Hi,

I've also been told that when adding a local/custom Copy Status it should
be added with a high number ID.  As development occurs it may include a new
Copy Status and may assign an ID number used for a local Copy Status.
Others with more experience can provide guidance on that.

Joan

On Fri, May 19, 2017 at 8:55 AM, Morgan, Michele <mmor...@noblenet.org>
wrote:

> Hi Dawn,
>
> One more thing worth mentioning. Evergreen allows you to create additional
> statuses, so you could consider creating the statuses you mentioned above
> for that purpose.
>
> I would echo what Joan said, though, that it's preferable to place a hold
> for the patron. That way the system does the work of keeping track of the
> item. Also, you'll have the benefit of tracking this type of service in
> your filled holds statistics.
>
> Hope this helps,
> Michele
>
> --
> Michele M. Morgan, Technical Support Analyst
> North of Boston Library Exchange, Danvers Massachusetts
> mmor...@noblenet.org
>
>
> On Fri, May 19, 2017 at 8:38 AM, Dawn Fritz <dfr...@bapl.org> wrote:
>
>> 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
>>>>
>>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> --
>>> Joan Kranich
>>> C/W MARS Member Services
>>> jkran...@cwmars.org
>>> 508-755-3323 ext. 321 <(508)%20755-3323> or ext. 1
>>>
>>>
>>> --
>>> Kathy Lussier
>>> Project Coordinator
>>> Massachusetts Library Network Cooperative(508) 343-0128kluss...@masslnc.org
>>> Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/kmlussier
>>>
>>>
>>
>


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