StaffGuide: LibApps Guide

Guidance and tips for creating and maintaining your content

Authorize LibStaffer to use your Outlook calendar

Linking LibStaffer to your MS Outlook account will allow LibStaffer to avoid scheduling you at busy times and also allow LibStaffer to create and update assigned shifts on your calender. 

To Link Outlook and LibStaffer

  1. Login to https://uark.libstaffer.com.
  2. Click your email address in the upper right of the screen.
    Click your email address in the upper right
  3. Choose the Calendar Sync tab and navigate to the section labeled Outlook Exchange Settings.
    Choose the calendar sync tab
  4. Change the Check Exchange/Outlook Busy Times switch to Active.  Then choose Authorize with Microsoft Account in the section labeled OAuth2 Authortization.

    Authorize button in LibStaffer
  5. You will taken through the familiar campus login screens and asked to allow LibStaffer access.
    Authorizing LibStaffer app
  6. You will be asked to choose a specific calendar to sync.  In most cases, this is the default  "calendar." 
    Choose a calendar in LibStaffer sync
  7. You will be prompted to run a one-time export of your current and future LibStaffer shifts.  After this one-time export, the two systems should automatically sync. 
    One time shift export

That's it!  You should be set.  Problems?  Open a ticket with libweb@uark.edu. 

Optional: Set up Sync between LibCal Appointments and LibStaffer

If you wish, you can enable syncing between your LibCal Appointments and LibStaffer.  This should not be necessary, as both LibApps are interacting with your Outlook.