ILLiad Ideas

  • Hot ideas
  • Top ideas
  • New ideas
  • My feedback
  1. Add an export option (Excel or other format in which data can be easily manipulated preferable) to the forms History > All Requests and Hist

    Many of our patrons need to download their request history to help with their bibliography, at least every six months (due to our data delinking schedule).

    In the old pages, this was possible with a simple copy and paste into a spreadsheet program.

    In the new 9.1 web pages, there is no easy way to export or print the full list of requests. (Copying and pasting will jumble the format; also, for article requests, key parts of the citation will be missing).

    Can you please add a data export option? Thanks! This is very important because we do delink routinely,…

    18 votes

    We're glad you're here

    Please sign in to leave feedback

    Signed in as (Sign out)

    We’ll send you updates on this idea

    2 comments  ·  Web Interface  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  2. Have ISBN Search populate the fields on the webrequest form

    The old GIST webpages for ILLiad had a function that allowed a patron to enter an ISBN into a search box on the webrequest form, search for the item, and have it populate the title, author, etc.

    1 vote

    We're glad you're here

    Please sign in to leave feedback

    Signed in as (Sign out)

    We’ll send you updates on this idea

    0 comments  ·  Web Interface  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  3. Allow staff to customize which transaction statuses are displayed under each heading in the patron interface

    I would like more customizable display options for transaction statuses in the patron interface. For example, once a patron clicks the "Renew" button, the request disappears from their checked out items list until the renewal is processed and routed back to checked out to customer. I would like items in the Renewed by patron status to also appear under the checked out heading.

    We use a lot of custom queues and would like to be able to manage where requests display in the patron interface.

    2 votes

    We're glad you're here

    Please sign in to leave feedback

    Signed in as (Sign out)

    We’ll send you updates on this idea

    0 comments  ·  Web Interface  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  4. Add SLChangeUserInfoSucceeded for ILLiad patron information webpages

    This option exists for Ares but is not available in ILLiad 9.1
    The currently available webpages allow users to update address information and other personal account details, but there is no mechanism for letting a user know that their update has been successfully submitted-- i.e. the page reloads, displaying the information a user has just entered into the available fields, so from the user perspective there has not been any apparent change.

    8 votes

    We're glad you're here

    Please sign in to leave feedback

    Signed in as (Sign out)

    We’ll send you updates on this idea

    1 comment  ·  Web Interface  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  5. Multi-language support for ILLiad Patron Web Interface

    Please provide multi-language support for ILLiad web pages or a Spanish language web interface option.

    1 vote

    We're glad you're here

    Please sign in to leave feedback

    Signed in as (Sign out)

    We’ll send you updates on this idea

    0 comments  ·  Web Interface  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  6. Add hidden fields to request forms for more flexibility

    Currently the Status field is the only option for creating unique request forms. It would be nice to be able to have more information to customize request forms. Some of the user information, such as Status or User Info # would be valuable to work with on request forms. If could be queried to hide/add fields based on unique statuses. The data could be in a query parameter or hidden input field on the page.

    4 votes

    We're glad you're here

    Please sign in to leave feedback

    Signed in as (Sign out)

    We’ll send you updates on this idea

    1 comment  ·  Web Interface  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  7. Change to the redirect of a user when they Register in the pages of another nvtgc

    If a user registers to ILLiad (specifically via the NewAuthRegistration.html) in the wrong nvtgc site's pages, during the dll redirect to the right nvtgc pages the UserNotifications entries are not added for the user. The dll log does show that entries are being added but it appears this is written to the log even when the entries have been skipped over.

    1 vote

    We're glad you're here

    Please sign in to leave feedback

    Signed in as (Sign out)

    We’ll send you updates on this idea

    0 comments  ·  Web Interface  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  8. Integrated OpenAthens Support

    Build in support for OpenAthens without the use of Shibboleth or EZProxy.

    41 votes

    We're glad you're here

    Please sign in to leave feedback

    Signed in as (Sign out)

    We’ll send you updates on this idea

    15 comments  ·  Web Interface  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  9. Add the ability to customize elements on the Detail Page based on request status

    We would like the ability to customize what elements/fields display to the user on the Request Detail page. We use custom queues for certain requests and do not want the Due Date to display in the detail view for requests in those queues.

    1 vote

    We're glad you're here

    Please sign in to leave feedback

    Signed in as (Sign out)

    We’ll send you updates on this idea

    0 comments  ·  Web Interface  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  10. strip extra characters out of PMID field when receiving from Pubmed via OpenURL

    The OpenURL generated by Pubmed has the PMID field sent as:
    &rft_id=info%3Apmid%2F26824237
    which puts extra info in front of the PMID value. This means staff have to touch each request and clean it up before searching it. It would be great if the OpenURLMapping table could have an option to strip characters from a value or some other means to clean up that field when it carries over.

