Hmm - what if you batch loaded the new students as a particular permission
group that allowed them access to everything except checking out items, and
then updated the permission group to one that allowed checkouts after they
read user agreement? It would still mean staff would have to touch every
account that was used to circulate, but it wouldn't be as time consuming as
dealing with completing the self-registration forms, and it would be spread
out as they came in to check out items, and it wouldn't even be necessary
for students who didn't need to check out items.

Terran McCanna
PINES Program Manager
Georgia Public Library Service
1800 Century Place, Suite 150
Atlanta, GA 30345
404-235-7138
tmcca...@georgialibraries.org


On Wed, Jun 20, 2018 at 3:51 PM, Yamil Suarez <ysua...@berklee.edu> wrote:

> Hello everyone,
>
> I work for a music college library and we are starting to circulate more
> and more expensive recording equipment to our students. From now on we
> would like to require ALL students to acknowledge reading a "user
> agreement" before they have circulation privileges for any item (books,
> CDs, equipment, etc.).
>
> BTW, since usually most students already have EG accounts, since I
> normally batch add a few thousands students every semester, customizing the
> self registration UI/code may not work for our need. I guess I could make
> all incoming new students use self registration and include the "user
> agreement" int he UI, but that will not scale well or deal with returning
> students
>
> In the past we had a separate system to track down who had read the
> agreement, but that system has been retired and it did not talk to
> Evergreen anyway. I am now wondering if anyone is doing anything similar to
> this with Evergreen? I would love to hear what your approaches have been.
>
> I want to see if anyone has an existing approach I could reuse or at least
> use it get inspiration. If not, I have an idea to create my own OPAC
> ".tt2" files, using templates/opac/myopac/prefs_notify.tt2 as
> inspiration. I will take that idea to the dev list/IRC later on.
>
> 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
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>
> ysua...@berklee.edu
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>
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