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Library Services: Text Alerts

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Setting Up Text Alerts

Text message alerts from the library catalog can notify you when library materials are ready to be picked up and when checked out items are almost due.

Follow these instructions to start receiving text alerts:


Why Text Alerts?

Avoid overdue fines!
Know when requested items are ready for pickup!
Get an alert before items are due!
Know when to renew checked out items!


Visit the catalog and
click My Account

My account


Enter the 14 digit ID number printed on the back of your CCAC ID card

Login Panel: Enter ID number


On the Personal Information tab click SMS Notifications then click Add New

Personal information panel


Enter your phone number (without dashes), place a check next to the notices you want, then click Save

Enter phone number

Congratulations, your alert has been created!

You should see it in the notification list. Keep in mind, you can edit the phone number, add a new one, or click on the trash can to delete a number.

Happy researching!

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