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  1. Allow API to update existing users

    This is similar to the request to "update user account by pulling user data from org directories via Single Sign on"

    3 votes
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  2. Update user account by pulling user data from org directories via Single Sign on

    Ability to update user account real time by pulling more metadata from organization directory during each user login.

    4 votes
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  3. Simplify renewals processing in both borrowing and lending

    Can the due date in the "Renewed by Customer to MM/DD/YYYY" queue be copied automatically into the Due Date Field in the Transactions table so staff don't have to do this manually (and and NCIP message be sent too if needed). If we do automatic renewal processing in Lending, when a request comes in can it have it's due date automatically updated rather than staff having to push a button?

    8 votes
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  4. 8 votes
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  5. 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.

    1 vote
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  6. 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.

    2 votes
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  7. 2 votes
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  8. 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.

    3 votes
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  9. Allow API to truncate field lengths needed for acceptance

    The way the API currently functions is that if an entry in a field is too long for the database to receive the call falls. It would be nice if the API was able to truncate the field to the appropriate length so the call would still go through but the offending field would be automatically trimmed to the needed length.

    1 vote
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  10. 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.

    6 votes
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  11. Enhance the MARC record display in WorldCat searching

    It would be great to add features from OCLC Connexion's MARC display to the display of MARC records in ILLiad. We'd like to see the value in 040 subfield b (language of cataloging) displayed in a column in search results to quickly narrow down the potential correct record for an item. It would also be really helpful to right-click on a MARC tag to go to the OCLC site for a definition of that field. Modeling the MARC display after the great features in Connexion would really help with efficient searching.

    2 votes
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  12. 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.

    6 votes
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  13. 2 votes
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  14. Borrowing Billing by department

    Billing by Department, in addition to individuals, by Department.

    3 votes
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  15. Allow multiple different email templates based on different reasons for Disavowing patrons from Patrons to Clear

    We've had a spate of local users accidentally filling out Proxy forms, as well as unaffiliated users trying to create accounts using the Proxy form. It would save a lot of time and confusion if we could select reasons and different pre-made disavow templates like we can elsewhere in ILLiad

    2 votes
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  16. Creating a customization key for choosing where temporary files are stored.

    Discovered there is trouble merging templates from shared drives, so being able to choose temporary files to go to another location would be ideal.

    1 vote
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  17. Improve user experience on first create a group in Groups Maintenance

    When no groups exist, the Groups Maintenance interface has no active options.
    https://www.screencast.com/t/iXDdQokIBG9G

    Users must start typing in a group name in order to activate the options in the ribbon. This functionality is not very intuitive; it is different than the functionality experienced after the groups have been added; it is also different from the way that similar functionality is designed in other parts of the product.

    Having all ribbon options active prior to adding a group would provide a more intuitive experience for the user.

    See support ticket #10412

    1 vote
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  18. When choosing a lender

    When choosing a lender when hovering over a symbol have the state pop up along with the Universities name. Will expedite loans when we can choose institutions within a specific area.

    3 votes
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  19. Groups functionality--tie group with Lender address records

    It would be helpful if assigning a library to particular group would also update values in the lender address record such as the Default Shipping Method or Billing Categories or Priority Shipping.

    3 votes
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  20. Set the addon interval per server addon

    It would be nice to be able to set the interval or specific time(s) that each server addon runs, rather than have them all run at the same interval. Some that I have only need to run once a day, while others need to run constantly.

    4 votes
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