Tip for: 03.12.18

Sometimes a class can’t make it to the library to renew their books because of a field trip, an assembly, or so on. Can you renew all of their books at once? Certainly!


What you will do is not exactly renewing; you will use a utility to change the due date for them.


To Change Due Date in v7

Change Due Date Utility

  1. Open Utilities and go to the Circulation category.
  2. Select the Change Due Date utility.
  3. Under the Selection tab, set the Patrons from Homeroom.
  4. You can also set the Items Due On to only change due dates for items due today.
  5. Under the Options tab, set the New Due Date to the new date you want their items due.
  6. Run the utility.
    1. Note how many patrons will be modified before continuing.
    2. Check the summary (info) file from Operation Management once the utility is finished.



To Fix Due Date in v6


Fix Due Date Utility

  1. Open Tools > Utilities and go to the Circulation category.
  2. Select the Fix Due Date utility.
  3. Under the Selection tab, add a Selection for Patron Homeroom.
  4. You can also add a selection for Due Date to select items due today.
  5. Set the To Date to the new date you want their items due.
  6. Run the utility.

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