To avoid duplicate user records, before registering a new user,
Always check to see if the patron is already in the system.
First, do the following:
Display User – Click on User Search: Search by Name in All Libraries (ALL_LIBS_N); also search by Birth date and/or License.
Then, choose User Registration and include all of the following information:
First Name Preferred Name (optional) Middle Name (optional) Last Name
Alt ID: Drivers license (TX00000000) (No Dashes or Spaces) for adult patrons OR
Student Id (No Dashes or Spaces) for Students
User Cat1: Must be supplied.
Address 1 data is used to send out overdue notices. Do not modify any of the drop-down fields. If you wish to add other details not in Address 1, add it below in the Address 2 fields.
Care/Of: First Last Name of Parent of Minor (Not used for Adult Patrons)
Street: Mailing Address (Street or PO Box #)
CTYSTZIP: City, State Zip Code
Phone: Area Code included 000-000-0000 (Dashes included)
Note: Site Code-Staff Initials/MM-DD-YYYY: Text
Do not Choose STUDENT_ID from the drop down list.