Josh, I would like to also see customizations you made made to Self-Check code, so I can get ideas. I had been meaning to ask you when I saw this thread.
Thanks in advance, Yamil -------------------------------- Yamil Suarez, MCS Associate Director of Library Systems & Web Development Stan Getz Library Berklee College of Music 1140 Boylston St Boston, MA 02215 ysua...@berklee.edu 617-747-2617 On Wed, Jul 26, 2017 at 3:49 PM, Josh Stompro <stomp...@exchange.larl.org> wrote: > Joe, I have a fix for keeping the cursor focus always on the scan box. We > also use touch screens for our self checks and we were having trouble with > the fact that it was easy to move the focus, which would cause the next > scan to silently fail, and sometimes switch screens. > > I have a bug report on it, but haven’t actually posted the code there > yet. I’ll try and do that soon. > > https://bugs.launchpad.net/evergreen/+bug/1560601 > > > > We have also had trouble with the print list button that exists on the > checkout screen. Some significant portion of users would press that when > they were done, get a printout and then walk away. I guess they thought > that was the logout and print a receipt button. Then the next users would > walk up and sometime check out items on the first person’s account. > > https://bugs.launchpad.net/evergreen/+bug/1555791 > > > > I would love to collaborate with you on making the self check more touch > screen friendly. I can share the css changes I’ve made just to enlarge > everything to make it easier to see and to make the buttons easier to press. > > > > Josh Stompro - LARL IT Director > > > > *From:* Open-ils-general [mailto:open-ils-general- > boun...@list.georgialibraries.org] *On Behalf Of *Joe Knueven > *Sent:* Wednesday, July 26, 2017 10:58 AM > *To:* Evergreen Discussion Group > > *Subject:* Re: [OPEN-ILS-GENERAL] Evergreen Self-Check and locking media > cases > > > > While we’re on the subject of user-friendliness of the built in > self-checkout, does anyone have any .tt2 modifications that they are > pleased with and would be willing to share? > > > > I’ve had tweaking the scripting to make the navigation links more button > like (ie touch screen friendly) on my to-do list, but it’s taken me an > especially long time to get around to the first step of teaching myself a > basic amount of tt2 scripting. > > > > Have a good day. > > > > Joe > > > > > > Joseph Knueven, Director > > Germantown Public Library > > 51 North Plum Street > > Germantown, OH 45327 > > 937-855-4001 <(937)%20855-4001> > > > > *From:* Open-ils-general [mailto:open-ils-general- > boun...@list.georgialibraries.org > <open-ils-general-boun...@list.georgialibraries.org>] *On Behalf Of *Terran > McCanna > *Sent:* Wednesday, July 26, 2017 11:16 AM > *To:* Evergreen Discussion Group <open-ils-general@list. > georgialibraries.org> > *Subject:* Re: [OPEN-ILS-GENERAL] Evergreen Self-Check and locking media > cases > > > > >>Renewal seems to work fine. You just scan an item that's > already checked out and it figures out that a renewal is in order and > available.<< > > Interesting. There's nothing in the interface that tells the patron that > they can do that, or that tells them how. Patrons typically don't have > books in hand when they wish to renew, so they'd need to understand that > they could go to the Items out screen and copy and paste the barcodes. > Online instructions would help, but it still wouldn't as user friendly as > the method of renewal in My Account. > > > Terran McCanna > PINES Program Manager > Georgia Public Library Service > 1800 Century Place, Suite 150 > Atlanta, GA 30345 > 404-235-7138 <(404)%20235-7138> > tmcca...@georgialibraries.org > > > > On Wed, Jul 26, 2017 at 10:26 AM, Mike Rylander <mrylan...@gmail.com> > wrote: > > Terran, > > Hrm... Renewal seems to work fine. You just scan an item that's > already checked out and it figures out that a renewal is in order and > available. > > Also, just as a note, the UI got a nice update about a year ago to add > the ability to email receipts, including using patron defaults for > that. > > HTH, > > -- > Mike Rylander > | President > | Equinox Open Library Initiative > | phone: 1-877-OPEN-ILS (673-6457) > | email: mi...@equinoxinitiative.org > | web: http://equinoxinitiative.org > > > On Wed, Jul 26, 2017 at 9:51 AM, Terran McCanna > <tmcca...@georgialibraries.org> wrote: > > Hi Jesse, > > > > I just wanted to chime in that I'm not aware of anyone who is working on > > developing functionality like that. The self-check interface hasn't > gotten a > > lot of attention in the past few years, possibly because not a lot of > > libraries are using it. (Only 2 or 3 libraries out of our 285 total > > libraries that have opted to use it.) There are a number of things that > > could be done to improve it which would encourage more people to adopt > it, > > like adding the ability to pay fines through the same functionality that > the > > OPAC uses, and to allow patrons to renew books through it. > > > > > > > > Terran McCanna > > PINES Program Manager > > Georgia Public Library Service > > 1800 Century Place, Suite 150 > > Atlanta, GA 30345 > > 404-235-7138 > > tmcca...@georgialibraries.org > > > > > > On Tue, Jul 25, 2017 at 4:16 PM, Jesse McCarty <jes...@burlingtonwa.gov> > > wrote: > >> > >> Hello Everyone, > >> > >> > >> > >> Currently we are running an ITG self-check system that utilizes magnetic > >> locking cases for DVDs and CDs. I know the documentation references no > >> security mechanisms in Evergreen self-check, but I was wondering if > there is > >> a way for the Evergreen self-check to interact/activate the magnetic > >> unlockers for security cases? Is this a sought after feature/planned > >> possibility? Or is the built in self-check designed to be nothing more > than > >> its current basic form? > >> > >> > >> > >> Thanks in advance, > >> > >> > >> > >> Jesse McCarty > >> > >> City of Burlington > >> > >> IT Technical Assistant > >> > >> > > > > > > >