[OPEN-ILS-GENERAL] What are your requirements for Evergreen?

geoffs at eclibrary.ca geoffs at eclibrary.ca
Mon Feb 4 10:12:09 EST 2008

Quoting Dan Scott <denials at gmail.com>:

>> 2) Advance booking
>> Similar to holds, except we would like the ability to reserve
>> materials for a specific time in the future (e.g., a professor wants
>> to show a video in a class two months from now). So, if the material
>> is checked out slightly before the time, the loan period might need to
>> be shortened. Also, the ability to create recurring bookings and to
>> add many items into one booking (like a shopping cart). It gets a bit
>> tricky when we have multiple, identical copies of an item to be
>> booked...
> Would you want patrons (or specific groups of patrons) to be able to
> place an advance booking directly, or would you prefer requests to be
> mediated through a staff person? Or perhaps allow patrons to place
> requests, but have them mediated electronically?

Right now, patrons go through a staff person, and these functions are
only available via the staff interface. For us, requesting advance bookings
directly and electronic mediation would be "nice to haves".

Thanks Dan!

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