[OPEN-ILS-GENERAL] how to attach note to a copy as it goes outwith override?
jason at esilibrary.com
Sun Aug 16 13:39:58 EDT 2009
On Sun, Aug 16, 2009 at 8:58 AM, Melissa Belvadi<mbelvadi at upei.ca> wrote:
> Well, the specific situation is that we sometimes need to checkout
> materials, esp. reference materials, to someone who isn't in the borrower
> database (and isn't going to be added).
Ah, so it sounds like an infrequent thing? In that case, we might
better be served with a simple Actions -> Edit Alert Message menu
option in the Items Out and Item Status and Holdings Maintenance
interfaces. Have that wrapped in a specific permission and staff
won't need to go through the heavier Item Attribute Editor.
I worry about fake accounts though. They almost always make me think
some specific and better workflow should be implemented. Perhaps in
this case you could put the item in a Copy Bucket and still set an
alert message. But then, you still want to be able to charge fines
and/or know when the item is overdue, eh?
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