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Using QuickTrack From Other Locations (ie) In the classroom

How To Use QuickTrack From Other Locations (ie) In the classroom

Setting Up And Using The OPAC (Online Public Access Catalog)
In QuickTrack Pro

What does the OPAC do?

The OPAC (Online Public Access Catalog) feature allows you to use QuickTrack from locations other than a library.

Using a web browser you can add and lookup book details.

Lookup which books are in stock.

Book books in and out to students.

It does not do everything the main application does, but it does allow the main features from other locations such as classrooms.
How Do I Turn The Remote Access Via Web Browser (OPAC) On?
Open the QuickTrack software on the main computer you have set it up on.

In the main window of QuickTrack

Click Preferences and then click Internet Settings.

On the screen that comes up turn on Allow Booking In/Out Via OPAC.

Please see the screen below (it may be a different colour to your window)

When it is running you will see the address of the server to the right of the window.
In the example above it is your ip address may be different.

This number allows your web browser to connect to QuickTrack to use it remotely. Please note it down.

Click OK to save the settings, these will be remembered by the software.

In order to use the OPAC QuickTrack must be running otherwise the data will not be accessible.
How Do I Use It In A Browser?
To see the main web page type the address you copied from the settings screen into a web browser such as Chrome or Edge:

(These examples are with our example ip address from above yours will probably be different)

To book in and out items to students. Go to this location.

To add new books and automatically lookup the details. Go to this location.

If you need any help with setting up or using this OPAC system please contact for assistance.

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