Aspen Discovery: Integration with LibCal
Aspen Discovery users can now view events from LibCal, with SpringShare, which is indexed in Aspen. When searching for events, patrons can narrow events by a variety of facets including Age Group, Program Type, Branch, and more. Events can be displayed on a calendar and will populate in explore more when relevant. If registration for a program is required, the patron will have a link to register on LibCal and take them directly to registration.
When a user searches directly in events, they can narrow events by various facets including Age Group/Audience, Program Type, Branch, Room, Registration Required, and event type.
Aspen Discovery users will be able to view events in the Explore More section of Aspen when relevant.
An events calendar can be embedded right within Aspen Discovery, making it easy to explore what events are going on at the Library!
Read more about the integration with LibCal in Aspen Weekly: LibCal.
LibCal from SpringShare
LibCal is an affordable, easy-to-use web platform designed to handle libraries with their calendaring needs. Its four distinct modules work together to provide an integrated solution. Create registrable events with Events Management, manage reservations for library equipment, spaces, and seats with Room & Equipment Management, enable one-on-one librarian appointment with Appointment Scheduler, and syndicate library hours and addresses with the Hours Module.
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