Patron Codes

What is a Patron code?

Patron codes are similar to Sirsi’s “User Profile.” In Polaris, the patron code defines:

  • Available services

  • Loan periods 

  • Fines

  • Material type and hold limits

 

Patron codes are also used to run statistical reports.  Review the August 16th How To Prepare for more information on patron codes.

Mapping Patron Codes

User profiles that currently found in Symphony were directly mapped over to their corresponding patron codes in Polaris.  

Examples:

Sirsi User Profile

CLKLIBUSE

CPCPUBLIC

ALKDIGITAL

CPQSTAFF

ELAUSER

GVKSCHOOL

Polaris Patron Code

In-House Use

CPL Patron

Digital/e-resource use

CPQ Exempt

EAK Patron

GVK Educational