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  1. Can I loan books out?
    Yes. All Readerware programs include a built in loan tracker. You can ...

  2. Can I preload all my borrowers into the loan tracker?
    Yes. Bring up the loan dialog just as you would if you were checking out a book. Enter the name of the first new borrower and then ...

  3. Will Readerware get the Dewey Decimal Number?
    Readerware extracts the Dewey Decimal Number when cataloging from The Library of Congress, The British Library, Library and Archives Canada and The National Library...

  4. How can I get The Library of Congress Call Number?
    Readerware extracts the The Library of Congress Call Number when cataloging from The Library of Congress. Other sites do not provide this information. When using ...

  5. Can I catalog eBooks with Readerware?
    Yes. If you have been buying eBooks for your Amazon Kindle or Barnes & Noble nook, you can catalog these in Readerware. If you have the ISBN, you can ...

  6. Can I browse all my items graphically?
    Yes. Readerware has three main views: Table view - The table view is like a spreadsheet, you can show/hide columns, move them around. You can c...

  7. Can Readerware get the Lexile measure for a book?
    Yes! Barnes & Noble is the first bookseller to offer Lexile measures in their listings. Now when you catalog from B&N, Readerware can get the Lexile measure for you. ...

  8. Can Readerware display the total value of my library?
    Yes. Select the View->View Statistics menu item. Readerware will display a number of statistics...

  9. Can Readerware get the list price of a book?
    Note: This article was written for Readerware 2 and is not applicable to Readerware 3. Readerware 3 will get the list price automatically.   Yes. By default Readerware gets the cur...

  10. When I search by author Readerware is returning some books that do not match my search criteria
    Suppose you wanted to display a list of all authors with a last name beginning with the letter "A". You could run an author search for "A*". Simple...

  11. How Can I Catalog a Book Without an ISBN?
    You can use Drag and Drop. Search for the book by title, author, whatever. Search at any supported site, The Libr...

  12. How can I sort entries by ... ?
    You can sort the table view on any column(s). To sort on a column, just click on a column header. An icon is displayed in the header to indicate it is the sort column. The arrow indicates whether the sort is ascending or descending. Click again ...

  13. Can I view eBooks from within Readerware?
    Yes. If you can view your eBooks on your computer, you can view them from within Readerware Readerware includes a Media URL field at both the book and chapter levels. You can use these fields to link to your eBook and you can then view the...

  14. Can I add my Readerware database to my web site?
    This is not something supported directly by Readerware but a Readerware user has started an open source project on GitHub that lets you create an Online Public Access Catalog (OPAC) for your library collection. This project displays your library i...