Pardon the mess! The Support Center is undergoing construction.  


How helpful was this page? 

Tell us what we can improve.


Save as PDF

Setup Preferences


Last Updated: $action.dateFormatter.formatDateTime($content.getLastModificationDate())

Setup Preferences

SYSTEM-A/TT

These are some preferences you'll want to configure as you're setting up Alexandria for the first time. After that, you won't need to change these very often.
Select the headings below for more detailed information about each Setup preference. 

Email 

Configure how Alexandria communicates with your SMTP server so your library can send outbound email notifications. 

Localization 

Set the language, dates, time zone, and currency applicable to your location.

Terminology 

Customize various terms in Alexandria to fit your library's needs.

Barcodes

Determine how Alexandria reads patron and item barcodes.

LDAP 

Authenticate operator and patron program access.

SIP2 

Set up SIP2, which makes your library more efficient with enhanced inventory and security features.

 Self-Hosted

Most accounts are not self-hosted, so you'll see the image below. If you are self-hosted, click the link for more information.