Branch Manager

This role page contains essential, basic, intermediate knowledge-based materials. If available, it may contain expert knowledge as well. Here is more about the levels. The beginning level for someone who has just been hired or someone who is moving into a different role within their current workplace. Next is the early/intermediate level. Next would be a truly intermediate stage and ultimately being an advanced user within a library.

Essential Knowledge

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Contacting Marmot 101

 

 

Participants will learn:

  • When to Contact Marmot

  • Emergency Topics/Issues

  • Information to have ready

  • Contact methods

 

TBD

 

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Beginner/Basic Knowledge

Training or Self-Paced Course

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Marmot ILS 101: Introduction to Circulation I

Participants will learn how to:

  • Search for a patron record

  • Check out

  • Renew

  • Check in

1 hour

Marmot ILS 102: Introduction to Circulation II

  • Create patron Record

  • Edit a patron Record

  • Claim returned

  • Offline circulation

TBD

Marmot ILS 103: Introduction to Circulation III

  • Marked Items Damaged & Mark Items Lost

TBD

Marmot ILS 104: Introduction to Circulation IV

  • Search / Holds - Basic Search

  • Placing item level holds

  • Placing bib/title level holds

TBD

Marmot ILS 107: Introduction to Resource Sharing

  • Courier best practices

  • Courier codes

TBD

Marmot OPAC/Pika 120: Patron UX

  • Search and view search results

  • View/Pay fines

  • Place holds

    • Modify holds

    • Cancel holds

  • Review patron account

  • Review full record display

 

1 hour

 

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Early/Intermediate Knowledge

Training or Self-Paced Course

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Marmot ILS 201: Sierra Access

Participants will learn how to:

  • Access the Sierra manual

  • Sierra known issues

  • Sierra installation

 

TBD

 

 

Marmot ILS 202: Intermediate Circulation I

  • Delete a Patron Record

  • Copy a Patron Record

  • Create Item on Fly Item Records

  • Merge a Patron Record

1 hour

Marmot ILS 215: Intermediate Holds

  • Clear Expired Holds and Holdshelf

TBD

Marmot ILS 204: Introduction to Record Structure

  • Patron Record Fixed Length Fields

  • Item Record Fixed Lenght Fields

TBD

Marmot ILS 205: Introduction to Record Templates

  • Patron record templates

    • Change fixed fields

  • Item record templates

    • Change fixed fields

30 minutes

Marmot ILS 207: Introduction to Cataloging

 

  • Attach an item to existing bib

  • Create Item on Fly Item Records

TBD

Marmot ILS 212: Intermediate INN-Reach

 

  • Prospector & Mobius

  • INN-Reach Reports

TBD

Marmot ILS 209: Browse Query

  • Browse Query

 

Marmot ILS 210: Introduction to Create Lists

 

  • Basic functionality

90 minutes

Marmot OPAC/Pika 220: Patron UX

  • Create user lists

  • Link patron accounts

 

30 minutes

Shared eCollections 240

  • New York Times - Patron Set Up

  • Wall Street Journal - Patron Set Up

TBD

Reports & Statistics 230

  • Prepare Overdues Report

  • View Outstanding Holds

TBD

Marmot ILS 208: Intermediate Resource Sharing

  • Patron Initiated Holds (PIH)/Patron Placed Holds (PPH) best practices

  • Functionality

 

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Intermediate Knowledge

Training or Self-Paced Course

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Marmot ILS 302: Intermediate Record Templates

Participants will learn how to:

  • Use preferred templates

  • Prompt for templates

TBD

Marmot ILS 312: Advanced INN-Reach

  • Reconciliation

TBD

Marmot ILS 307: Intermediate Create Lists

 

  • System generated files

TBD

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