Hi Dawn, Our libraries do not change the status of the item when a patron asks for the item to be set aside for them. Most of our libraries place a Hold for the patron, check in the item, and place it on the Holds Shelf.
Joan On Thu, May 18, 2017 at 3:00 PM, Dawn Fritz <dfr...@bapl.org> wrote: > Hi, > > We will be moving from Sierra to Evergreen this October. Presently, when a > patron asks us to put an item which is on the shelf aside for them, we > change the item status to "Main Lib hold", "Branch 1 hold" or "Branch 2 > hold". These statuses reflect our 3 branches and help in searches for the > items. There is no fee charged to the patron for this service. When we > check the item out to the patron, the system prompts us to clear the hold > status. > > I see in Evergreen that there are 2 statuses which contain the word > "Reserve". Does anyone use these for held items which don't have the "On > Holds shelf" designation? Also, does anyone have a way to show which branch > has the item? > > Thanks, > > Dawn Fritz - Circulation Manager > Bethlehem Area Public Library > Bethlehem Pa > > -- Joan Kranich C/W MARS Member Services jkran...@cwmars.org 508-755-3323 ext. 321 or ext. 1