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Oliver v5 Group Training

These lecture-based sessions include the full-day general ‘Getting Started’ and ‘Advanced’ courses, as well as more targeted, half-day sessions on ‘Cataloguing’, ‘Circulation’, ‘Serials’, ‘Acquisitions’ and 'Stocktake'.

Scroll down for an overview of the content covered under each of these topics.

These sessions are delivered by one of our expert trainers at various host venues and represent good value for money.


Oliver v5 group training courses - Semester 1, 2019

Oliver v5 – Getting Started

Date: 11th Feb
Venue: Sunnybank State High School, Brisbane, QLD

Date: 20th Feb
Venue: Waverley College, Waverley (Sydney), NSW

Date: 14th March
Venue: Wallarano Primary School, Noble Park, VIC

Date: 18th March
Venue: Rangitoto College, Auckland, NZ

Date: 26th March
Venue: Perth, WA - TBC

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Oliver v5 - Beginning of Year Procedures

Date: 13th March
Venue: Edgewater Primary School, Perth, WA

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Advanced Oliver v5 with New Features and Homepage

Date: 12th Feb
Venue: Robertson State School, Brisbane, QLD

Date: 18th Feb
Venue: Bentley Park College, Cairns, QLD 

Date: 22nd Feb
Venue: Nepean Christian School, Mulgoa, NSW

Date: 4th March
Venue: St Luke's Anglican School, Bundaberg, QLD

Date: 15th March
Venue: St Joseph's Primary School, Warragul, VIC 

Date: 19th March
Venue: Epsom Girls Grammar School, Auckland, NZ

Date: 15th May
Venue: QLD - TBC

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Advanced Oliver v5 and Circulation

Date: 13th Feb
Venue: Queen of Apostles, Stafford (Brisbane), QLD

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Advanced Oliver v5 and Serials

Date: 21st Feb
Venue: William Clarke College, Kellyville (Sydney), NSW

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Advanced Oliver v5 and Stocktake

Date: 6th May
Venue: Reservoir West Primary School, Reservoir, VIC

Date: 13th May
Venue: QLD - TBC

Date: 23rd May  
Venue: NSW - TBC

Cataloguing and Circulation

Date: 7th May
Venue: VIC - TBC

Date: 14th May
Venue: Aquinas College, Southport, QLD

Date: 23rd May
Venue: NSW - TBC


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Oliver v5 - Getting Started

Covers cataloguing and circulation for new users. 

Includes: navigation between menus; screens and records (including searching, sorting and basic reports); basic cataloguing, circulation and searching functions.


Setting up cataloguing fields; SCIS imports; z-cataloguing; adding copies information; spine labels; weeding and archiving.


Setting up circulation fields; borrower maintenance; lending rules; circulation desk; loans; returns; renewals; reservations; overdue notices.

Oliver v5 - Beginning of Year Procedures

Covers the updating of borrower records as well as other circulation-related update tasks for a smooth start to the new school year.

Advanced Oliver v5 with New Features and Homepage

Covers basic vs advanced searching; search results; Orbit parameters including pick & click; setting up and using reading lists; changing page layouts; book reviews. 

New Features & Homepage

Highlights the latest features in Oliver v5 and how to get the most out of them; how to maximise your Oliver v5 homepage. 

Advanced Oliver v5 with either Stocktake, Serials, Circulation or Acquisitions

Advanced Oliver v5 covers authority file maintenance, subjects, authors, publishers, tag manager, setting up and using reading Lists, exchange, merging catalogue records and library home page maintenance. 


A discussion and explanation of the Oliver v5 Stocktake procedure for end of term and / or end of year, walk-through of the stocktake process, including examples and reports; Q & A. 


This course includes creating catalogue records, components and subscriptions, check-in (receiving issues). 


This course covers the setting up of suppliers, cost centres and budgets. Creating, receiving, cancelling orders and retrospective orders.


Setting up circulation fields; borrower maintenance; lending rules; circulation desk; loans; returns; renewals; reservations; overdue notices.