Koha 16.11 Upgrade Notes


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OPAC

  • [10848] Allow configuration of mandatory/required fields on the suggestion form in OPAC
  • [15388] Show Syndetics covers by UPC in search results
  • [16507] Show play media tab first
  • [16551] Display the name of lists to the search results at the OPAC
  • [16552] Add the ability to change the default holdings sort
  • [16641] Update Novelist in opac to use updated call to fetch content
  • [16875] OPAC: Removing link to records if authority is not used by any records
  • [16876] Remove Full heading column in OPAC Authority search
  • [17109] sendbasket: Remove second authentication, add CSRF token
  • [17191] Confirm message on deleting tag in OPAC
  • [17220] Improve clarity when placing a hold by changing button text from “Place hold” to “Confirm hold”

Course reserves

  • [15853] Add author and link columns to opac course reserves table
  • [16651] Notes field blank for 952$z in opac-course-details.pl

Patrons

  • [10760] Use Street Number and Street type in Alternate Address section
  • [12402] Show more on pending patron modification requests
  • [14874] Add ability to search for patrons by date of birth from checkout and patron quick searches
  • [16273] Prevent selfregistration from printing the borrower password and filling the logging form
  • [16274] Make the selfregistration branchcode selection configurable
  • [16275] Prevent patron self registration if the email already filled in borrowers.email
  • [16276] When automatically deleting expired borrowers, make sure they didn’t log in recently
  • [16729] Use member-display-address-style*-includes when printing user summary
  • [16730] Use member-display-address-style*-includes in moremember-brief.tt
  • [17154] Note column is missing on account lines receipt
  • [17443] Make possible to renew patron by later of expiry and current date

Hold requests

  • [8030] Change pickup location of a hold from patron record
  • [14642] Add logging of hold modifications
  • [16336] UX of holds patron search with long lists of results

Cataloging

  • [6499] MARC21 035 — Other-control-number — Indexing & Matching
  • [7741] Clear search terms in Z3950 search page
  • [9259] Delete marc batches from staged marc management
  • [13501] Allow autocompletion on drop-down lists
  • [14629] Add aggressive ISSN matching feature equivalent to the aggressive ISBN matcher

Circulation

  • [3669] Create a template for circ/add_message.pl
  • [6906] Show ‘Borrower has previously issued $ITEM’ alert on checkout
  • [9543] Show patrons messaging subscription on holds notification
  • [11360] Disable barcode field and submit button when a hold is found
  • [13134] Add patron category to returns confirmation dialogs
  • [14048] Change RefundLostItemFeeOnReturn to be branch specific
  • [14668] Show serial enumeration in the patron’s opac checkout summary
  • [15172] Serial enumchron/sequence not visible when returning/checking in Items
  • [15581] Add a circ rule to not allow auto-renewals after defined loan period
  • [16272] Transform checkout from on-site checkout to regular checkout
  • [16531] Circ overdues report is showing an empty table if no overdues
  • [16566] ‘Print slip’ button formatting inconsistent
  • [17331] Show holding branch in holds awaiting pickup report
  • [17397] Show name of librarian who created circulation message

Acquisitions

  • [7039] Link to existing record from result list in acquisition search
  • [9896] Show vendor in subscription search when creating an order for a subscription
  • [13321] Fix tax and prices calculation
  • [13323] Change the tax rate on receiving
  • [14752] Add multiple copies to a basket at once
  • [15128] Add ability to limit the number of open purchase suggestions a patron can make
  • [15164] Allow editing of the invoice number after initial saving
  • [16123] Display budget hierarchy in the budget dropdown menu used when placing a new order
  • [16511] Make contracts actions buttons
  • [16525] Add cancel button when adding a new acq budget
  • [16738] Improve EDIFACT messages template
  • [16841] Help for Library EANs
  • [16842] Help for EDI accounts
  • [16843] Help for EDIFACT messages
  • [16981] Add EDI admin links to acq menu

Serials

  • [7677] Subscriptions: Ability to define default itemtype and automatically change itemtype of older issues on receive of next issue
  • [16289] Abbreviated formatting for numbering patterns
  • [16745] Add edit catalog and edit items links to serials toolbar
  • [16874] Making serials collections actions buttons
  • [16950] Serials subscriptions advanced search shows ‘0 found’ pre-search
  • [17165] Improve heading on vendor search when searching for all vendors in Serials
  • [17402] Enhance the actions button on serials-search.pl

