Basic Settings

Only users who are assigned the Administrator role will have access to the Admin section of LibraryAware.

The Basic Settings page contains the essential organization details for your site, including address, general contact, and website.  You will need to enter this information when you first set up LibraryAware.  Each library branch will have its own Basic Settings to maintain.  

An Administrator can update this information any at time. To access this page, select Admin from the top of LibraryAware, click Account Management, then click the Basic Settings link.  Click the Save Changes button when you are done editing this page.

Fields:

  • Organization Name – Enter the name of your library or library branch.  This is the name that will display in the Branch Selection drop-down menu.
  • Country – When you select your country from the drop-down menu, the available address fields may change. 
  • Address Line 1
  • Address Line 2
  • City/Locality/Municipality/Town – Enter or select the location of your library.
  • State/Province/Territory
  • Zip/Postal/Post Code – For a US address the zip/postal code can be entered in any format you like (with a 10 character maximum).  You can enter it as a five-digit format (ex. “12345”) or a nine-digit format (ex. “12345-6789”). For other countries, enter the standard format.
  • General Contact Email – Enter the email address for the main contact for this account. This should be a public email address that customers can use to contact your organization.
  • Reply To Address For Email – Enter the default email address that subscribers will use to reply to your emails sent from LibraryAware. 
  • Main Phone Number – Enter the phone number in the format that you want to display in your Items.
  • Fax Phone Number - Enter the fax number in the format that you want to display in your Items.
  • Time Zone –Select your Time Zone from the drop-down menu.  Local time zone information is used in reports and when scheduling your Items to send.
  • Website - Enter your library’s website URL here.
  • Logo - To add your library logo:
    1. Click the Select Image button.
    2. At the Image Selector window, find your logo image in the list or upload it by either dragging the image onto the bottom bar of this window or clicking the Select images from your computer or the web button.  We recommend that you use a high resolution image for your logo.
    3. Click the Select Image button to add it as your logo.
  • Evanced Feed URL – If you use Events by Evanced Solutions for your library’s calendar, enter the URL for your Evanced RSS feed.  This will allow you to pull calendar event information into your Items.
  • NoveList Select Profile – If you are a NoveList Select customer, you can add your NoveList Select profile link to allow you to post Promotional Items to your catalog.  Contact LibraryAware Support at libraryaware@ebsco.com if you need help adding this profile link.
  • Local Holdings Collection – If you have uploaded a file of your local holdings to EBSCOadmin, enter the name of the Collection ID here.  Note that your customer ID from EBSCOadmin must match the customer ID from your LibraryAware subscription, so that LibraryAware can properly link to the collection.  When you view the Advance List, LibraryAware will identify the titles that are owned locally.  For more information on uploading your local holdings file see: https://help.ebsco.com/interfaces/EBSCOadmin/Admin_User_Guide/Local_Collections_FAQs.  For an accurate reflection of your library's holdings, you must regularly upload your local holding file.
  • Enable B&T (Baker & Taylor) Shopping Cart – If you are a Baker & Taylor customer, select this checkbox to allow you to add books to your Title Source 3 cart from the Advanced List.  When you submit your cart to B&T, you will be asked for your account information.
  • Author/Title Catalog Link Format - Enter the URL format needed to perform an author and title search in your catalog.  You can add a catalog link to any Item that you create.  See the Catalog Link Format Examples page if you need help with the catalog link format. See the How do I add a link to an Item?  page to learn how to add or edit a catalog link to an Item.
  • ISBN Catalog Link Format – Enter the URL format needed to perform an ISBN search in your catalog.  You can add a catalog link to any Item that you create.  See the Catalog Link Format Examples page if you need help with the catalog link format.  See the How do I add a link to an Item?  page to learn how to add or edit a catalog link to an Item.
  • UPC Catalog Link Format – Enter the URL format needed to perform a UPC search in your catalog.  You can add a catalog link to any Item that you create.  See the Catalog Link Format Examples page if you need help with the catalog link format.  See the How do I add a link to an Item?  page to learn how to add or edit a catalog link to an Item.

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