Material Types Overview

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Material Types are district-wide categories assigned to Instructional Materials Management instructional materials. Material types are used as filters for multiple on-screen grids and multiple inventory reports.

Campuses can add to this list and edit the details within existing material types.

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Create Material Types Page

Item Description
Material Type Required field for the name of the new material type
Digital check.png Allows the material type to be named as electronic or digital (when assigned to an ISBN, this enables Instructional Materials Management to track the respective digital subscriptions or licenses)
Description Optional field for more material type-related information
Existing Material Types Displays a list of existing district-wide material types in Instructional Materials Management as reference
Save save.png After entering the desired material type information, this creates a new material

Edit Existing Material Types Page

Item Description
Select Material Type Allows the choice of an existing material type (used district wide)
Digital check.png Allows the material type to be named as “electronic” or “digital” (when assigned to an ISBN, this enables Instructional Materials Management to track the respective digital subscriptions or licenses)
Description Optional field for more material type-related information
Save save.png After editing the desired material type, this saves those changes