Training Materials for Full Members

MassCat is an evolving project. The training materials provided here will be modified frequently as our knowledge and system size increases. Please check back to this site frequently.

Training Materials for Full-Level Members


  • Searching the Public Catalog (OPAC) – PDF
  • Searching the Staff Area (Koha) – PDF


  • Using Circulation – PDF
  • Creating a New Patron Account – PDF
  • Maintaining Patron Accounts – PDF
  • Setting the Holiday Schedule – PDF


  • Running a Saved Report – PDF


  • Placing Hold Requests from the Staff Side – PDF
  • Managing Requests to Borrow Items from your Collection – PDF
  • Receiving an ILL Loan from Another Library – PDF


  • How to Catalog in MassCat – PDF
  • Things to Think about when Copy Cataloging – PDF
  • Printing Spine Labels – PDF
  • Batch Deletion of Item Records – PDF
  • Making Batch Changes to Groups of Item Records – PDF
  • Performing an Inventory – PDF
  • Exporting Records – PDF