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Sierra Essentials

This class provides an overview of the Sierra software, including navigation, menus, buttons, modules, searching, and item & patron record fields. Completing Sierra Essentials is a prerequisite for all other Sierra training classes.

Who should attend: Fully Participating, Basic Online & Union List library staff

Video approximately 20 min.

It is recommended to download/review associated files/documents prior to watching video.

This course is self-paced but please contact the course instructor(s) if you have questions or need assistance.

For the quiz, you are allowed to move back and forth to next/previous questions. You will not be able to view entire quiz at one time but feel free to go back through the quiz to review your answers before submitting.
  • Welcome & Tips
  • Sierra Essentials Video
  • PrairieCat Essentials Training Manual
  • Sierra Essentials Quiz
  • Sierra Essentials Survey
Completion rules
  • You must complete the units "Sierra Essentials Video, Sierra Essentials Quiz, Sierra Essentials Survey"
  • Leads to a certification with a duration: Forever