System settings: system and institution information

The System Information settings contain general information about your LibGuides system.

  1. Go to Admin > System Settings.
  2. Under the General tab, click on the System Information panel to expand it (if it's not already).
    1. The System Version indicates whether you are currently using LibGuides or LibGuides CMS.
    2. The System ID is where you can find the Site ID for your LibGuides system, as well as the Customer ID for your LibApps customer account.
    3. The System Name serves as the name of your LibGuides system. You'll find it used throughout LibGuides, including:
      • The label of the second breadcrumb on each page
      • Page titles
      • Emails from your system (new accounts, etc.)
    4. Use the Admin Email to provide the email address of your system's primary admin user. This address will serve as the lead admin contact for your system.
    5. The email address or URL entered in the Support Address field will be used when someone clicks on the "Report a Problem" link in the footer of your public pages.
    6. The Institution Reference is used to identify the name of your system's parent institution. You'll find it used throughout LibGuides, including:
      • The label of the first breadcrumb on each page
      • Page Titles
      • Emails from your system (new accounts, etc.)
    7. The Institution URL serves as the URL of the first breadcrumb (aka the Institution Reference) on each page. 

You can customize any underlined option by clicking on it. A text field will appear where you can enter your changes.

System Information settings

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