56.1. Creating Staff Accounts

Sitka Snippet Video - Create Staff Accounts (2:36)

New staff accounts are created in much the same way as patron accounts, using CirculationRegister Patron or Shift+F1. Select one of the staff profiles from the Profile Group drop-down menu.

Creating Staff Accounts in 5 Easy Steps (For Local System Administrators)

  1. Open the patron registration form and fill in the relevant information.

  2. Choose a Library Staff permission group from the Main (Profile) Permission Group down down menu.

  3. Save the account.

  4. Retrieve the account through a patron or barcode search.

  5. Assign a Working Location to the account.

Creating Local System Administrator Accounts in 5 Easy Steps

  1. Open the patron registration form and fill in the relevant information.

  2. Choose any Library Staff permission group from the Main (Profile) Permission Group down down menu.

  3. Save the account.

  4. Submit a ticket to Sitka Support asking for the account to be granted Local System Administrator permissions. Make sure you include the name and barcode for the account. If your library is multi-branch include the working locations to be assigned to the account.

  5. Sitka Support will grant the permission, assign the working locations and respond to your ticket when the account is ready to be used.

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