How to add custom fields in library?

Modified on Fri, 07 Oct 2016 at 12:49 PM

When adding books to the library, apart from the default fields, you can add custom fields that can be used to record any additional details about the book. At the top of your dashboard, click the module access icon > Academics > Library > Manage Book Additional Details to open the Add additional details page.


  1. In the Name field, enter the name of the custom field.

  2. Select the status of the field name:

  • Active – A custom additional detail field with this status will be available to record additional details about a book.

  • Inactive – A custom additional detail field with this status will not be available.

  1. Select the Is mandatory check-box to set this field as a mandatory field that must be filled when adding a new book.

  2. In the Input method field, select the field input method from the following options:

  • Text Box – Enter brief text information.

  • Text Area – Enter detailed text information.

  • Select Box – Select an option from a drop-down list.

  • Check Box – Select one or more items from a set of options.

  1. Click the Create button.

  2. Use the arrow icons ) to determine the order that the fields will appear when recording additional details about a book.

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