[Evergreen-acq] Settings on Load MARC Order Records

Jennifer Pringle jennifer.pringle at bc.libraries.coop
Thu May 27 13:50:46 EDT 2021

Hi Tiffany,

I am so excited about your angularization of the Load MARC Order  
Records screen!

We don't use either of those options (or at least we advise against  
using them).  I'd love to see the Load Item for Imported Records  
option gone but if there are others that use it then I think a way to  
hide it would be best.

We currently don't use:
- Activate PO
- Load Items for Imported Records
- Add to Selection List
- Best/Single Match Minimum Quality Ration
- Insufficient Quality Fall-Through Profile

Rather than adding more library settings to turn things on and off,  
what if we had a defaults page like the Holdings Editor where you  
could choose which of the optional fields display??


Quoting Tiffany Little <tlittle at georgialibraries.org>:

> Hi everyone,
> I was so glad to "see" everyone at the AIG meeting this morning! I thought
> it was a really good discussion; if only we had 2 hours to talk instead of
> one. :D
> When we were talking about the Angular Load MARC Order Records page, I
> found it interesting that several people said that they don't need and
> don't want to show the Activate PO and/or the Load Items for Imported
> Records ticky boxes.
> Does anyone actually use these options? Considering the discussion about
> the pitfalls you can fall into when using them, is there a reason to keep
> them at all?
> I'm not proposing to remove them from the Angularized page right now--I am
> fully on board with the "just get it out of Dojo first!" philosophy--but I
> think these page redesigns present a good opportunity to talk about whether
> we should keep things or not. (See: our discussion on selection lists a few
> months ago.)
> I think a lot of times we think about features that we *don't* have that we
> need, but every once in a while it's good to revisit what we *do* have and
> see if we *should* have it. :) With a beast like Acquisitions, it's great
> that there's so much flexibility, but we've talked about how that can be
> really confusing for new users. So if none of our current users are using
> these features, maybe they should be removed to streamline Acq a little
> more for the benefit of both current users as well as users to come.
> /soapbox
> Having said all that, I'm not pushing for it either way. I'm just
> interested in discussion about it.
> Tiffany
> Tiffany Little, PINES Services Specialist: Acquisitions
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Traditional Territory of the St'at'yemc Nations.

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