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  1. Please add a link for the serials holding record to the bib record for serials, either under the Links menu or by displaying the serials record ID. Because the search box in Leap only retrieves bib records, often staff forget that they are looking at the bib record for a serial and so they have to perform a new search using the Find tool to get to the holding record. The only workaround I've found is to click on one of the items and then click the issue record ID, as on that workform the serials holding record ID displays…

    2 votes

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  2. At times our vendors send us a substitution for the item we ordered. It would be helpful to be able to change the dollar amount in the POLI when this happens so that the encumbered funds accurately reflect what is on order.

    5 votes

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  3. Allow POLIs and INVLIs to be moved by staff with the correct permissions to a different bib than they were ordered on.

    We regularly order something that the vendor record matches to an ISBN in our catalog - sometimes this is because we have multiple ISBNs on a bib but the record is for a particular version, sometimes (mostly with AV) it is because the UPC has not been assigned as unique (rated and unrated versions, for example).

    When this happens, we would like the ability to move and reassociate the POLIs and INVLIs with the bib that houses the…

    7 votes

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  4. Currently, Floating's Load Balancing option can only be enabled at the System-Level in Polaris. I am on a shared Polaris server where one library system wants Load Balancing and one library system does not want it. This leaves us with not turning the feature on. It would be nice to allow Floating's Load Balancing option to be set at the Library-Level.

    6 votes

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  5. Adding smaller vendors allows us to receive better discounts when we can order direct.

    2 votes

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  6. To be able to select multiply purchase order line segments and make a bulk change to a particular field, (eg. coll. code, fund code) Sometimes an error occurs in the import process and each line has to be populated manually. It would be amazing to be able to select an entire column and make the change.

    21 votes

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  7. When constructing an order, the latest ISBN from the bib record is used. It would be helpful if instead, the vendor could put the preferred ISBN/UPC into the 970 and when the PO was built, that PO number could be pulled from the 970 for the library rather than displaying a red exclamation and requiring the staff to manually check the PO to make sure Polaris selected the proper ISBN/UPC from the order record.

    26 votes

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  8. The weeding workflow and weeding record sets were added to LEAP in Polaris 7.5. I would like some more functionality in the weeding record sets at all stages of the approval process -- namely being able to bulk change and delete records from the set, being able to remove records from an approved record set, and being able to unapprove a list.

    I know there are options in the weeding template to change the record status to withdrawn and have the records automatically deleted when approved. However, we change our records to a status of "weeded" (we took over bindery)…

    7 votes

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  9. I would like an option to bulk print spine labels in 2 different circumstances. 1. For all items on a particular purchase order. 2. From a file (similar to the Check In>Action>Load From File works.

    9 votes

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  10. Electronic invoicing has been available with EBSCO through Innovative for years. This is a big set back not having this feature with Polaris.

    6 votes

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  11. Currently, there is only one way to receive and invoice orders in Leap. This workflow consists of receiving the line item from the purchase order and copying it to the invoice. In the Client, staff have the option to use a more efficient process called Rapid Receipt. Rapid Receipt allows line items to be received and copied to the invoice at the same time. In our consortia, a significant amount of libraries use Rapid Receipt. They are concerned that it has not been added to Leap yet. Since Rapid Receipt is available in the Client, the same functionality should be…

    23 votes

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  12. Making LEAP more accessible and usable for everyone is key to system-wide adoption. I know LEAP can be finicky when display and text scaling and zoom levels are beyond 100%. But improving support for larger text would be a game-changer for many! I have a couple suggestions that I think could make a big difference:

    1. Support zoom and text resize beyond 100% throughout LEAP, especially with the Find Tool, so users with vision needs can actually read the text. This small enhancement would be huge!

    2. Perform a VPAT and implement recommendations. This will uncover ways to improve overall accessibility per…

    16 votes

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  13. It is frustrating that Polaris allows items that have not been received to circulate. There is probably not a connection between the PO status and the item status – but it sure would be nice if there was! We recently had an incident where items were distributed to branches before having been invoiced and received. A few days later when the invoice was processed, the items were all changed to a status of In-Process, even though they had already been checked out or were in a status of Being Held. It was very difficult to correct. One solution would be…

    9 votes

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  14. Create step-by-step instructions and documentation for Polaris Inventory Manager; how to install it, set things up, using record sets, etc. There really is nothing available that we can share with our libraries; there is a webinar on inventory, but it does not really discuss install and set-up.
    The same documentation for inventory via check-in would also be greatly appreciated.

    6 votes

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  15. We would like the ability to match POLIs with on-order item templates on more data points, specifically shelf location, statistical code, and call number prefix. I expect that this means there would need to be extra fields to enter the POLI, and that would work out fine if that enabled the item records to be created accurately.

    Our libraries use different shelf locations, statistical codes, and call number prefixes for items within the same collection. When placing an order, items are created from the on-order item templates, and only match on 3 data points: assigned branch, collection, and material type.…

    33 votes

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  16. Unless I'm doing something wrong, when I am in a PO and go into a PO LINE to check ISBN, discount or whatever, I hit save and go back and it takes me to the top of the PO. Some of my PO's are really big so I'd like to know how to just go back to the spot I was at before instead of the top.

    19 votes

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  17. Please allow us to print the PO summary like the "All views" printing in the client. Our business office requires this, so we cannot use Leap without this.

    8 votes

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  18. In Polaris, when you are in an INLI you can click the New button you get the option to Copy Existing Work Form. The new INLI retains some values from the existing one (e.g. fund, title, author).
    In LEAP you need to exit the INLI, and then click the New Line Item button, which does not fill in any of the information. Makes adding line items slower and more repetitive when you need to re-enter everything.

    17 votes

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  19. Enable multiline selections/changes for claims. That is, don't make us select each and every one separately to update to Backordered!

    4 votes

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  20. Acquisitions staff would like the ability to un-release a purchase order. Currently, once a purchase order is released, you are unable to go back and make any changes if you realize you made a mistake. Instead, acquisitions staff are having to delete the entire PO and start a new one from scratch.

    32 votes

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