[OPEN-ILS-GENERAL] Staff-only locations

Mike Rylander mrylander at gmail.com
Wed Oct 15 08:08:18 EDT 2008

On Tue, Oct 14, 2008 at 3:12 PM, David Fiander <david at fiander.info> wrote:
> I don't know if this is in Evergreen or not, but it's a problem we
> just ran into with our current ILS.
> We would like to create one or two staff locations that can page items
> for transfers, to support certain internal functions, but with our
> current ILS, all locations are visible in the public interface. In
> order to reduce the chance of a user requesting that an item be
> transferred to a staff location, we are having to create it with a
> cryptic name and just hope that nobody selects it.
> So, it would be nice if Evergreen supports locations/destinations for
> transfers that are not normally visible on the public opac, but are
> visible in the staff client, or could be visible in the opac if the
> user logged in has the appropriate patron type.

You're in luck! Both shelving locations and org units can be hidden
from the public OPAC now, but remain accessible through the staff

Mike Rylander
 | VP, Research and Design
 | Equinox Software, Inc. / The Evergreen Experts
 | phone:  1-877-OPEN-ILS (673-6457)
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