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





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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
> >>
> >>
> >
> >
>
>
>

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