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Sounds in Amlib

Learn about installation parameters for the sound path as well as instructions for changing and turning off sounds in Amlib.

Sounds within Amlib

Certain events within the Circulation module of Amlib will play .wav format sounds. These sounds are defined in the Sound Table of the Supervisor module.

WARNING

The sounds may be activated or de-activated by editing the Y / N value in the first column. They should never be deleted.

Installation parameter for the sound path

Sound files should be held in a shared folder that is available to all users – sounds stored on a local computer will only be available on that particular computer.

  1. In Amlib navigate to Main > Supervisor > Installation – the Installation (DEFAULT) screen will open
  2. Select Installation > Choose Location
  3. Highlight a circulation location and select OK
  4. Select the Other tab and locate the setting ‘Location’s Sound Directory’
  5. This is the current full filename path for your .wav files and generally your new sounds should be saved here and then no changes to the setting are required. As outlined above this should be a shared drive that all PCs can access, otherwise any new sounds need to be copied to every PC
  6. This Sound Directory full filename path needs to be set for every circulation location if any changes are ever made to it

Changing a sound

  1. Place your new short .wav files into the Sounds directory folder as above
  2. In Amlib navigate to Main > Supervisor > Sound Table
  3. To change a sound simply alter the file name of the relevant event to the new sound name

    For example – If you have created a .wav file called banned.wav and wish this to be applied every time a banned borrower has their barcode scanned during issuing, edit File Name in the line:

                                                                                                                                     
    CIRC/ISSUES IF BORROWER HAS BEEN BANNED.
  4. Log out of Amlib and back in on all PCs

Turning a sound off

To deactivate a sound, change the Activated column’s value to a N. Do not delete any lines from this table as this will permanently disable the sound and could cause conflicts in future upgrades.

List of Sounds

Circulation – All functions

Amlib Button

System Event in Sound Table

Click F1

CIRC - ALL FUNCTION KEY CLICK F1

Click F2

CIRC - ALL FUNCTION KEY CLICK F2

Click F3

CIRC - ALL FUNCTION KEY CLICK F3

Click F4

CIRC - ALL FUNCTION KEY CLICK F4

Click F5

CIRC - ALL FUNCTION KEY CLICK F5

Click F6

CIRC - ALL FUNCTION KEY CLICK F6

Click F7

CIRC - ALL FUNCTION KEY CLICK F7

Click F8

CIRC - ALL FUNCTION KEY CLICK F8

Click F9

CIRC - ALL FUNCTION KEY CLICK F9

Circulation – Issues

Amlib Functions

System Event in Sound Table

End of Issues from an offline file

CIRC/ISSUES END OF OFFLINE FILE

Issued item is already on loan

CIRC/ISSUES IF ALREADY ON LOAN

Issued item is an invalid form for this borrower

CIRC/ISSUES IF BORROWER AND FORM NOT VALID

Issued item exceeds maximum borrowing limit

CIRC/ISSUES IF BORROWER AND MAXIMUM ISSUES

Borrower owes money

CIRC/ISSUES IF BORROWER AND OWES MONEY

Borrower is banned

CIRC/ISSUES IF BORROWER HAS BEEN BANNED

Borrower has an invalid status

CIRC/ISSUES IF BORROWER HAS INVALID BORROWER STATUS

Borrower has an invalid type

CIRC/ISSUES IF BORROWER HAS INVALID BORROWER TYPE CODE

Borrower has an invalid barcode

CIRC/ISSUES IF BORROWER HAS INVALID CD

Borrower does not exist

CIRC/ISSUES IF BORROWER NOT ON SYSTEM

Issued item exceeds renewal limit

CIRC/ISSUES IF BORROWER/FORM RENEWAL INVALID

Play a sound if issuing on borrower’s birthday

CIRC/ISSUES IF BORROWERS BIRTHDAY

Issued item exceeds limit for type

CIRC/ISSUES IF ISSUE WILL EXCEED A LIMIT

Issued item has an invalid barcode

CIRC/ISSUES IF ITEM HAS INVALID CD

Issued item has an invalid form type

CIRC/ISSUES IF ITEM HAS INVALID FORM TYPE

Issued item is not on loan (when renewing via issues)

CIRC/ISSUES IF ITEM NOT FOR LOAN

Issued item doesn’t exist

CIRC/ISSUES IF ITEM NOT ON SYSTEM

Issued item is overdue (when renewing via issues)

CIRC/ISSUES IF ITEM OVERDUE AND TRIES RENEWAL

Borrower owes money

CIRC/ISSUES ON FIRST DISPLAY OF BORROWER IF OWES MONEY

Issued item is reserved (when renewing via issues)

CIRC/ISSUES ON ISSUE ITEM IF ITEM IS RESERVED FOR ANOTHER BORROWER

Borrower memo display

CIRC/ISSUES ON MEMO APPEARANCE FOR BORROWER

Item memo display

CIRC/ISSUES ON MEMO APPEARANCE FOR ITEM

Issue is successful

CIRC/ISSUES SUCCESSFUL ISSUE

Circulation - Returns

amlib functions system event in sound table

Borrower is banned

CIRC/RETURNS IF BORROWER BANNED

Borrower does not exist

CIRC/RETURNS IF BORROWER DOES NOT EXIST

Borrower has an invalid status

CIRC/RETURNS IF BORROWER HAS INVALID STATUS

Borrower owes money for return

CIRC/RETURNS IF BORROWER OWES MONEY

Borrower previously charged for an item

CIRC/RETURNS IF BORROWER PREV. CHARGED FOR ITEM

Returned item belongs at another location

CIRC/RETURNS IF ITEM BELONGS AT ANOTHER LOCN

Returned item has an invalid barcode

CIRC/RETURNS IF ITEM HAS INVALID CHECK DIGIT

Returned item does not exist

CIRC/RETURNS IF ITEM NOT ON SYSTEM

Returned item is reserved for another borrower

CIRC/RETURNS IF RETURNED ITEM RESERVED FOR A BORROWER

Overdue fine raised

CIRC/RETURNS OVERDUE FINE RAISED

End of returns from an offline file

CIRC/RETURNS END OF OFFLINE

Returned item is not On Loan

CIRC/RETURNS IF ITEM NOT ON LOAN

Borrower memo displays

CIRC/RETURNS ON MEMO APPEARANCE FOR BORROWER

Item memo displays

CIRC/RETURNS ON MEMO APPEARANCE FOR ITEM

Successful renewal

CIRC/RETURNS ON SUCCESSFUL RENEW

Successful return

CIRC/RETURNS ON SUCCESSFUL RETURN

Circulation – Transfers

amlib functions system event in sound table

Alert on transferred item

CIRC/TRANSFERS ON ITEM HAS AN ALERT

Transferred item has an invalid barcode

CIRC/TRANSFERS ON ITEM HAS INVALID CHECK DIGIT

Transferred item is reserved

CIRC/TRANSFERS ON ITEM IS RESERVED

Transferred item does not exist

CIRC/TRANSFERS ON ITEM NOT ON DATABASE

Transfer successful

CIRC/TRANSFERS ON ITEM TRANSFERRED OK

 

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