blastboy88 wrote:I still don't understand the difference between scheduling and reserving.
You may want to read more detailed information about reservations here
and about events here
. There is follow-on information about reservations and events that can be found in the Calendar help content links panel found on the right side of each calendar help page. You will find clarifying information in the articles listed there.
blastboy88 wrote:I've been reserving rooms for different requests;
This is not a good practice. Reservations are made for units. Any organization with that unit can schedule an event during the time period of a reservation using any or all of the resources included in the reservation. Normally this is not an issue since a reservation is intended to reserve, or exclusively allow, the unit or any organization with that unit to schedule events while at the same time prevent any calendar editor from any other unit that normally can schedule events at that location from doing so during the reservation time period.
Where a problem can arise in regard to reservations is the potential for double booking. Any building scheduler for a location can schedule an event on top of a reservation if they have calendar editor rights for any calendar.
blastboy88 wrote:It doesn't look as though the reservations I've set up are visible in the Calendar.
They are visible. The procedure to view reservations is found here
blastboy88 wrote:Do events also need to be added to the Calendar so the reservations are visible?
From the sound of your post you, meaning your stake, may not be fully using the capabilities of the new calendar and have continued to use the single point of scheduling model used in the classic calendar. As a building scheduler you should not be scheduling events (or erroneously thinking your are doing so through reservations). Unit calendar editors should be scheduling events. When these events are created and a location, or rooms/equipment at a location, are included then these identified resources are "scheduled". Reservations do not schedule resources. Only events schedule resources.