Marmot Pika Admin 101 Training (On Demand)

Who should attend:  Pika Administrators at Marmot member libraries 
When: On Demand
Where: The training is online using the Zoom online conference and meeting software.  
Registration: You must register for this class by filling out the online registration form. If you have any questions, you can send an email to pika-at-marmot.org.  After you register, a confirmation email will be sent to you with information on connecting to the online training.

Trainer: Ashley Sneesby
Duration : 3 hours, 1pm to 4pm

Training Description
This training is designed to provide Pika Administrators at Marmot libraries with a deeper understanding of the administration of their library’s Pika site. Training will include a deep dive into the library system and library location configurations and how settings drive functionality in Pika. Special attention will be given to settings that relate specifically to Marmot member libraries in their use and administration of Pika. 

Terminology

  • Library System: The section where Pika configuration settings are applied for the overarching library system 
  • Location: The section were Pika configuration settings are applied for the branches that belong to a library system
  • Records owned: settings in library system and locations that denote what is owned by the library within the consortium
  • Records to include: settings in library system and locations that denote what records to include from the ILS and external sideloads
  • ILS and Account information: settings in library system that control actions from the ILS such as holds, account updates, login settings, etc. 
  • Searching: section where search settings are applied in the library system and library locations pages. 

​Outlines for Training
Library Systems Configuration
Library Location Configuration