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Managing systems in a LibGuides dataset

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To change a LibGuides dataset's systems:

  1. Go to Admin > Manage Datasets.
  2. Click on the dataset's Edit () button in the Actions column.

Editing a dataset

  1. Click on the Edit LibGuides Systems tab.
    1. Click on the Edit () button in the Actions column to modify a system's name.
    2. Click on the Empty () button in the Actions column to permanently delete all data fetched from that system.
    3. Click on the Delete () button in the Actions column to permanently remove a system and its data. This cannot be undone, so be careful!
    4. To add another system, click on the  Add New LibGuides System to this Dataset button.

Editing a dataset's systems


Add a new LibGuides system

  1. Click on the  Add new LibGuides System to this Dataset button.

Screenshot of the Add New LibGuides System to this Dataset button

  1. Enter a name for your system.
  2. Enter the Site ID number for your system. To find this:
    • Open your LibApps dashboard in a new window. You'll find the Site ID for the LibGuides site in the My LibApps box.
  3. Click the Add System button.
    • Click on the Close button to continue. 
    • LibInsight will fetch your past data in the background. You'll receive an email notification once this initial fetch is completed.
    • From that point on, LibInsight will automatically fetch the previous day's data each night.
    • If you run into any issues fetching, contact Springy Support and we'll take a look. :)
  4. Repeat the above steps to add additional systems to your dataset.

Example of adding a new LibGuides system