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Is there a way for Polaris to block patrons who have charges that exceed our old limit in III. Unless the staff is paying very close attention they can check out to people who owe money without needing to override?

Yes, it is possible to get that set up in Polaris.

Submit a help ticket on the SHARE helpdesk and one of our staff can take care of that for you.

Hi -

Can you tell me where to find my library's 3-digit branch number?  Thanks.

Karen, If you mean the 3-digit number used on the PAC, the easiest way I'm aware of is to go to the SHARE website and go to the page How to create a search box on your library's website.

Choose the HTML code, and your 3-digit code will appear. Here's an example:

<form action="http://search.illinoisheartland.org/view.aspx" method="get">
Search catalog for: <input id=textboxTerm size=25 type="text" name="keyword" />
<input type="hidden" name="ctx" value="228.1033.0.0.1" />
<input type="submit" value="Go!" />
</form>

The bold number is the 3-digit number of the library (the number above is from a randomly selected library, you'll need to do this yourself to find the number for your library).

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