Chapter 11. Searching Patrons

To search for a patron, select Search → Search for Patrons from the menu bar.

The Patron Search screen will display. It will contain options to search on the following fields:

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Next to the Clear Form button there is a button with an arrow pointing down that will display the following additional search fields:

You patrons searches may also include patrons marked “inactive” if you click on the Include Inactive? checkbox.

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Tips for searching

  • Search one field or combine fields for more precise results.
  • Truncate search terms for more search results.
  • Search ignores punctuation such as diacritics, apostrophes, hyphens and commas.

Once you have located the desired patron, click on the entry row for this patron in the results screen. A summary for this patron will display on the left hand side.

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The Patron Search button on the upper right may be used to resume searching for patrons.