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Category Archives: Reports
** See past blog posts at www.infosolve.co.za/blog. No login required except for downloads ** This post describes a non-standard report that shows the number of items loaded per staffmember. It also gives a breakdown by Stats Code so that you … Continue reading
** See past blog posts at www.infosolve.co.za/blog. No login required except for downloads ** Here is a report template that will give a count by operator (i.e. cataloguer) of the number of titles catalogued over a specific time period. It … Continue reading
This post describes a non-standard report for listing items you want to weed or discard. It does this by listing items with a Process Code of WEED, DISCARD or similar. It shows the process date, item details, total value, total … Continue reading
It is necessary to check your scheduled reports in the RepPrintProgress screen in order to ensure the smooth running of reports. If for some reason a report does not get generated and it remains in the print queue, it … Continue reading
‘Where’ searches in Amlib enable you to search in almost endless combinations in the Borrower and Stockitem modules. This new ‘Where’ search guide covers a lot of ground. It explains: how to create Where searches in the Borrower and … Continue reading
An essential part of collection management is analysing the use of your stock. A previous blog post looked at tracking high-usage items, but this post will tell you how to track usage generally. Two guides are available, each … Continue reading
Waiving of fines is a delicate matter; some libraries allow it and some don’t. If it is allowed, it can sometimes be abused, so it’s a good idea for a supervisor to have a way of monitoring what is going on. … Continue reading
OCLC has an excellent guide on how to export Amlib data in a CSV format that can be read by Excel and other programs, where the data can be further manipulated, including adding graphs for statistical reporting. Libraries are finding … Continue reading