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Subscribing to RSS feeds using Microsoft Outlook

A list of RSS feeds showing Recent Acquisitions is available from the OPAC Home Page:

OPAC RSS Feeds

https://koha.base-library.nhs.uk/cgi-bin/koha/opac-main.pl

These feeds are best consumed in an RSS Reader, i.e:

Using an RSS Reader

Screenshot of RSS Feed in netvibes

You may find these feeds limited using Microsoft Outlook’s RSS Reader:

MS Outlook

Use the following steps to customise the content of the feed for a better experience using Outlook.

  1. Go to OPAC Advanced Search, select your search criteria, select ‘Sort by: Acquisition date: Newest to oldest’, then press SearchSort by
  2. Select the RSS icon on the Search Results pageSearch Return Result
  3. Copy the URL and add this URL as a new feed to Microsoft OutlookAdd new RSS feed
  4. The recently acquired titles now display in the subject line:

Outlook Customised Feed

 

 

 

 

 

Relocation of Knowledge Services – Dudley Public Health; July 2016

Please note: Knowledge Services – Dudley Public Health, has now relocated from Falcon House, Dudley, to Dudley Public Library.

All stock has been transferred to the new service point within Dudley Public Library – Floor 2, Dudley Library, St James Road, Dudley DY1 1HR – and is now available, with other BASE Library services, at this service point [please note: due to the opening times of the Public Library, external visitors will not have access to the service point before 9:30].

If you have any queries regarding the relocation of Knowledge Services, please contact Steve Mander, Knowledge Services Manager on 01384 816604 or at stephen.mander@dudley.gov.uk, or Malcolm Cater on 01384 816159 or at malcolm.cater@dudley.gov.uk

Relocation of Knowledge Services – Dudley Public Health; June/July 2016

Please note: Knowledge Services – Dudley Public Health, will be relocated from Falcon House, Dudley, to Dudley Public Library, at the end of June 2016.

After June 22nd 2016, there will be no access to BASE Library stock and services at the Falcon House service point (note, however, that you can continue to return items at this service point until Thursday June 30th 2016).

Stock will be transferred to the new service point within Dudley Public Library – Floor 2, Dudley Library, St James Road, Dudley DY1 1HR – and will be available, with other BASE Library services, at this service point, from July 6th 2016.

If you have any queries regarding the relocation of Knowledge Services, please contact Steve Mander, Knowledge Services Manager on 01384 816604 or at stephen.mander@dudley.gov.uk, or Malcolm Cater on 01384 816159 or at malcolm.cater@dudley.gov.uk

Borrow and reserve more books, and borrow for longer!

After a successful trial, we are pleased to update you on changes to book borrowing which are now permanent features of the BASE Library service:

Borrow More Books

The number of items you can borrow at any one time has now been increased to 10.  This applies to both staff and students.

Reserve More Books

The number of items you can reserve at any one time has now been increased to 10.  This applies to both staff and students.

Borrow Books for Longer

The number of times that you can renew your books has now been extended to a maximum of 3 (as long as the item has not been requested by another user).

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