Axiell training

EMu – Just the way we like it: Tailoring the system to meet your needs

Ben Doty Software Consultant

Is there anything in your Axiell system that you’ve always wanted to change? Something you don’t use that should be hidden, or a field that needs to be made mandatory, or even a tweak to the layout that will fit much better with how your organisation needs to work? This course will give you the skills and the confidence to dive into the configuration side of the program and make the changes you need.

Using the EMu Registry

  • Overview of the Registry
  • The Registry Structure
  • How the Registry hierarchy works
  • How to search for a Registry entry
  • How to add a new Registry entry

Creating users and groups

  • The EMu permissions model
  • How to create a user and a group

Defining user and group access permissions

  • Description of access permissions
    How to define operation privileges

Setting tab options

  • Description of tab switching
  • How to define a tab-switching entry
  • How to define a tab order display entry

Setting field options

  • How to define a mandatory field
  • How to define a unique-valued field
  • How to set up auto-incrementation on a column
  • How to define default values
  • How to enable / disable auto fill for a field

Setting Lookup List options

  • How to use the Lookup Lists module
  • How to define Lookup List update access
  • Setting display, search and copy options
  • How to set automatic case conversion for a column
  • How to set the Also Search function
  • How to set the Ditto options

Setting up reports and system entries

  • Overview of the Registry entries required to set up reports
  • How to define Date Format entries

Setting multimedia options

  • How to set up multi-resolution and additional document formats for images
  • How to set the multimedia resource location settings
  • How to set partitions in the multimedia repository

Using the Admin Tasks module

  • How to add a new Admin Task to the Admin Tasks module
  • How to create a report using Microsoft Excel


We can come to you and run sessions at your location for you and your team, anywhere in the UK, or you can take part in our scheduled classes below.

Aimed at

Anyone responsible for administrating EMu.

Guidance level

Advanced – good experience of how to use EMu

Course type Course
Price £275 £275
In house sessions are £900 per day plus travel expenses
Duration 1 day 1 day
Trainer Ben Doty Ben Doty
Ben has worked for Axiell as a trainer since 2016, delivering online, on-site, and in-office trainings on an ever-increasing number of Axiell products. In addition, he assists with testing, performs data migrations, consults on new products, writes documentation, and helps out anywhere else necessary.

Ben came to Axiell from a heritage background, working and volunteering at many museums and archives, as well as pursuing a degree in Museum Studies, giving him an understanding of how customers are trying to use Axiell products that he uses to improve training.

[The course] will save you a lot of time in understanding how to use the Registry to administer EMu.

Paul Trafford, Oxford University Museums Oxford University Museums

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