Reports

  • [6934] New report Cash Register Statistics
  • [7679] Add new filters to circulation statistics wizard
  • [14435] Recover feature to store and access results of a report
  • [16388] Move option to download report into reports toolbar
  • [16978] Add delete reports user permission
  • [17341] Enhance the report action button on guided_reports.pl

Staff Client

  • [14790] Link to OPAC view from within subscriptions, search and item editor
  • [16324] Move item search into header

Tools

  • [15023] Allow patron anonymize/bulk delete tool to be limited by branch
  • [15213] Fix tools sidebar to highlight Patron lists when in that module
  • [16513] Improvements and fixes for quote upload process
  • [16681] Allow update of opacnote via batch patron modification tool
  • [17147] Streamline messages following batch record modification
  • [17161] Making ‘preview MARC’ links show as buttons in batch record mod
  • [17183] Koha News ‘delete selected’ function doesn’t check if anything has been selected
  • [17301] Add callnumber to label-edit-batch.pl

Developments added from ByWater partners.  Thank you!!

  • Carnegie Stout Public Library
    • Allow choosing different XSLTs for lists Bug 15485
    • Change pickup location of a hold from patron record Bug 8030
    • Add ability to place multiple item holds on a given record per patron Bug 14695
  • Cooperative Information Network
    • Add Home Library Column to Checkouts Bug 15975
  • DoverNet, Southeast Kansas Library System, and Southeastern Wisconsin Information Technology Exchange, Inc.
    • Change RefundLostItemFeeOnReturn to be branch specific Bug 14048
  • Ebscohost
    • Novelist Select in Staff Client Bug 11606
  • Huntsville Public Library (Canada)
    • Disable barcode field and submit button when a hold is found Bug 11360
  • Lancaster Seminary
    • Allow update of opacnote via batch patron modification tool Bug 16681
  • Middletown Township Public Library, and Pasco County Library System
    • Add multiple copies to a basket at once Bug 14752
  • North Central Regional Library System
    • Add ability to limit the number of open purchase suggestions a patron can make Bug 15128
  • Northeast Kansas Library System
    • Add logging of hold modifications Bug 14642
    • Self Check – Give SCO separate control for AllowItemsOnHoldCheckout Bug 15131
    • Add qualifier menu to staff side “Search the Catalog” Bug 14902
    • Add command-line script to batch delete items based on data in items table Bug 14504
  • Plano Independent School District
    • Self check – Add audio alerts (custom sound notifications) to web based self checkout Bug 16732
  • Southeastern Wisconsin Information Technology Exchange, Inc.
    • Link to OPAC view from within subscriptions, search and item editor Bug 14790
    • Add edit catalog and edit items links to serials toolbar Bug 16745
    • Add author and link columns to opac course reserves table Bug 15853
  • Vermont Organization of Koha Automated Libraries
    • Patron Quick Add Form Bug 3534
    • Allow patron anonymize/bulk delete tool to be limited by branch Bug 15023

New sysprefs

  • AggressiveMatchOnISSN
  • AllowItemsOnHoldCheckoutSCO
  • ArticleRequests
  • ArticleRequestsMandatoryFields
  • ArticleRequestsMandatoryFieldsItemsOnly
  • ArticleRequestsMandatoryFieldsRecordOnly
  • CheckPrevCheckout
  • DefaultPatronSearchFields
  • HoldsLog
  • HouseboundModule
  • IntranetCatalogSearchPulldown
  • MaxItemsToDisplayForBatchDel
  • MaxItemsToProcessForBatchMod
  • MaxOpenSuggestions
  • NovelistSelectStaffEnabled
  • NovelistSelectStaffView
  • OPACHoldingsDefaultSortField
  • OPACResultsLibrary
  • OPACXSLTListsDisplay
  • PatronQuickAddFields
  • PatronSelfRegistrationEmailMustBeUnique
  • PatronSelfRegistrationLibraryList
  • PatronSelfRegistrationPrefillForm
  • RefundLostOnReturnControl
  • ReplyToDefault
  • ReturnpathDefault