Catalogues allow you to publish (make visible) Activities to Find Learning so that Users can search for and register onto them within the Unicorn LMS. It is possible to have different Catalogues for different audiences (using User Groups) allowing Administrators to publish to a specific audience, selection of audiences or to the Entire Organisation.
Please submit a request to our Unicorn Help Advisors if you wish to create additional Catalogues.
The Catalogues tab is accessed within the administration area of an Activity (see find content in Content Manager or view an individual event if you're unsure how to do this). You will find the tab on the left-hand side.
An Activity won't show for your Users in Find Learning until you 'publish' it to at least one of your Catalogues (you may only have one).
The Publish an activity to a catalogue guide will show you how to do this in detail.
In addition, this tab allows you to organise your Activities in to categories. This helps users find the Activity when browsing in Find Learning. The Library category group is the primary structure, or topics, for your published activities - much like the sections in a book Library.
The list in the Activity administration area will be how the Library list used to navigate Find Learning is formed. When an Activity is tagged to a Category Group for the first time and the Activity is published to a Catalogue - users who are permitted to see that Catalogue will see the same category appear when viewing Find Learning.
When you click on the Catalogues tab, you will be presented with the Catalogue(s) available at the top of the page, such as Entire Organisation shown below...
...and a list of Category Groups which form the Catalogue Structure, including the Library category group below the list of Catalogues. Your LMS may vary from the screenshot below however there will be at least two levels of Category Groups.
Only the Library category group is hierarchical meaning you can drill down through topics to navigate to a specific Activity.
You can use the categories to organise your Activities whether you publish it to a specific Catalogue or not. The same structure will display in Content Manager assuming there are Activities that have been 'tagged' to it.
The other Category Groups will be used for filtering to help your users find an Activity or for reporting purposes.
For an Activity to appear under a category within the Library category group, select the tick box next to the relevant option. In this example, we have chosen Banking.
For guidance on creating additional categories within the Library category group, please see the guide Create a Library Category. Our Unicorn Help Advisors will be able to assist you with creating new Category Groups.
Please remember to click on Save before navigating away from the page to save any of the changes you have made.