    4 votes

    We're glad you're here

    Please sign in to leave feedback

    Signed in as (Sign out)

    We’ll send you updates on this idea

    0 comments  ·  Web Interface  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  11. Upgrade Forgot Password to Forgot Login

    some users do not recall their username, so we are wondering if the Forgot Password feature would ever upgrade and offer other options such as allowing input of email address or alternative options between forgot password vs. forgot username and etc.

    3 votes

    We're glad you're here

    Please sign in to leave feedback

    Signed in as (Sign out)

    We’ll send you updates on this idea

    2 comments  ·  Web Interface  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  12. API method to get requests based on other parameters besides User

    Extend the Web API to include methods that will return data of requests made on parameter like RequestType and RequestDate. This would enable the interfacing of ILLiad data with other database systems.

    3 votes

    We're glad you're here

    Please sign in to leave feedback

    Signed in as (Sign out)

    We’ll send you updates on this idea

    0 comments  ·  Web Interface  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  13. Have Chrome (or FireFox) be the ILLiad default browser

    Several of our library's databases don't play nice with IE anymore, so when searching for an article while in ILLiad, we have to cut and paste the link into another browser before we can continue the search. This would (hopefully) be eliminated if IE were not the default browser.

    144 votes

    We're glad you're here

    Please sign in to leave feedback

    Signed in as (Sign out)

    We’ll send you updates on this idea

    26 comments  ·  Web Interface  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  14. Improve web field notes

    Patron often add multiple citation entries into one field i.e. paste all of teh citation information into the journal title field. It would be helpful to have field note more obvious to users. Maybe something like this example
    https://www.screencast.com/t/YDgAWZB4EE

    -submitted on behalf of Cleveland Health Sciences Library

    3 votes

    We're glad you're here

    Please sign in to leave feedback

    Signed in as (Sign out)

    We’ll send you updates on this idea

    0 comments  ·  Web Interface  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  15. New web pages - add link to associated notifications when viewing request detail.

    I love the new webpages though we haven't made them public yet. One thing I'd like to see is the ability for the patron to see notifications that were sent that were associated with that request when viewing the request details. An example would be an email with the link we sent to an open-access resource via email.

    2 votes

    We're glad you're here

    Please sign in to leave feedback

    Signed in as (Sign out)

    We’ll send you updates on this idea

    0 comments  ·  Web Interface  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  16. Remove trim function from ILLiad web password login

    When users log into ILLiad web form to make requests or manage their Illiad account, the ILLiad.dll is trimming spaces from the beginning and end of the password entered. Through LDAP we use our campus Active Directory credentials to let users log into ILLiad. Our campus now has active directory password requirements of including a space (to create a pass phrase). Some users are choosing to put the space at the beginning or end of their password, and because ILLiad is trimming spaces, they cannot log into ILLiad. I don't think ILLiad should be altering passwords entered by the patrons…

    8 votes

    We're glad you're here

    Please sign in to leave feedback

    Signed in as (Sign out)

    We’ll send you updates on this idea

    0 comments  ·  Web Interface  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  17. Reorder items in the Custom DropDown Table

    Please give libraries the ability to re-order the CustomDropdown Table in the Customization Manager - there are cases when an order other than alphabetical is what makes most sense to the user.

    2 votes

    We're glad you're here

    Please sign in to leave feedback

    Signed in as (Sign out)

    We’ll send you updates on this idea

    0 comments  ·  Web Interface  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  18. Allow patrons to request resends or report a problem with the copy (e.g., bad scan)

    If patrons have a problem with a received item, they should be able to submit for a re-send within their ILLiad account - currently they have to email/call/come in person. Something like a button for "Report a problem with this document" and a comment field.

    47 votes

    We're glad you're here

    Please sign in to leave feedback

    Signed in as (Sign out)

    We’ll send you updates on this idea

    5 comments  ·  Web Interface  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  19. Display of Tracking Table on the Web

    Add ability to customize which statuses from the tracking table display to the user on the ViewDefaultDetailed.html page

    1 vote

    We're glad you're here

    Please sign in to leave feedback

    Signed in as (Sign out)

    We’ll send you updates on this idea

    0 comments  ·  Web Interface  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  20. Status-Specific changeuserinformation form Validation

    on behalf of New Mexico State Library: We would like the ability to have a status-specific ChangeUserInformation form validation. As a referral center for our state, small libraries throughout the state have ILLiad user records to place requests that we process on their behalf. We would like to require different user information on those user records than we require for our other patrons who are individuals working in state government.

    1 vote

    We're glad you're here

    Please sign in to leave feedback

    Signed in as (Sign out)

    We’ll send you updates on this idea

    0 comments  ·  Web Interface  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
← Previous 1
  • Don't see your idea?

Feedback and Knowledge Base