[Koha] User History
nicole.engard at liblime.com
Sat Feb 21 08:28:32 NZDT 2009
I do know of some US public libraries that are using this because so
many of their patrons want it. That said, I agree with Owen that we
need a opt-in/opt-out option so that the patrons are responsible for
their own information.
Nicole C. Engard
Open Source Evangelist, LibLime
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On Thu, Feb 19, 2009 at 11:31 PM, Rosalie Blake <rosablake at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi Melanie
> As Chris said, we use the reading histories a lot. We thought initially that
> the honebound readers would be the main beneficiaries, but other people love
> it. And it's absolutely invaluable for the reader who comes in wanting to
> borrow again the book they had several months ago that had a title something
> like XYZ*%J - but not enough like it to find it by keyword. The reading
> history often identifies the right title.
> And further, it's useful evidence when someone comes in and challenges a
> fine from some time past. The reading history records the date the item was
> due back, and the actual date it was returned.
> It works for us!
> Rosalie Blake
> Horowhenua Library Trust
> On Fri, Feb 20, 2009 at 1:02 PM, Chris Cormack <chris at bigballofwax.co.nz>
>> On Fri, Feb 20, 2009 at 12:08 PM, Melanie Hedgespeth
>> <melanie at salpublib.org> wrote:
>> > Does anyone utilize the patrons reading history option for users? If so
>> > why, and if not, why not?
>> Hi Melanie
>> Horowhenua Library Trust use this a lot, mostly for home bound
>> borrowers or rest homes.
>> They don't want to send people the same book they just sent them last week
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