Special Libraries

Special Libraries

Museums, research institutes and associations use OPALS to manage their diverse collections and to make those collections available to their members. These libraries’ resources include digital archives, eBooks, streaming video, printed reports and books. Libraries use portal widgets to customize their sites and explain their institutions’ missions. Click here for our demo site link and login

OPALS SPECIAL LIBRARy FUNCTIONALITY

  • OPALS Public Access Catalogue (OPAC)
    • Portal Widgets: New acquisitions display gallery… displays recent additions
    • Portal Widgets: New acquisitions – review items acquired 30, 60 or 90 days… 12 months
    • Portal Widgets: New acquisitions list sorts by classification, author, etc.
    • Portal Widgets: New Acquisitions list faceted search results displays… displays analysis facets of recently required resources
    • Portal Widgets: Designate an expiry date to automatically remove items from “New Items” list
    • Portal Widgets: News & Events editor & display
    • Portal Widgets: News and Events editor includes title, text box, and article expiry date
    • Portal Widgets: News articles can include hyperlinks to relevant Internet resources
    • Portal Widgets: News articles – upload pictures
    • Portal Widgets: Weblinks display shows locally selected and featured Internet resources
    • Portal Widgets: Weblinks editor template includes title, URL, description, subject
    • Portal Widgets: Library opening hours display and editor
    • Portal Widgets: RSS feed template … just copy an RSS feed link into the RSS feed template to display
    • Portal Widgets: Pathfinders template – Design topical lists of books, Internet resources and attachments
    • Portal Widgets: Add local weather reports
    • Portal Widget: List and view reviewed items
    • Portal Widget: Task Reminder… displays to-do list for authorized staff… overdues, ratings to review, reserve lists to process, etc.)
  • Portal Customization Widgets
    • Portal Widgets: New acquisitions display gallery… displays recent additions
    • Portal Widgets: New acquisitions – review items acquired 30, 60 or 90 days… 12 months
    • Portal Widgets: New acquisitions list sorts by classification, author, etc.
    • Portal Widgets: New Acquisitions list faceted search results displays… displays analysis facets of recently required resources
    • Portal Widgets: Designate an expiry date to automatically remove items from “New Items” list
    • Portal Widgets: News & Events editor & display
    • Portal Widgets: News and Events editor includes title, text box, and article expiry date
    • Portal Widgets: News articles can include hyperlinks to relevant Internet resources
    • Portal Widgets: News articles – upload pictures
    • Portal Widgets: Weblinks display shows locally selected and featured Internet resources
    • Portal Widgets: Weblinks editor template includes title, URL, description, subject
    • Portal Widgets: Library opening hours display and editor
    • Portal Widgets: RSS feed template … just copy an RSS feed link into the RSS feed template to display
    • Portal Widgets: Pathfinders template – Design topical lists of books, Internet resources and attachments
    • Portal Widgets: Add local weather reports
    • Portal Widget: List and view reviewed items
    • Portal Widget: Task Reminder… displays to-do list for authorized staff… overdues, ratings to review, reserve lists to process, etc.)
  • OPALS Cataloging
    • Portal Widgets: New acquisitions display gallery… displays recent additions
    • Portal Widgets: New acquisitions – review items acquired 30, 60 or 90 days… 12 months
    • Portal Widgets: New acquisitions list sorts by classification, author, etc.
    • Portal Widgets: New Acquisitions list faceted search results displays… displays analysis facets of recently required resources
    • Portal Widgets: Designate an expiry date to automatically remove items from “New Items” list
    • Portal Widgets: News & Events editor & display
    • Portal Widgets: News and Events editor includes title, text box, and article expiry date
    • Portal Widgets: News articles can include hyperlinks to relevant Internet resources
    • Portal Widgets: News articles – upload pictures
    • Portal Widgets: Weblinks display shows locally selected and featured Internet resources
    • Portal Widgets: Weblinks editor template includes title, URL, description, subject
    • Portal Widgets: Library opening hours display and editor
    • Portal Widgets: RSS feed template … just copy an RSS feed link into the RSS feed template to display
    • Portal Widgets: Pathfinders template – Design topical lists of books, Internet resources and attachments
    • Portal Widgets: Add local weather reports
    • Portal Widget: List and view reviewed items
    • Portal Widget: Task Reminder… displays to-do list for authorized staff… overdues, ratings to review, reserve lists to process, etc.)
  • OPALS Circulation
    • Portal Widgets: New acquisitions display gallery… displays recent additions
    • Portal Widgets: New acquisitions – review items acquired 30, 60 or 90 days… 12 months
    • Portal Widgets: New acquisitions list sorts by classification, author, etc.
