Concourse Users Group

This group is for communication among users and for persons interested in Concourse, library software for churches.

Location: Huntsville, AL 35763
Members: 55
Latest Activity: Sep 4

Questions & Answers

Atrium 11 Replies

Can anyone share about their experiences with Atrium? What are the advantages and disadvantages?Continue

Started by Paula Clemmons. Last reply by Pat Bredbenner Aug 9.

Printing Barcodes 8 Replies

I am new to Concourse.  I have downloaded the latest version of Concourse and eZcat to our new computer.  I am considering purchasing a BC Master licence and barcodes to print our own.  What are the…Continue

Started by Marilyn Tsirigotis. Last reply by Marilyn Tsirigotis Sep 29, 2015.

Problem using Concourse reports 4 Replies

I'm having trouble using the reports feature of Concourse, version 8.5.013.  Items added recently (after about August) do not appear in the generated report.We recently updated to the current…Continue

Tags: fail, reports, Concourse

Started by Buford Carter. Last reply by Buford Carter Oct 26, 2014.

Set up Concourse view for visually impaired

One of our library team members is visually impaired and really struggling to use Concourse on our slightly smaller monitor. Does anyone know if we can/how to change the view settings in Concourse to…Continue

Started by Kathy Sedgwick Aug 27, 2014.

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Comment by Allison Maynard on June 17, 2019 at 9:14am

I will be presenting sessions on Concourse and Atriuum. It is a great opportunity to meet with other Concourse and Atriuum users and to get a half day of training for a minimal amount of money. 

Comment by Bev League on June 16, 2019 at 9:43pm

We would like to invite you to join us at our two-day fall library training event in Nashville, September 13-14, 2019. There will be courses on Concourse.

It is our hope that many will be able to join us for great library training and experience Nashville at the same time.

Consider bringing your team and coming early to tour the new LifeWay building or visit the renowned Nashville Public Library.

The location is Forest Hills Baptist Church. They will be opening their new Disciple Making Hub "The Bridge" in August. We hope you will be able to join us. The cost is only 30 dollars (which includes Friday night dinner, Saturday continental breakfast and lunch.)

Please share with any school, public and church library workers in your area and beyond. We welcome all librarians! You will receive many new ideas and have fun at the same time.

It will be Friday 2 - 8 pm and Saturday 8 am - 3 pm. More specific details will be available later in July.

Mark your calendars and make plans to join us. You will be so glad you did.

Thanks for your faithfulness to the library ministry.

Comment by Buford Carter on February 21, 2018 at 8:57pm

Re: Concourse Filter Tutorial

Open up Concourse and click on the Help item. The drop down lists several guides. I think the Users Guide is the best one for use of filters.  Start at Chapter 2 Basic Functionality and read on down through the discussion of using filters.  For me, the best way to learn is to try different things and see how it works.  So read, try. If you have questions post your problem. Help is right here. 

Comment by Maureen O'Connor Nichols on February 16, 2018 at 5:05pm

I'd like to see a tutorial on using filters when you're trying to print a report or just find information.

Comment by Allison Maynard on February 8, 2018 at 9:22pm

I would like to hear from Concourse users about what topics they would like to have explained in video tutorials. I am hoping to record tutorials for out customers. Let me know what you think.

Comment by Bev League on August 11, 2017 at 10:38am

Tennessee would like to invite any Concourse or Atriuum users to join us at our Carnival of Ideas Fall Training Events during September and October. Information on dates and locations are on the Events Page as well as (Just search for library to find a listing of classes at each lcoations.) We would love to have you join us!

Comment by Buford Carter on August 31, 2014 at 2:30pm

Re: Atriuum reports in XML format

Won't CSV fail if a title contains a comma?  Example: Ah-one, ah-two!

Comment by Allison Maynard on August 26, 2014 at 9:47pm
Atriuum has two ways to export a report. You can "export report as text" or you can "export report as CSV". CSV export behaves exactly as the "Export Report As Text" but delimits the results with commas instead of with tabs.
Comment by Bev League on August 26, 2014 at 8:37pm

Check out the Tennessee Library Training Events on ning. We are offering both Concourse and Atriuum classes. Please join us in Chattanooga, September 6; Maryville, September 13; Nashville, September 27; and Memphis area, October 11. 

Comment by Buford Carter on August 26, 2014 at 8:09pm

Concourse has a feature that prints reports in XML format. Is this feature available in Atriuum?


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