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  1. Add a back button to DOCLINE ribbon

    Add a Back button on docline ribbon. It is unclear that users can hit the backspace button - especially since this kind of functionality lends itself more to "browsing" so people might want to go back to a previous screen.

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  2. Patron information from Docline requests in Billing Manager invoices

    We are having the issue of a Docline library needing patron names in the invoices we send them. That information is no longer available in billing manager invoices. I understand the privacy issue. I need to know definitively if this cannot be added back or not. Thanks!

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  3. Add a 'Route to Borrowing' button to the Search Results ribbon for DD requests.

    Searches for Borrowing requests include two routing buttons in the upper ribbon, one for routing the request within borrowing, and a second to route the Borrowing request to DD.

    It would be nice to see the reverse on the DD side: a button for routing within DD and a button to route to Borrowing. Currently you can only route DD requests to Borrowing one at a time by opening each individual request to access the routing to Borrowing button.

    1 vote
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  4. Populate new user registration with data from ILS after authentication

    Allows users to login with their Symphony barcode and pin and then pull their existing data from Symphony into the new user registration form for Illiad account to help users complete the form.

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  5. 2 votes
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  6. 11 votes
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  7. 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.

    6 votes
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  8. Include Display Status in any call to the API that returns a Transaction Status

    Currently, Display Statuses are not returned with Transaction Status information when using the API.

    Our library is using the API to integrate ILLiad into the patron account interface; it would be very helpful to be able to use the Display Status table to mask the queue names.

    2 votes
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  9. Skip Library Button

    It would be nice if there was an option to skip an institution in your lender string if it's been 3/4 days (for example) and the library has still not even opened the request. At present, if your patron is in a hurry, you have to cancel the entire ILL request and send out a new one to omit the library that is seemingly unresponsive.

    2 votes
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  10. Make "terminal" statuses customizable

    We have some statuses that are effectively terminal (eg "Supplied via consortial system"). However, these will remain in patrons' Active Requests in the web interface forever, unless they are moved to Request Finished or Cancelled by ILL Staff. It would be great to be able to add to what statuses are considered no-longer-active.

    10 votes
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  11. 24 votes
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  12. Checked out items

    When you were in a patrons record you used to be able to check a box and see everything that was checked out to them and now it is no longer available it would be great if that feature came back.

    2 votes
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  13. Printing Multiple Requests from a Queue--Simplify Process

    Ability to select and print multiple requests from a queue without having to navigate through the merge template process. While it is possible to use the Print Selected Requests option from the Process ribbon, the process requires manually opening a template and completing a merge process.

    Ideally, the process would work like other batch printing processes where users are prompted to view/edit a word merge template.

    4 votes
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  14. 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.

    6 votes
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  15. Split out the lenderaddresses address fields into street addresses, city, state, zip

    Separate the lenderaddress 1-4 fields into street1, street2, city, state, country, zip etc for easier reporting, searching, mapping, etc.

    11 votes
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  16. Ability to have separate Lending constant data for different formats

    Ability to create separate Lending constant data for different formats. Life for example, only lend a/v for less time than a regular book and renewal versus non renewal. Then when update, click on a drop down menu for the constant data and scan in all items that apply, then process that queue. Then can do other formats the same way.

    3 votes
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  17. Ability to batch delete notes from a request

    Sometimes, when interacting with different pieces, the system will add hundreds of copies of the same note (usually one every ten minutes) before a staff person catches that it got stuck. Then, these many duplicate system notes make it hard to see actual relevant notes. Currently notes can only be deleted one at a time which is not at all feasible in these cases. It would be great to be able to select multiple notes on a request and delete them at the same time.

    4 votes
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  18. Allow for payment to CCC via OCLC IFM

    Streamline copyright management by allowing payment of CCC fees via OCLC IFM.

    4 votes
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  19. Lender Addresses with Invoices that are Active

    Lender Addresses linked to Invoices that are Active (even those marked Paid) cannot merge with another address. The only option currently is to manually change or delete invoices first. Please consider allowing Paid invoices to not be considered "Active

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  20. Allow ILLiad to pull in Language code or other info from OCLC records

    If ILLiad could include the language code from a record (when available), it would help us know who to refer to when we needed assistance and to get better statistics on what languages we are supporting.

    Similarly, pulling in subject headings would be really useful for referring to our liaison librarians and for consideration with acquisitions funds; right now we have to base these off of the department of the requester, but we're missing cross-departmental opportunities this way.

    2 votes
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