There is more than one way to import data into Athenaeum. Normally, you go to the list view into which you wish to import the data and choose import records and then match up your fields and import. One site had an unusual issue where they couldn’t do this, so we had them instead jump into the […]
In our Athenaeum training sessions, we frequently refer to the “found set”. This is a useful concept that collectively describes the results of a search anywhere in Athenaeum (or any FileMaker solution). The Found Set are the records that you can see in browse mode, either in list view or detail view where you navigate forward […]
When starting with Athenaeum Light 10, you should first remove the sample data. The sample is meaningless data and is easy to remove. This quick, silent YouTube video shows you how. It’s best watched at 480p or 720p. Watch on YouTube
Athenaeum Light 10 includes a new feature charting a borrower’s issues over time. Issues can be counted by day or by week.
This video shows how to quickly filter borrower, catalog and circulation lists using the search widgets at the top of each list. Or view directly on youtube: Administrator Quick Searches
This video shows the main screen functions when logging in as the administrator. The new look shows the revised search widget; access to key Athenaeum web pages; commonly used buttons grouped together and revealed only when needed. Navigation between the main modules can also be achieved with single key shortcuts from the most used screens. A new search […]
This ultra quick video shows the revised search screens for guest log-ins. The search widget is revised, and the main guest screen shows popular titles as well as suggested searches. The library administrator can also set a topical web page to display on the web tab.
Here’s a quick movie that shows you how to delete part of the issue history. This example shows how to delete the history prior to 1 January 2006.
This note is still relevant, so it’s worth linking to our old Athenaeum Notes archive document about importing Athenaeum Light 6 data into Athenaeum Light 7: Note 37 As always, if you get stuck, please contact support.
Recently, a few sites have reported some unusual problems with Athenaeum - Windows or Mac. One was that new items could not be added to the catalogue. Another was that a message to the effect of “opening as read-only” was briefly displayed. These were both caused by the same thing - a misconfiguration of the operating system. The […]