contact Links can be displayed in the footer of your Pika page. Enter the URL for each social media platform that you want to share with your patrons. Each entered contact link will have a corresponding icon link in the footer of the page.

Below is an example of what the icons will look like at the footer of your Pika page for the social media platforms Twitter/X, Facebook, and Instagram.

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The General Contact Link Url is where you can enter a link to a contact form on your library’s website or start an email to your library’s support address.

If you’re using a support email address, enter it address with the mailto: component before the person’s email address. For example,

Either option will populate with the corresponding envelope icon at the footer of the page.

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Accessibility Report Address

The Accessibility Report Address should be fulfilled with a monitored staff email at your library to triage any reports patrons have with accessibility in the catalog.

Marmot staff recommends that your library create an “accessibility” email alias that is monitored by several staff members e.g.

The Accessibility Report is accessible from the footer of your library’s Pika interface from the Report Accessibility Issue link.

Patrons sometimes use the Report Accessibility Issue form to report other issues they're experiencing using the library catalog – library staff should triage those issues internally.

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