Hi Jeff and Holly,
It would be great if libraries could use holdings view to determine how
they want their items to sort and display in the OPAC by highlighting and
moving an item up or down in the list.


Janet Schrader

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On Fri, Oct 5, 2018 at 3:49 PM, Jeff Davis <jeff.da...@bc.libraries.coop>

> I believe the same problem exists with serials sorting in the OPAC:
> https://bugs.launchpad.net/evergreen/+bug/1429317
> It would be great if we had a single solution that we could leverage for
> both the OPAC and the web client.
> Jeff
> On 2018-10-05 12:07 PM, Holly Brennan wrote:
>> In the web client (well, on version 3.0.5 of webby), Holdings View shows
>> issues in alphabetical order based on their call number. In our setup, this
>> puts all the April issues first regardless of year, then August, etc. This
>> is a pain when it comes to deleting issues because I have in my hands all
>> the issues from Oct/Nov/Dec of 2017 in date order, yet I have to bounce all
>> over the place in the list to checkbox these issues. There don’t seem to be
>> any options for changing this view in any way… even reordering or adding
>> columns isn’t a feature in Holdings View.
>> I would love for this view to act like the Manage Issues interface, which
>> defaults to a sort-by-date view, AND many of the columns can be resorted.
>> Is this possible? Apologies if this has been covered in a newer version or
>> if there’s an ongoing discussion already. Thanks!
>> This sorting style is no fun to work with (current Holdings View):
>> I would love to be able to see Holdings View like this Manage Issues view:
>> Thanks!
>> Holly Brennan
>> Technology Specialist
>> Homer Public Library
>> Homer, Alaska
>> hbren...@cityofhomer-ak.gov
>> 907-435-3154 (direct)
>> 907-235-3180 (main desk)

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