[OPEN-ILS-GENERAL] Verification of Patron Data

Anne Murray anne.hamilton4 at ntlworld.com
Fri May 17 04:41:21 EDT 2013

We use the statistical categories editor with DETAILS CHECKED as the main
part and then a pick list eg MAY 13 so that comes up on the front screen.
Not the perfect solution but it works ok for us.

Anne Murray
East Dunbartonshire Libraries

On 17 May 2013 00:47, James Wagner <wagner at lincoln.library.on.ca> wrote:

>  Our library board wants us to regularly (every 2 years) verify with
> patrons that the telephone number, address etc., that we have for them are
> correct. The only way I have been able to do this, so far, is to set their
> “Privilege Expiration Date” to 2 years from now. Unfortunately, when the
> Expiration Date arrives, all patron privileges cease – patrons cannot renew
> items online, they cannot sign ebooks out from Overdrive, etc., and they
> are notified that their account has expired. This is like trying to hit a
> fly with a sledge hammer. Is there another way of having a reminder pop up,
> for staff to talk to the patrons, every two years, without completely
> blocking patron privileges?****
> ** **
> James Wagner****
> Technical Services Co-ordinator****
> Lincoln Public Library****
> Vineland, Ontario, Canada****
> 905-563-2799 ext 216****
> wagner at lincoln.library.on.ca****
> www.lincoln.library.on.ca****
> ** **
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