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Upcoming Changes to Our Online Catalog

In the coming month, the Louttit Library and Ocean State Libraries will be going through some major changes that will affect you and the way you use our online library.  

Please take a moment to read through the items below to prepare for the change.


Overdrive App will no longer work

May 1

  • The Overdrive app will not work after May 1 and you must switch to the Libby App.

  • If you already use the Libby App, great! You don't have to do anything.  

  • To download the Libby App, search for "Libby" in your device's app store.

  • You will no longer be able to transfer files to an MP3 player.

Online Catalog Migration

May 18-21

  • We will be moving to a new online catalog system.

  • Wednesday, May 17 is the last day to place holds, renew materials, update your record, and extend due dates in the old online catalog.

  • The online catalog will not be available for these four days.

    • Your Reading History will carry over to the new system.

    • My Lists, Preferred Searches, and Linked Accounts will not transfer to the new system.

  • The library will be closed on May 18-21 during the migration!

New Catalog is Ready to Use!

May 22 

  • Your new catalog will be up and ready for you to discover everything the library has to offer!

  • Your PIN will change.  We will let you know how to access/update your new PIN.

Four Things You Can Do Now

  • Update your library record with your current address, email address, and phone numbers.

  • Start using the OSL mobile app where you can manage multiple cards.  

  • Export My Lists: Login to the catalog.

    • Click on My Lists and choose a list.

    • Click Export List and choose Brief Display.

    • Choose where to send your list.

  • Save Preferred Searches:

    • Write down your Preferred Searches with pen and paper OR

    • Export your Preferred Searches using a screenshot: Print Screen (prt scn) on PC.  Shift+Command+3 on Mac.

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