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  1. Expanding Task List

    For resource sharing, the task list should include "Canceled by Staff". Specifically:

    Borrowing requests - Canceled by Staff - assigned to you
    Borrowing requests - Canceled by Staff - unassigned

    For institutions which do not use an ILL package such as ILLiad, this is the only way to be informed that a request was unfilled besides manually searching in the Borrowing Requests field.

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  2. Sanciones prestamo por horas

    Ahora Alma sanciona por días en todo tipo de préstamos, pero en el préstamo por horas sugerimos que la sanción sea de días por hora no devuelta como lo hacen otras Plataformas de Bibliotecas.

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  3. Option of fine free returns

    Turns off fine accrual or loan suspensions when overdue items are returned to the library.

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  4. Send Courtesy Notices and Handle Loan Renewals - send at different times based on Item Policy

    Currently the Send Courtesy Notices and Handle Loan Renewals job has a t value "Days before Due Date" that applies to all loans, irrespective of the Item policy. Therefore if the item is only on a week loan then user is getting the courtesy letter quite soon after the loan was issued.
    We would like an amendment to this job so that it can be configured to allow the courtesy letter sent at different times based on the Item Policy.

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  5. Remove option to 'Renew' offered in a "Due Loans Letter" generated by a patron request.

    Option to Renew is confusing to patrons who are denied when they try to renew a recalled item. Better not to offer, or appear to offer, it in a recall generated by a patron request.

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  6. Add ability to automatically check-in certain items to work order department such as laptops and ipads when they are returned to the library

    Add ability to automatically check-in certain items to work order department such as laptops and ipads when they are returned to the library. For example, all of our technology items are sent to the technology work order department when they are check-in so they can be wiped clean or previous user's data. We would love the ability to automatically send certain items or items from certain locations to a specified work order department on check-in saving lots of added steps for the access services staff every time a laptop or ipad is checked in.

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  7. Move the cursor for expired patron pop up

    When a patrons account has expired the location of the cursor on the blocked account pop-up window is 'Renew'. The default location of the cursor should be moved to Cancel or OK as it's too easy to hit enter and renew the account accidentally. Renewing an account should be a chosen action, not the default

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  8. Normal library card scan through the scanner should register the record into the history list. Plus,History of transactions a separate tab.

    When scanning the patron's library barcode with the scanner into the Manage Patron Records, it does not go in the history list/box. However, if you put the details manually, it does appear to have registered the record in the history list. It will come in handy if the scanned record goes in to the history list.

    Plus, if it is possible to add 'Transaction History' option in Fulfilment, that would allow staff to check if the transactions such as checkouts, checkins, holds, transfers, and etc from the self-checkouts, helpdesks, check in rooms or from personal accounts. That will enable the…

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  10. Allow due date after patron expiry date

    Please allow an operator to override the due date of an item, to set it to a date after the patron's expiry date. I can see some situations in which this might be necessary.

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  11. In Fulfillment Notes - Can the text of the actual Note be larger than the accompanying text?

    The text of the Note in Fulfillment Notes is smaller and less attention getting than the surrounding text, e.g.; "Are you sure you want to perform this action?"
    It would be easier to find and process if the text were larger than the surrounding text.

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  12. delivery option for booking

    Add personal delivery option for Booking request

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  13. Configuring Order of Locations in Primo Search Results

    We wish that we can configure order of locations in Primo Search Results.

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  14. Fulfillment unit rule to have more parameters ie statistical cat

    We have lapsafes in different departments, who would like to restrict loans to just the students from their department. We would like to have Fulfillment unit rule to have the extra parameter of Stats cat 1 etc. In order that we can make a rule to stop or enable specific department students being able to loan specific items etc.

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  15. Allow multiple requests on title independent of description field content

    Allow multiple requests for the same user on title independent of description field content.

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  16. processing

    We would like to have the process fee for lost items to automatically be removed when the item is returned. The replacement cost is automatically removed, but the processing fee remains and must be waived manually.

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  17. Communicate patron cost avoidance resulting from library circulation services.

    Add the availability of information in the FulLoanReceiptLetter.xsl Alma letter to include the value of the current loan (i.e. item list price) and also the sum value of the history of loans to date, for the patron. This would allow the letter to be customized to tell the user the amount of cost avoidance achieved by using library services to gain access to circulated items. For example, text might be added like this:
    "You just saved $XXX.XX by using your library. You have saved $X,XXX.XX this past year."

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  18. Create rejected lending requests workflow

    Due to multiple inactive patron lending requests please consider a rejected lending requests workflow.

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