    • Portal Widgets: New Acquisitions list faceted search results displays… displays analysis facets of recently required resources
    • Portal Widgets: Designate an expiry date to automatically remove items from “New Items” list
    • Portal Widgets: News & Events editor & display
    • Portal Widgets: News and Events editor includes title, text box, and article expiry date
    • Portal Widgets: News articles can include hyperlinks to relevant Internet resources
    • Portal Widgets: News articles – upload pictures
    • Portal Widgets: Weblinks display shows locally selected and featured Internet resources
    • Portal Widgets: Weblinks editor template includes title, URL, description, subject
    • Portal Widgets: Library opening hours display and editor
    • Portal Widgets: RSS feed template … just copy an RSS feed link into the RSS feed template to display
    • Portal Widgets: Pathfinders template – Design topical lists of books, Internet resources and attachments
    • Portal Widgets: Add local weather reports
    • Portal Widget: List and view reviewed items
    • Portal Widget: Task Reminder… displays to-do list for authorized staff… overdues, ratings to review, reserve lists to process, etc.)
  • OPALS Inventory
    • Portal Widgets: New acquisitions display gallery… displays recent additions
    • Portal Widgets: New acquisitions – review items acquired 30, 60 or 90 days… 12 months
    • Portal Widgets: New acquisitions list sorts by classification, author, etc.
    • Portal Widgets: New Acquisitions list faceted search results displays… displays analysis facets of recently required resources
    • Portal Widgets: Designate an expiry date to automatically remove items from “New Items” list
    • Portal Widgets: News & Events editor & display
    • Portal Widgets: News and Events editor includes title, text box, and article expiry date
    • Portal Widgets: News articles can include hyperlinks to relevant Internet resources
    • Portal Widgets: News articles – upload pictures
    • Portal Widgets: Weblinks display shows locally selected and featured Internet resources
    • Portal Widgets: Weblinks editor template includes title, URL, description, subject
    • Portal Widgets: Library opening hours display and editor
    • Portal Widgets: RSS feed template … just copy an RSS feed link into the RSS feed template to display
    • Portal Widgets: Pathfinders template – Design topical lists of books, Internet resources and attachments
    • Portal Widgets: Add local weather reports
    • Portal Widget: List and view reviewed items
    • Portal Widget: Task Reminder… displays to-do list for authorized staff… overdues, ratings to review, reserve lists to process, etc.)
  • OPALS Member / Admin Database
    • Portal Widgets: New acquisitions display gallery… displays recent additions
    • Portal Widgets: New acquisitions – review items acquired 30, 60 or 90 days… 12 months
    • Portal Widgets: New acquisitions list sorts by classification, author, etc.
    • Portal Widgets: New Acquisitions list faceted search results displays… displays analysis facets of recently required resources
    • Portal Widgets: Designate an expiry date to automatically remove items from “New Items” list
    • Portal Widgets: News & Events editor & display
    • Portal Widgets: News and Events editor includes title, text box, and article expiry date
    • Portal Widgets: News articles can include hyperlinks to relevant Internet resources
    • Portal Widgets: News articles – upload pictures
    • Portal Widgets: Weblinks display shows locally selected and featured Internet resources
    • Portal Widgets: Weblinks editor template includes title, URL, description, subject
    • Portal Widgets: Library opening hours display and editor
    • Portal Widgets: RSS feed template … just copy an RSS feed link into the RSS feed template to display
    • Portal Widgets: Pathfinders template – Design topical lists of books, Internet resources and attachments
    • Portal Widgets: Add local weather reports
    • Portal Widget: List and view reviewed items
    • Portal Widget: Task Reminder… displays to-do list for authorized staff… overdues, ratings to review, reserve lists to process, etc.)
  • OPALS Reports & Notices
    • Portal Widgets: New acquisitions display gallery… displays recent additions
    • Portal Widgets: New acquisitions – review items acquired 30, 60 or 90 days… 12 months
    • Portal Widgets: New acquisitions list sorts by classification, author, etc.
    • Portal Widgets: New Acquisitions list faceted search results displays… displays analysis facets of recently required resources
    • Portal Widgets: Designate an expiry date to automatically remove items from “New Items” list
    • Portal Widgets: News & Events editor & display
    • Portal Widgets: News and Events editor includes title, text box, and article expiry date
    • Portal Widgets: News articles can include hyperlinks to relevant Internet resources
    • Portal Widgets: News articles – upload pictures
    • Portal Widgets: Weblinks display shows locally selected and featured Internet resources
    • Portal Widgets: Weblinks editor template includes title, URL, description, subject
    • Portal Widgets: Library opening hours display and editor
    • Portal Widgets: RSS feed template … just copy an RSS feed link into the RSS feed template to display
    • Portal Widgets: Pathfinders template – Design topical lists of books, Internet resources and attachments
    • Portal Widgets: Add local weather reports
    • Portal Widget: List and view reviewed items
    • Portal Widget: Task Reminder… displays to-do list for authorized staff… overdues, ratings to review, reserve lists to process, etc.)
  • OPALS Union Catalogue
    • Portal Widgets: New acquisitions display gallery… displays recent additions
    • Portal Widgets: New acquisitions – review items acquired 30, 60 or 90 days… 12 months
    • Portal Widgets: New acquisitions list sorts by classification, author, etc.
