[OPEN-ILS-GENERAL] What are your requirements for Evergreen?
bergeron at macalester.edu
Mon Feb 4 10:23:55 EST 2008
And perhaps I should say, we have the III bookings module. It has it's
problems, but it does work, but doesn't work as I described the
Deb Bergeron wrote:
> To piggy-back on Advance Booking:
> As a consortium, we like advance booking as well. However, we have
> libraries that use the bookings module to book not only items, but
> rooms, computers, video equipment, etc. It would be great to have the
> ability to create different material types that could be booked. Of
> course, we also need it to work consortial-wide so that every library
> can see what's booked and available.
> geoffs at eclibrary.ca wrote:
>> 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
>>> 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
>> directly and electronic mediation would be "nice to haves".
>> Thanks Dan!
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