Release Notes for 10/02/2018

Pika Release Notes 2018.09.0
Release date : October 9, 2018 (Tuesday after MUG)
New Functionality
  • Wake County ROA Patron Integrations
    • Patron login functionality
    • Placing, canceling, freezing, thawing holds; Changing pick up location
    • Renew a Check Out
      • Disallow renewal of LuckDay CheckOuts (using Item Type) for Wake County
    • Display of My Holds
    • Display of My Check Outs
    • Display of Fines/Messages
  • AspenCat ByWater migration
    • Started working with initial SIP calls.
  • Pika “Renew All” functionality (when the ILS doesn’t have it own Renew All) will not attempt to renew titles that it knows are not renewable.
    • Does not apply to Sierra or CARL.X
  • Addison Public Library Discovery Partner Implementation
    • Initial set up, including preliminary indexing, is complete.
    • Sierra Scheduler job working successfully
  • Sacramento Public Library Discovery Partner Implementation
    • Sierra Scheduler job working successfully
    • Implementing and configuring sideloads for discovery
      • RBDigital magazines, BookFlix, Gale Virtual Reference Library, Hoopla
    • Final theming customizations
    • Wrapping up loose ends for November go-live
Bug Fixes
  • Online self-registration for Anne Arundel selects patron’s preferred library as their default in the ILS
  • “More Info” pop-up in record view displays “expand editions” actions in pop-up window rather than page behind the pop-up
  • Docuseek2 for Colorado Mountain College
    • New sideload offering
  • RBDigital Magazines for Santa Fe
    • Still finishing up, but ready to go live when record set is correct
  • for Anythink
Additional Work
  • UTF-8 encoding for Sierra exports
  • Arlington Rebranding
  • Lake County Public Library Marmot migration and implementation
    • Currently in-progress, Pika training on October 15th
  • Several individual trainings with libraries 
  • No new updates since last Discovery Committee meeting (9/4/18)
Meeting Date: 
Tuesday, 2018, October 2
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