Thank you all for the insight and definitions!

Dawn

On Fri, May 19, 2017 at 8:01 AM, Kathy Lussier <kluss...@masslnc.org> wrote:

> Hi Dawn,
>
> I also wanted to provide some explanation on  the use for the reserves
> statuses you mentioned.
>
> The reserves status is something that is used for academic course reserves.
>
> On reservation shelf is something that's used in conjunction with the
> booking module. It's basically the 'on the holds' shelf equivalent for
> items that are booked for a specific time period.
>
> I hope this helps!
>
> Kathy
>
> On 05/19/2017 07:28 AM, Joan Kranich wrote:
>
> 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
>>
>>
>
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