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Patron Account Log In

A patron account login box should not be included on mobile web sites. Instead, mobile web sites should include a Patron Account Link that automatically highlights for your library. Click here for more information on the Patron Account Link.

To allow patrons to log into their accounts from your library's web site, include the following <FORM> within the body of your web page:


<FORM method="post" action="https://catalog.bccls.org/polaris/logon_ext.aspx">
   <label>Barcode:</label><br />
   <input type="text" id="userid" name="userid"/><br />
   <label>Password:</label><br />
   <input type="password" id="password" name="password"/><br />
   <input type="submit" value="Log In" />
</FORM>


If you would like the link to automatically highlight for your library (so that any searches patrons conduct after following this link will automatically highlight for your library), add the following to the end of the URL included within the <FORM> tag:

?ctx=

Then, add your library's CTX # to the end of resulting URL. (Find your library's CTX #)

As an example, the final code for Allendale would look like this:


<FORM method="post" action="https://catalog.bccls.org/polaris/logon_ext.aspx?ctx=5">
   <label>Barcode:</label><br />
   <input type="text" id="userid" name="userid"/><br />
   <label>Password:</label><br />
   <input type="password" id="password" name="password"/><br />
   <input type="submit" value="Log In" />
</FORM>


If you have any questions about adding a patron log in box to your library's web site, please email Laurie for assistance.