5/2/20151 Request Circles One library's experience Shirien Chappell Laura Willey University of Oregon NWIUG 2005
5/2/20152 Request Circles allow libraries to: determine which collections and branches may have items paged and delivered to/from them. decide which patrons can participate in this delivery service.
5/2/20153 Tables and fields Fields in item, bib and patron records Request Rule table Circulation and OPAC options Automatic patron blocks Loan rule determiner and loan rules Hold pickup locations table WWWoptions Locations Served table
5/2/201517 What we know so far: Patron wants Moby Duck delivered to Branch C. It’s available at A & B. It’s not denied via the Request Rule Table. It is holdable for this PType. Patron is eligible for service.
5/2/201518 Hold Pickup Locations HOLDSHELFMAP MAINTENANCE DISPLAY NAME LOCATIONS 01 > A Branch aaa1, aaa2 02 > B Branch bbb1, bbb2, bbb3 03 > C Branch ccc1, ccc2
5/2/201528 End of case study Getting the book to patron: Branch A prints paging slip Branch A pages item & checks it in Item’s status changes to “in-transit” Item is delivered to Branch C and checked in Hold pickup notice is enqueued Patron checks out Moby Duck
5/2/201529 Things we learned Locations Served entries must be Valid lists. Invalid lists: system looks at all locations EXCEPT those listed.
5/2/201530 More… You can choose which hold pickup locations display in the catalog by editing tokens in WWWoptions.
5/2/201531 More… Inn-Reach holds ignore local hold parameters
5/2/201532 Some little bugs: Volumes act like copies Ineligible patrons get wrong message Maintaining the Hold Pickup table in Millennium is a known issue problem.
5/2/201533 Disclaimer Each library is different. Your experiences with Request Circles may not match ours.