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  1. Limit Number of Library Symbols added to the Lending String with Custom Holdings

    Add ability to customize the number of libraries that are added when using Custom Holding to create the Lending String.

    Many libraries want to create shorter lending strings (less than fifteen) so that requests are not out for potentially weeks before being filled. Currently, in order to create shorter lending strings you have to manually add library symbols or remove library symbols after using custom holdings to auto-generate a string.

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  2. See last opened request

    Could there be a way to see a list of the last 5 or so requests that a staff person opened? We sometimes forget to place notes or verify a piece of information before it gets routed to the next step. Titles or usernames are not always remembered correctly to find the request again. Even just the last request opened would be helpful.

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  3. Allow API to Add, Remove, and Update records in the UserValidation table

    Stanford U is locally hosted and has a custom job that imports users directly into the Users table. This job will update users based on any change event triggered in the Registrar's database. It creates many users that never end up using ILLiad. We would like a standard method of creating a process that pushes users into the UserValidation table and can update users, regardless of their being in the Validation table or in the Users table.

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  4. ILLiad stub accounts made when users fail to complete the registration process should be assigned to an NVTGC in use.

    When an ILLiad stub account gets made due to incomplete registration it should not be assigned to a site not in use like "ILL." Allow users to configure what site/NVTGC those stub accounts should be assigned to.

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  5. Remove Patron Name Field in OCLC request

    When you submit a request through OCLC there is a field in Borrowing Information for the patron name. We have been deleting the patron name from this field for some time because we've found that it is sent to the lending library. If the library has a newer version of ILLiad, the patron name isn't sent, but if the lending library is on another system, it is. Removing this field would be an easy fix for patron privacy.

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  6. Have the Patron ID number viewable on the request page.

    Currently, you can only see the patron's name, address, status, delivery methods on the patron tab in Borrowing. You have to use the "View User" button to access the patron's ID number. This would help eliminate a step when you need the ID number for accessing library accounts and fines in an ILS.

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  7. Ability to upload request from Reference Citation service

    Our researchers often use Reference Citation services such as RefWorks, EndNote or Zotero to create bibliographies. We would like for them to have the ability to upload a batch/list of items from a service like this or from an excel spreadsheet.

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  8. Ability to display borrower group on Lending requests

    The borrowing library's shipping options and address # are displayed; given this, it seems like we should be able to display their Groups as well.

    This would make it easier to check for consortial memberships when verifying max cost or shipping methods.

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  9. When non-OCLC library creates an LWeb account, have a registration workflow built in to check legitimacy before they can submit requests

    We want non-OCLC libraries to be able to create their own accounts, and to be able to make that process more transparent. However, right now, anyone can create an account and immediately place requests.

    After catching some illegitimate requests entered in this way we made a routing rule to review LWeb requests, but it would be better to have the workflow built into the system, so we can better manage approving, expiring, blocking, and communicating with non-OCLC libraries.

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  10. Have OCLC search default to serials *and* internet resources by default for journals

    Many electronic journals are classified as internet resources versus a serial, so both need to be selected in a search

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  11. ILLiad Aeon integration: send scan files back to ILLiad for request fulfillment

    We use ILLiad to Aeon integration to facilitate Special Collections scanning for ILL lending. When we send a scan request via ILLiad to Aeon, we would like the ability for Aeon to pass the .pdf back to ILLiad for request fulfillment. Currently, Aeon staff have to email the .pdf to ILL staff in order for the file to get uploaded to ILLiad for ILL delivery. This would be similar to the Ares/ILLiad integration: we pass scans to ILLiad from Ares for scanning fulfillment through OpenURL.

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  12. Include ability to batch update records

    I realize that this could be very dangerous and should be locked down behind something like the database manager, but having the ability to batch update records (transaction, user, lender, etc) in ILLiad would be a huge time saver. There are times when local data or workflows change, and the ability to change more than one record at once would open up a lot of possibilities.

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  13. A key to determine if request auto opens (or doesn't) when it's the only item in a queue.

    I would like to be able to control if a request will automatically open when searched or when a queue of one is displayed.

    Primarily, I want to be able to STOP the request from opening automatically. Many times we search for an item to see info, or route to an active status, and auto opening just slows down our ability to do this as we wait for the request to render.

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  14. ISSN/ISBN automatically added on "request sent" page

    When sending a borrowing request in ILLiad, have ILLiad bring the ISBN/ISSN from the record selected over from the work form to the main request page, as it does with OCLC numbers/titles. This would help ensure accuracy with the standard number and assist with collecting stats.

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  15. Consistency with overdue notice schedule settings & disabling notices

    Currently LendingReminderDaysBeforeOverdue and BorrowingingReminderDaysBeforeOverdue adding value of 0 will disable lending reminders. However, in the other keys for scheduling the overdue notices, a 0 value will send the notice on the day the item is overdue.

    It would be helpful if these keys worked the same way and all allowed the ability to disable the notice if you want to send less than three notices with the automated service.

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  16. Make a library's loan period visible on the borrowing holdings screen

    When creating a holdings list, currently borrowers can see the institution name, days to respond, and fees for lending institutions. It would be nice to see the library's loan period for items in this area.

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  17. Alert when an installed add-on is updated

    If an installed add-on has a new version, be alerted (via either a popup in the client or even via subscription through email).

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  18. expanded off-times (lower case) flexibility.

    Copy RAPID's off-times where we can set off times by time as well as by date. We also had a need for a more immediate closure before the 24 hour limit where we had to close for a hurricane. It would have been nice to set the non-lender status closer to the event instead of putting it a day later.

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  19. Ability to delete and correct pdf - same as tif images

    Ex. Borrower received article on 7/13 and that one was delivered to web, but then they received it again on 7/16 from the same lender. That time it was a duplicate, and it was stuck at 'unmatched' in the OdysseyReceived table in the database, so every time they hit Electronic Delivery it would come in for them to match it and deliver it.

    Usually if a site receives a wrong TIF file that is unmatched, they should use the "delete all" button in the electronic delivery screen in the client. That will change the OdysseyReceived table entry to "Deleted" and…

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  20. Fix the PDF Conversion Failures for resends

    When a patron has looked at an unmediated article receive and notifies us of an incorrect item being received the request gets locked and asking for a resend becomes impossible. Each time we get a PDF Conversion Failed. Please allow patron to view their articles and request a resend of an incorrectly or poorly scanned item.

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