eXchange Tip

Administrative Review

There are two types of accounts in FDLP eXchange: library administrators and library users. Library users can enter items into the eXchange, but those items must be reviewed and approved by a library administrator before they can be sent for regional review. Library administrators can review these items by selecting “Approve Items for Submission” under the Library Account tab. The library administrator will see all items that have been entere...
eXchange Tip

Usernames and Passwords

Separate accounts are set up for each user in FDLP eXchange. Accounts are always set up with the user’s email address as username. Passwords are created by each user during the first login. Follow these instructions to login for the first time and create your password: Go to https://exchange.fdlp.gov / training-exchange.fdlp.gov and select “Request new password.” Enter your e-mail address in the Username bar. You will receive an e-mail shortly with instru...
eXchange Tip

My Library and My User Account

There are two types of accounts in FDLP eXchange: My Library and My User Account. These can be found in Library Accounts at the top of the FDLP eXchange page.   My Library contains information about your library, such as your library name, number, and address. It is where you will see the review periods that have been set by your regional and where you set your national needs and offers preferences. All of your library’s administrator and user acco...
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More Info about Inactive Accounts

If you receive a notification that your FDLP eXchange account has been inactive for 90 days, there is no need to worry. For more information on this, please see Tip 7.Additionally, please note the following:Having an inactive account will NOT lock you out of FDLP eXchange. No action is required by you when you receive the email.We understand that eXchange is not a tool that everyone uses regularly, and we are working to extend the length of time it takes...
eXchange Tip

Inactive Accounts

If you receive a notification that your FDLP eXchange account has been inactive for 90 days, there is no need to worry. This is a standard notification that all users get when accounts are not used for 90 days, and it does not affect your account in any way.   We understand that FDLP eXchange is a system that is only used as needed, which may mean it is not used for months at a time. Because of this, we would like to provide the following tips:...
eXchange Tip

Don’t Get Locked Out!

As with many computer systems, FDLP eXchange has a security feature that will lock your account after a number of unsuccessful login attempts. This helps prevent unauthorized users from hacking into your account, but it can also cause you to be locked out of your account if you forget your password. To avoid this, GPO recommends that you use the “Request new password” tab to reset your password after four unsuccessful attempts to login when you have forgotten...
eXchange Tip

Creating Accounts

Creating AccountsIn FDLP eXchange, there two types of accounts: Administrator Accounts and User Accounts. Both user types can enter needs and offers into the system. However, while needs and offers entered by Administrators move immediately into the Regional Review Phase, those entered by Users must first be approved by an Administrator before moving on to the Regional.It is up to each Depository Coordinator to determine which staff members should be Administ...
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