Oliver v5 Group Training is a fantastic professional development opportunity to learn from our expert trainers, develop your Oliver v5 skills, and find new ways to make the most of your library software.

It is also an opportunity to connect with other school library professionals to share ideas, network, and collaborate with the wider school library community.

Softlink runs Group Training sessions throughout the year, Australia-wide, at various host venues. While they represent great value for money, schools can further benefit from a discount by hosting a Group Training session at their school. If you would like to learn more about hosting, please email grouptraining@softlinkint.com.
 

Queensland

Oliver v5 Cataloguing & Circulation 

Date: Thursday 29th February 2024

Venue: Wellington Point State High School

Code: QLDOAS2902

Oliver v5 Getting Started

Date: Monday 22nd April 2024

Venue: Serviceton South State School

Code: QLDOGS2204

Oliver v5 Circulation, Cataloguing & Advance Features

Date: Thursday 2nd May 2024

Venue: Urangan State High School

Code: QLDOGS0205

Oliver v5 Cataloguing, Circulation & Advanced Features

Date: Friday 21st June 2024

Venue: Rockhampton State High School

Code: QLDOGS0521

​Victoria

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If you would like to host a group training session at your school, please email grouptraining@softlinkint.com

​New South Wales / ACT

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If you would like to host a group training session at your school, please email grouptraining@softlinkint.com

​South Australia

Host Training at Your School

If you would like to host a group training session at your school, please email grouptraining@softlinkint.com 

Western Australia

Oliver v5 Start of Year and Circulation Desk - BOOK NOW

Date: Wednesday 7th February 2024 (9.00 - 12.00)

Venue: Beldon Primary School

Code: WAOAS1521

Oliver v5 Regional Group Training - Karratha

Date: Friday 26th February 2024

Venue: Tambrey Primary School

Code: WAOAS1522

Oliver v5 Regional Group Training - Broome

Date: Monday 11th March 2024

Venue: Cable Beach  Primary School

Code: WAOAS1523

Oliver v5 Regional Group Training - Eaton 

Date: Friday 15th March 2024

Venue: Eaton Community College

Code: WAOAS1503

Oliver v5 New Features

Date: Friday 22nd March 2024 (9.00 - 12.00)

Venue: Armadale Primary School

Code: WAOAS1524

Northern Territory

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If you would like to host a group training session at your school, please email grouptraining@softlinkint.com

Oliver v5 Group Training Course Descriptions

Oliver v5 Getting Started

This full-day course covers menu and records navigation, adding catalogue records, adding borrower records, circulation desk -loans and returns, basic OPAC.

 

The course duration is 6 hours.

Advanced Oliver

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

 

The course duration is 3 hours and is generally accompanied with one of the additional 3 hour function specific courses.

Cataloguing

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

 

The course duration is 3 hours.

Circulation

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

 

The course duration is 3 hours.

Serials

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

 

The course duration is 3 hours.

Stocktake

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

 

The course duration is 3 hours.

New Features & Homepage
 

Softlink will highlight the latest features in Oliver v5 and how to get the most out of them and making use of your Oliver homepage.

 

The course duration is 3 hours.

Reporting
 

How to create custom reports, report template adjustments, analytical reporting, and library statistics

 

The course duration is 3 hours.