Library Media Center

Creating a Patron Library Search Shortcut

Using the Patron Library Search URL, you can create a custom desktop icon that immediately takes parents, students and staff members to the search screen.

  1. Open a web browser.
  2. In the search box type in: https://olh-tx.client.renweb.com/librarypublicsearch1/
  3. Click Go. The Patron Library Search Screen
  4. Copy the URLof the Patron Library Search page.
  5. Minimize the web browser.
  6. Right-click on the Desktopand select New > Shortcut.
    The Create Shortcut screen displays.
  7. Paste the URLin the field that is labeled Type the location of the item:
  8. Click Next.
  9. Type a name for your desktop shortcut icon.
    You may choose any name by which to identify the shortcut.
  10. Click Finish.
    The icon displays on the desktop.  Graphic may differ but my icon was the planet Earth

This is a secure access link for everyone. Can be distributed to all students and parents