    • Portal Widgets: New Acquisitions list faceted search results displays… displays analysis facets of recently required resources
    • Portal Widgets: Designate an expiry date to automatically remove items from “New Items” list
    • Portal Widgets: News & Events editor & display
    • Portal Widgets: News and Events editor includes title, text box, and article expiry date
    • Portal Widgets: News articles can include hyperlinks to relevant Internet resources
    • Portal Widgets: News articles – upload pictures
    • Portal Widgets: Weblinks display shows locally selected and featured Internet resources
    • Portal Widgets: Weblinks editor template includes title, URL, description, subject
    • Portal Widgets: Library opening hours display and editor
    • Portal Widgets: RSS feed template … just copy an RSS feed link into the RSS feed template to display
    • Portal Widgets: Pathfinders template – Design topical lists of books, Internet resources and attachments
    • Portal Widgets: Add local weather reports
    • Portal Widget: List and view reviewed items
    • Portal Widget: Task Reminder… displays to-do list for authorized staff… overdues, ratings to review, reserve lists to process, etc.)
  • OPALS Inter-library loan Management
    • Portal Widgets: New acquisitions display gallery… displays recent additions
    • Portal Widgets: New acquisitions – review items acquired 30, 60 or 90 days… 12 months
    • Portal Widgets: New acquisitions list sorts by classification, author, etc.
    • Portal Widgets: New Acquisitions list faceted search results displays… displays analysis facets of recently required resources
    • Portal Widgets: Designate an expiry date to automatically remove items from “New Items” list
    • Portal Widgets: News & Events editor & display
    • Portal Widgets: News and Events editor includes title, text box, and article expiry date
    • Portal Widgets: News articles can include hyperlinks to relevant Internet resources
    • Portal Widgets: News articles – upload pictures
    • Portal Widgets: Weblinks display shows locally selected and featured Internet resources
    • Portal Widgets: Weblinks editor template includes title, URL, description, subject
    • Portal Widgets: Library opening hours display and editor
    • Portal Widgets: RSS feed template … just copy an RSS feed link into the RSS feed template to display
    • Portal Widgets: Pathfinders template – Design topical lists of books, Internet resources and attachments
    • Portal Widgets: Add local weather reports
    • Portal Widget: List and view reviewed items
    • Portal Widget: Task Reminder… displays to-do list for authorized staff… overdues, ratings to review, reserve lists to process, etc.)
  • OPALS Preferences (Configuration)
    • Portal Widgets: New acquisitions display gallery… displays recent additions
    • Portal Widgets: New acquisitions – review items acquired 30, 60 or 90 days… 12 months
    • Portal Widgets: New acquisitions list sorts by classification, author, etc.
    • Portal Widgets: New Acquisitions list faceted search results displays… displays analysis facets of recently required resources
    • Portal Widgets: Designate an expiry date to automatically remove items from “New Items” list
    • Portal Widgets: News & Events editor & display
    • Portal Widgets: News and Events editor includes title, text box, and article expiry date
    • Portal Widgets: News articles can include hyperlinks to relevant Internet resources
    • Portal Widgets: News articles – upload pictures
    • Portal Widgets: Weblinks display shows locally selected and featured Internet resources
    • Portal Widgets: Weblinks editor template includes title, URL, description, subject
    • Portal Widgets: Library opening hours display and editor
    • Portal Widgets: RSS feed template … just copy an RSS feed link into the RSS feed template to display
    • Portal Widgets: Pathfinders template – Design topical lists of books, Internet resources and attachments
    • Portal Widgets: Add local weather reports
    • Portal Widget: List and view reviewed items
    • Portal Widget: Task Reminder… displays to-do list for authorized staff… overdues, ratings to review, reserve lists to process, etc.)
  • OPALS Operational Requirements
    • Portal Widgets: New acquisitions display gallery… displays recent additions
    • Portal Widgets: New acquisitions – review items acquired 30, 60 or 90 days… 12 months
    • Portal Widgets: New acquisitions list sorts by classification, author, etc.
    • Portal Widgets: New Acquisitions list faceted search results displays… displays analysis facets of recently required resources
    • Portal Widgets: Designate an expiry date to automatically remove items from “New Items” list
    • Portal Widgets: News & Events editor & display
    • Portal Widgets: News and Events editor includes title, text box, and article expiry date
    • Portal Widgets: News articles can include hyperlinks to relevant Internet resources
    • Portal Widgets: News articles – upload pictures
    • Portal Widgets: Weblinks display shows locally selected and featured Internet resources
    • Portal Widgets: Weblinks editor template includes title, URL, description, subject
    • Portal Widgets: Library opening hours display and editor
    • Portal Widgets: RSS feed template … just copy an RSS feed link into the RSS feed template to display
    • Portal Widgets: Pathfinders template – Design topical lists of books, Internet resources and attachments
    • Portal Widgets: Add local weather reports
    • Portal Widget: List and view reviewed items
    • Portal Widget: Task Reminder… displays to-do list for authorized staff… overdues, ratings to review, reserve lists to process, etc.)
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    United States
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    Canada
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    Germany
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    Brazil
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    Haiti
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    Saudi Arabia
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    Jordan
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    Mozambique
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    Angola
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    Madagascar
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    China
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    South Korea
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    South Korea