Pika Release Notes for 04/07/2016

Pika Release Notes for 2016.03.0 Release

Released on 4/7/2016

Records can now be ungrouped manually.

  • Users with Cataloging Permissions can access a new option in the Cataloging section of the sidebar called Records To Not Merge.

  • This option allows users to manually identify a record based on its ID which should not be grouped with other records.  

  • Records that are ungrouped can be manually grouped with other records if needed based on their new work id.

Publisher and Publication Dates now show in search results for all records

For patrons with login configuration set to barcode/pin, the patron barcode will show within the account settings

Adjustments to library manager and location manager permissions

  • Greatly restricted permissions for these 2 roles

  • Library Manager permissions now include only

    • System Message, Contact Links, Browse Categories, Widgets, Holiday Hours, Sidebar Links
       

  • Location Manager permissions now include only

    • Browse Categories, Widgets and Hours
       

Changes to indexing of order records for Flatirons

  • Now shows additional order statuses and does not include records with cataloging date filled out.

Bug Fixes

  • Record Grouping was not properly indexing records after merging

  • Titles enclosed in brackets group properly

  • Renew All specifies which titles failed renewal

  • Fixes for logins in Sierra/Millennium for Patrons that have HTML reserved characters in their patron record

  • OverDrive MediaDo records are indexed properly

  • When a user receives the automatic logout warning, the timer will now reset after they indicate they want to continue

  • Improvements to the intervals between record changes in the ILS and display of that information within Pika.

  • Loan rule determiners with ptypes longer than 50 characters were being cut off.

Other Changes

  • Increased Memory on Wake County and Anythink servers

  • Sideloading setups for Marmot (ebrary, Colorado State Gov Docs)

  • New Favicon for Englewood

Digital Archive Work in Pika

  • Migration of data for Fort Lewis

  • Display full metadata for people

  • Display of Genealogy data for People.  I.e. http://evld2.marmot.org/Archive/person:4748/Person

  • Display of objects that are directly related to a person

  • Setup for Cattlemen’s Days

  • Setup for Three Wire Winter

Other Non-Pika work

  • Migration of data for Longmont

Meeting Date: 
Tuesday, April 5, 2016
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