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1 Pickup Anywhere overview Based on Alliance Borrowing Day presentation by Pam Mofjeld, III and OhioLINK documentation Some slides courtesy of III and OhioLINK
2 Why? To expand our services to distance learners and others not located near their home campuses.
3 Pickup Anywhere Patrons place requests to pickup the item at any authorized pickup desk. System puts Pickup Anywhere (PUA) requests in a separate PUA database at Central. Member sites have “key” to access their PUA transactions in the PUA database. Transactions are recorded and managed on patron record. Patron’s library manages transaction to completion
4 Pickup Anywhere transactions Borrowing site (patron) Owning site (item) Pickup Anywhere site Summit (“central”) new: a separate database at Central for Pickup Anywhere transactions
5 Summary Patron places request, chooses a pickup location, then: 1.Owning site pages item 2.Owning site: checkout and send item to pickup site (1 st checkout) 3.Pickup location receives the item (1 st checkin) and Patron is notified item is available 4.Patron checks out the item from pickup location (2 nd checkout) 5.Patron returns the item (2 nd checkin) 6.Pickup location checks item in using Pickup Anywhere module and returns it to Owning Site 7.Owning site checks in the item (final checkin)
6 Detail Patron searches, requests and authenticates as usual selects pickup location from any circulation desk designated by the member site for Pickup Anywhere
7 example: patron is associated with Wright State U.
8 example: patron chooses pickup location at Ohio University
9 system reports that item will be sent from owning site Ohio State U to pickup location “Athens/Alden” at Ohio Univ. (for patron from Wright State U.)
11 Pickup locations: local options vs. pickup anywhere Pickup locations for your patrons Includes all pickup locations as usual example: UW has 24 pickup locations to serve UW patrons Pickup locations for other Alliance patrons The list will include only pickup locations where you want to process PUA transactions for other patrons example: UW will check out “pickup anywhere” items to patrons at only 3 locations, not all 24
12 Owning Site processing Print paging slips for Pickup Anywhere (separate file) Retrieve items from shelf Check out items to pickup sites, package and send ?add Pickup Anywhere identification such as a sticker
13 Paging slip: separate file. Same as regular paging slip except new text added at top: ***PICKUP ANYWHERE REQUEST ***
14 Pickup Site processing receive item using PUA module patron notification is sent to patron by patron site place item on Holdshelf check out item to patron using PUA module patron can return item to any Alliance site check in item using PUA module return to owning site
15 From the main task bar, Click on the Pickup Anywhere icon.
16 Click on the Receive Item icon in the task bar menu, … enter barcode, … and click the search box
17 Select item from list, then click on Process box.
18 Item status changed from shipped to received.
19 To view the item on the Holdshelf, click on the Holdshelf icon from the INN-Reach Pickup Anywhere menu.
20 To check out the item to the patron, click on the Check -Out icon from the Pickup Anywhere task bar menu, enter patron name in the box, then click on the Search box.
21 Check the item(s) you want to check out, A list of items attached to the patron will appear. then click on the Process button.
26 Final checkin at Owning Site: Check in item using Check-In from the Main task bar menu.
27 Requirements Pickup Anywhere site must be using MilCirc (version 5 or later) Java enabled browsers
28 Other considerations To allow patrons to request items owned by the home institution and pick them up at another: contact III to enable “Same Site Requesting” which allows it for all requests, local as well as Summit Borrowing. Pickup Anywhere and Same Site Requesting (Request at Own Site)