[Koha] Finding patron's previous card number?
kyle.m.hall at gmail.com
Sat Jun 18 06:03:38 NZST 2016
Would it be worth developing a feature to store previous card numbers in a
new table? Or would having them in the logs be sufficient?
ByWater Solutions ( http://bywatersolutions.com )
Meadville Public Library ( http://www.meadvillelibrary.org )
Crawford County Federated Library System ( http://www.ccfls.org )
On Fri, Jun 17, 2016 at 12:23 PM, BRANNON, CHRISTOPHER <
CBRANNON at cdalibrary.org> wrote:
> Actually this is a very common problem. We run into the same issue here,
> and unless we record the change in patron notes, we have no way to know the
> old number unless the patron recalls it.
> It would be great if the logs recorded these types of changes.
> Christopher Brannon
> IT Coordinator
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> Date: Thu, 16 Jun 2016 14:21:13 -0400
> From: Barton Chittenden <barton at bywatersolutions.com>
> To: Elisa Chandler <echandler at thebluemountains.ca>
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> Are the old cardnumbers on an account that you're deleting, or are they
> simply changed on the borrower's current account?
> If they are on a deleted account, you should be able to run a report on
> the deletedborrowers table. If they're on the current account, there's not
> much you can do.
> On Thu, Jun 16, 2016 at 10:36 AM, Elisa Chandler <
> echandler at thebluemountains.ca> wrote:
> > When we issue a replacement card the patron gets a new library card
> > number. Sometimes we realize a day or two later that we have to merge
> > their old and new card numbers in Overdrive, the e-book system. Does
> > anyone know if there is way to retrieve a patron's previous card number?
> > Thanks!
> > Elisa Chandler
> > Manager of Technical and Virtual Services
> > The Blue Mountains Public Library
> > Leonard E. Shore Memorial Library
> > echandler at thebluemountains.ca<mailto:ebarker at thebluemountains.ca>
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