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February 2020: Limit Reservations by Item Location, Customize the Notify Ready Note
Our February 2020 release brings major new flexibility to organizations using our optional Multiple Location functionality: the ability to limit item visibility separately from the ability to reserve items by location and membership type. Specifically this allows you to do things like allowing you to have items that specific membership types can see but can’t reserve. A few use cases
January 2020: Color-Coded Item Statuses, List Reservations Improvements, and other improvements
You can now change the color of your Item Statuses at Settings -> Inventory -> Item Statuses to better differentiate items for your renters/borrowers. We’ve also made a number of changes to improve the List Reservations page to make sure you can see the status of items at a glance. If an Item is overdue, the line will both be
Bonus Release: Undo Build Order / Revert to Original Reservation
Build Order / Revert Reservation: Have you ever accidentally removed or added an item during the Build Order process when getting items ready? You can now view and even revert back to the Reservation as it was when the Build Order process was started! From the Build Order page you can View the Original Reservation: And then Revert: [LEND-6172] –
myTurn Site Home Page Improvements, New Email Confirmation Options, and Login with Email in beta
Email Confirmation: We have made big improvements to our email confirmation system including adding options to require users to confirm their email before submitting reservations or even before any email (aside from the new user and email confirmation emails) will be sent to them. “Location Code” Improvements: Location codes will now be displayed to admins in a number of additional
Usage Reports by Item Type, Display Replacement Cost on Receipts, and more…
With this release, you can now aggregate our Reports -> Usage Report by Item Type rather than just for each individual Item. You can also display the Replacement Cost with each item on the Transaction reeipt when checking items out, as well as, the total replacement cost for all items (useful for shipping insurance and letting people know the total
New Single Sign On for Public Libraries, Reservation Improvements, and more…
This release brings a number of new features and improvements including: Users can now start a reservation by clicking on the availability calendar for an item Ability for Public Libraries to use the SIP2 protocol with passwords/PINs Includes the ability for admins to manually sync users by searching for their Library Card Number Updates to Membership Renewal Rules so that
Max Reservation Length, Improved Kiosk, SCA, and of course much more!
Our latest updates includes a number of enhancements, including: The ability to set the Maximum Reservation Length by Item Type. This is set using Settings -> Inventory -> Item Default Values and can be set for “All Types” (upper right corner) or by specific types of items. If you previously had a global value set in Settings -> Loans &
Improved workflow for transferring Items between Locations & more!
This sprint marks the completion of a number of improvements when it comes to transferring items between locations. In recent releases and this release we have introduced the following features: When items are checked in, an alert is displayed to the admin when one or more items need to be transferred. They can start the transfer process right from the
Improved check out workflow, import images from URL (beta), and more!
When trying to check out an item to a user with a reservation that starts “today” myTurn will alert you about the reservation and give you the option to process it via the Build Order page. This will help make sure reservations are marked fulfilled, and give you the option to use the flexibility of the Build Order process (swap
Unified “Check In / Out” field, limit registration by multiple domains, and more!
We’ve made the “Check In / Out” field work for both Item IDs (as it did before) and also User IDs (e.g. staff ID, Library Card #, etc.). This field also receives focus by default which is especially handy for organizations using barcode scanning. When limiting user registrations by domain you can now separate multiple domains with a comma. For