Tuesday, December 19, 2023

Important Information about Tracking Reading History


Do you currently track your reading history on your library account? Please read the information below to make sure your history isn’t lost as we transition to a new catalog


Our library system is currently transitioning to a new catalog.  Both catalogs are currently available for use, but the old catalog will no longer be available after January 7, 2024. 

If you have lists or circulation history that you would like to save from the old catalog, we recommend doing so as soon as possible.

If you go to search.owwl.org/help you can find a link to watch a video that shows how to save your borrowing history from the old catalog to your computer.  You may need to do this at the library on our computers if you don’t have a home computer with a program like Excel  

You will also need to log in to the new catalog and click on the “Reading History” Link if you would like to start recording your borrowing history in the new catalog.


Please Note: The library takes seriously the privacy of your library records. Therefore, we do not keep track of what you borrow after you return it. However, our automated system has a feature called "My Reading History" that allows you to track items you check out. Participation in the feature is entirely voluntary. You may start or stop using it, as well as delete any or all entries in "My Reading History" at any time. If you choose to start recording "My Reading History," you agree to allow our automated system to store this data. The library staff does not have access to your "My Reading History", however, it is subject to all applicable local, state, and federal laws, and under those laws, could be examined by law enforcement authorities without your permission. If this is of concern to you, you should not use the "My Reading History" feature.

If you need any assistance with this transition, please ask our staff to help.

Old Catalog:  evergreen.owwl.org

New Catalog: search.owwl.org

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