Presentation on theme: "Sentry Isis. Temporary Card Kiosk The system consists of a PC based kiosk running a windows application and a web application. Both applications interact."— Presentation transcript:
Temporary Card Kiosk The system consists of a PC based kiosk running a windows application and a web application. Both applications interact with the main Sentry Isis database.
System Architecture Isis Database Temporary pass web application LAN/WAN LMS Active Directory, LDAP or similar Kiosk with printer
Main Functions Student who has forgotten their card and wants to access the library. Visitor with a pre-arranged appointment Visiting Student from an external institution
Student who has forgotten their card Student will request a day pass and will validate the request by using Active Directory (or similar). Temporary card limit can be set. Students can only be issued with one card per day. Student will be denied if their Isis record has a Trap or Ban. Student will be denied if they are already recoded as In the library. Students actual card will be blocked for the period of the temporary card.
Visitor Library Staff can pre-book a visitor pass using the web service. Staff will supply a pin to the visitor which can be used at the kiosk. Visitor temporary card would not necessarily be valid for only one day.
Visiting Student Visiting Student will be prompted to select their home institution. Validation will be made by entering their Shibboleth (or other) user name and password. Period of validity of the temporary card can be set by the library.
Database Entries Each transaction is added to the students Isis record as if they had used their actual card. Visitors and visiting students will generate a new Isis record when a card is used.