[Koha] Idea for development - library floor plan on OPAC
nengard at gmail.com
Wed Feb 17 12:12:25 NZDT 2010
That was kind of my thought in sharing it here :)
On Tue, Feb 16, 2010 at 6:10 PM, Agnes Rivers-Moore <arm at hanover.ca> wrote:
> Nicole, thanks for the Bugzilla reference. I see no comments since almost a
> year ago, and no votes for it yet, so I hope to encourage some interest.
> I was thinking of something that would translate existing library location
> data (call number, item category, location and branch) from the item, rather
> than adding extra data as described ("create a new authorized type
> “maplinks” then allow Koha administrators to put in any content they want").
> Call number may be more precise than needed, but I think call number ranges
> should work, such as Junior Fiction A-J.
> I have added my thoughts to the "bug", and hope others will add comments and
> Nicole Engard wrote:
>> There is an enhancement request for this:
>> Also there is a library that did this with their Koha system ages ago
>> -- not sure what version they were using.
>> On Tue, Feb 16, 2010 at 1:17 PM, Agnes Rivers-Moore <arm at hanover.ca>
>>> Hi all
>>> I would like to imagine a feature for Koha's OPAC, where the customer
>>> can click on a 'Where is it?" button for any title that is available on
>>> shelf, and be presented with a library plan showing the section where
>>> the item should be.
>>> For instance, if the person looked up Pride & Prejudice, and the library
>>> has a copy in their Classics section, on the lower floor at the end of
>>> the Fiction shelving, the plan would show the shelving layout with the
>>> appropriate shelf area highlighted.
>>> This would of course require some work from each library to create the
>>> shelf layout, and then link it to categories or call number ranges in
>>> Just an idea, would this be hard to do, and is there interest out there?
>>> Agnes Rivers-Moore
>>> Assistant Librarian
>>> Hanover Public Library
>>> Koha mailing list
>>> Koha at lists.katipo.co.nz
> Agnes Rivers-Moore
> Assistant Librarian
> Hanover Public Library
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