Manual can be downloaded from TCL’s website: www.tclib.org click Learn tab, Workshops & Tutorials. Madeleine Mundt IT Manager Teton County Library 125 Virginian Lane, PO Box 1629 Jackson, WY 83001 307-733-2164 x143 firstname.lastname@example.org. Build your own self-checker in 8 easy steps.
www.tclib.org click Learn tab, Workshops & Tutorials
in 8 easy steps
What you’ll need:
CPU with mouse and keyboard
Touch Screen monitor
Log in as Administrator on the CPU you will be
using as a self-checker.
Right Click on the “My Computer” icon and select Explore.
Go to C:\wamp and right click on the “www” folder.
You will be doing this step 2x. Once for each of the php.ini files
Then select File \ Save to set the change.
Follow steps 1r-1u for the second php.ini file found in the search at step 1q.
Start the WAMP server
you just installed.
1. Download the Open-Source Self-checker software
Go to your Desktop and Right Click on the file
Rename the extracted folder “selfcheck”
Accept the defaults
Go to your Desktop to the “shortcut to www” folder
Move the “selfcheck” folder
1. Setup the Open-Source Self-checker software with your Library’s information
Should be something like ‘255.255.255.255’
Should be something like “6001”
Our State Library manages our SIP2. They set up our SIP2 connection with Sirsi and gave us the user name and password. They also entered our firewall IP into the SIP2 connection.
Further down is the language that appears on the actual self-checker (what the patron sees).
Start by adding your Library’s name!
Keep the quotes!
For example, we are:
$library_name = “Teton County Library”;
1. The Open-Source Self-checker software runs though Firefox Portable. Set up . . .
Go to C:\WAMP\www\SelfCheck
Click on the file called Firefox Portable and DRAG it to the C:\ then let go.
The file is now moved to your C:\ drive.
Right click on FirefoxPortable.exe
Select COPY from the drop down list
We’re pasting the shortcut to Firefox Portable in the Startup menu for all users.
Right click STARTUP
Right click in this white area
The Firefox shortcut appears
1. Install QuickTime from apple.com
We uncheck these two but you do as your library pleases.
Turn off auto-updates in two locations.
Install a delayer so the self-checker interface does not
attempt to start until the computer is started up.
Click on this red triangle to activate
Set up the Self-Checker patron interface
Press F11 to get out of Full Screen and
see the address bar and menus.
When you first logon to the Self-Checker you will see the Firefox delay progress bar. If you need to bypass the full screen Patron view click or hit F11.
Touch Screen monitors: (cdwg.com)
MicroTec 3M M150 = $650
Scanner: (CDWG.com) = $300
Metrologic QuantumT MS3580
How-To sheet: = FREE
Receipt Printer: (POSWorld.com)
Star TSP100 or
Epson T88 = $400
We used retired CPUs, just cleaned them up a bit = FREE
Scan the barcode on the BACK
of your library card.
2. Scan the barcodes on the FRONT
of the library materials.