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  1. 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…

    7 votes
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  2. "Revert to previous version" button

    I would love to be able to revert to a previous version of a request after saving (similar to how Google Suite does so). There have been a few times we have saved over the request information in ILLiad and had to log in to WorldShare in order to see what was originally requested.

    2 votes
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  3. Extend database field length for ISSN

    Extend the max field length for the ISSN/ISBN field beyond 20 Characters. Users sometimes copy/paste an ISBN with a prefix (e.g. ISBN: 1234567891234). If they do that with a 13-digit ISBN, the last digits are cut off.

    9 votes
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  4. 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.

    1 vote
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  5. Bulk data updates

    I'd like to see an addition to the database manager where we can run a search against the transactions, users or lending library tables and from those results, batch update fields in that table for those results. An example would be if we have a campus that changes names (which we've had a couple times) We could run a query on all users with that pickup site and batch update them to the new name. I see this as an addition to the database manager since that is able to be restricted to a VERY limited number of staff.

    1 vote
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  6. Allow Request Notes to be Edited

    I often need to delete notes I have just added to a request because I realize that there is a typo or I want to add to the note. It would be very helpful to be able to just edit the existing note rather than having to delete it and add a new note.

    5 votes
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  7. Make Lending article requests trigger the LendingRequestCheckOut system event hook.

    Given that the corresponding event hook for Doc Del is triggered for article requests, this may be a longstanding bug. As of 9.1.1 the LendingRequestCheckOut event hook isn't triggered for article requests when they are marked found. I've been working around it by using the Route event hook.

    1 vote
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  8. Add additional Result Mapping options for Z39.50

    It would be nice if there were one or two more fields where data grabbed via Z39.50 could be imported into ILLiad. In particular, "Item Num" would be an ideal place to hold a barcode, rather than having to concatenate it to a different value (as described here: https://support.atlas-sys.com/hc/en-us/community/posts/360006750353-Finding-Importing-the-Barcode-Field).

    2 votes
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  9. Add a way to reveal what you type in the password change box

    Add a way to reveal what you type in the password change box so staff can make sure they have typed in what they think they've typed in.

    2 votes
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  10. Add Get It Now and Publishers Web

    As a part of our current workflow, we compare the cost of the copyright fee, Get It Now and Reprints Desk. Release 9.1 will allow staff to compare the cost of the copyright fee and Reprints Desk. Adding the capability to compare all costs (Reprints Desk, Get it Now, publishers) will allow staff to make better use of ILLiad 9.1 decision support pipeline.

    3 votes
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  11. 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.

    1 vote
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  12. 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.

    6 votes
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  13. Searching from the Check In From Lending Library Screen

    If you accidentally click Search without any information in the search fields, a long list of requests come up and the first one in the list automatically displays. This has caused trouble with new employees who have not noticed and mistakenly checked in items that we have not received. Please change this so that no results appear if you do not enter search information or at least a window opens asking if you want to proceed.

    1 vote
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  14. Overdue Workflow Enhancement

    Add option set a time to auto-route extremely Overdue requests (e.g. those which have received notice 3 + 30 days) into a custom queue indicate that the item is lost and an invoice needs to be created.

    3 votes
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  15. Expand fields searched in citation information on both the home and the lending update stacks search screen

    The citation information search in the client should be expanded to include things like Item Number and ISBN.

    1 vote
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  16. Integrate WSILL IFM Refund in ILLiad

    WSILL allows libraries to initiate refunds when erroneous charges are applied. Now that Undo Shipped is not an option for IFM requests, this functionality is needed.

    10 votes
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  17. automated email confirming return via Web Circ

    When loan is checked in via Web Circ (and status changes from Checked Out to Customer to In Transit From Customer), ILLiad automatically sends email to patron confirming return. Patron receives confirmation of returned ILL + helps ILL staff reduce claims returned situations. Email would simply acknowledge return, including the TN, title, author, etc.

    6 votes
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  18. Include more high contrast skins in ILLiad

    Customer requests more high contrast skin options for ILLiad. "in general if there is a dark background a light font is better. Dark on dark is difficult to read." More details and pictures in ticket 8724.

    27 votes
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  19. Maintain updates with Rapid and update to current Rapid API

    Continue to work with Rapid and keep API up to date to allow Rapid & RapidR enhancements to work with ILLiad.

    54 votes
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  20. One result per TN in custom search

    There should be an easy way to make it so that when you perform a custom search you only see one search result per TN. We often use the custom search to find all of the requests that match a certain criteria and having multiple results for the same transaction is not helpful.

    4 votes
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