COSI EMEA 2022 Pre-conference Training Day

The Queen at Chester Hotel - City Road, Chester, Cheshire, CH1 3AH, England

The pre-conference training day will take place on Wednesday 6th July 2022 from 10.30 AM to 4.30 PM.


Symphony Administration Essentials (10:30 AM - 1 PM)

Learn the day-to-day basics of administrating your Symphony system.  In this session we will review routine tasks and walk you through some of the most common configuration options you will use to keep your system running efficiently.  This will be a good introduction for those who are relatively new to Symphony or a refresher session for the more experienced.


We’ll cover:

  • Routine Administrative Tasks Overview
  • Understanding Logins
  • Properties & Toolbars
  • Overrides
  • Understanding the Circulation Map
  • Customized Policy Lists
  • Library Calendars
  • Library Policy


Inventorying your collections with SirsiDynix Symphony (2 PM - 4:30 PM)

In this session we will walk you through the process of inventorying a collection from start to finish.  After this session, you should feel confident to conduct an inventory of your own collection.


We’ll cover:

  • Scanning items in WorkFlows / SymphonyWeb, MobileStaff or a barcode scanner
  • Using reports to inventory items that are not on the shelf
  • Running reports to identify items that have not been inventoried
  • Marking items missing in batch
  • Preparing items for deletion
  • Batch deletion of items


Please be aware: because of the limitations of the training facilities and the time available both these sessions will be in a lecture format and will not include opportunities for hands-on practice.  Places are limited to 25.  A minimum number of 10 attendees are required to guarantee SirsiDynix run the course.  The pre-conference training day is only available to those who are also attending the COSI conference.

Date and Time: 
Wednesday, 6 July 2022 - 10:30am to 4:30pm