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SOAR

Seeking Online Access to Resources

SOAR is the Chicago Public Schools' Integrated Library System. SOAR offers centralized, web-based access to library administration modules for collection and circulation management and online public access catalogs (OPACs) for integrated searching of print and electronic resources.

Library administration:
  • Check-in/check-out
  • Holds
  • Patron maintenance
  • Cataloging
  • Inventory
  • Reports

OPACs:
  • Integrated discovery of library books, ebooks, and database entries
  • Selection aids include book reviews, book jackets, summaries, author biographies, and lexile information
  • Teachers and students can post reviews, add tags, and share lists of resources

FOR MORE INFORMATION ABOUT IMPLEMENTING OR USING SOAR, VISIT THE SOAR WIKI (http://cpssoar.wikispaces.com).


Preview the LS2 OPAC (with the book river) for the Professional Library.
Preview the Classic OPAC for the Professional Library.

WATCH AN INFORMATIONAL VIDEO ABOUT SOAR

http://vimeo.com/28697174

CPS SOAR from Lisa Perez on Vimeo.