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Configuring Catalog Availability

The View Catalog tool allows users to browse and search the Learning Objects catalog. This tool can be made available to everyone on the system, or only to users with specific roles. Administrators can also choose to make the View Catalog tool unavailable system wide. These settings are selected on the Catalog Availability page. The View Catalog tool appears on the Content Collection menu for users with roles specified on this page.

How to Configure Catalog Availability

  1. On the Administrator Panel, under Content Management, click Learning Objects Catalog.
  2. Click Catalog Availability. The following table describes the available fields.
     
    Field Description
    System Availability To make the View Catalog tool available on the system, click Yes or No . If Yes is clicked, select which user roles receive this function. If No is clicked, View Catalog will not be available to any users on the system.
    Available to To make the View Catalog tool available to all users on the system, click Everyone. If your institution licenses community management, click Selected Roles to make the tool available to users with specific roles. Select roles in the Items to Select list and use the arrows to move these roles into the Selected Items list. The View Catalog tool appears in the Content Collection menu for users with the selected roles.
  3. Click Submit.