Answered By: Tiffany Esteban
Last Updated: Aug 28, 2018     Views: 4

Adding an event (your shift, a shift you're covering for someone else) from the AskA Trades Calendar to your Outlook Desktop calendar is almost the same as editing the AskA Trades Calendar.

 

First, click on Edit the AskA Trades Calendar in the Ask A Librarian LibGuide.

 

Edit the AskA Trades Calendar hyperlink in the Ask A Librarian LibGuide

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Next, click on the event you would like to add to your Outlook Desktop calendar.

 

 

AskA Trades Calendar in LibCal weekly view

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Clicking on the event will take you to the Modify Event screen. In the Modify Event screen, click on the calendar icon next to the Event URL field. If you hover over the calendar icon with your mouse cursor, the words "Add to Calendar using iCal" will appear.

 

Calendar icon in the Modify Event screen of LibCal

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

When you click on the calendar icon, a popup will ask you to open the event in Outlook Desktop or save the event. Choose to open the event in Outlook Desktop. When it opens, you can modify it directly in Outlook Desktop and save it to your calendar.

 

Popup for opening or saving an Event file to Outlook Desktop

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

And that's it! You have now added an AskA shift to your Outlook calendar!

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