M5 v5-6-7

January 2019

Ver 5.6.7


Advanced Cataloging.
1. A crash when searching bibs without holdings has been resolved.
2. Collection members can now be printed.
1. Catalog now supports saving records in RIS format from My List. 
2. The way lists are handled has been redesigned in this release.
3. The way records are added to a database in Record Fetch has been redesigned in this release.
4. Logon and session postback queries have been optimized, resulting in increased performance.
5. Compatibility issues with Microsoft Edge have been addressed.
6. Alt and Title elements have been added to the Logo image. These are based on the value of the Title field on the Library Settings section in Setup. Additionally, there is a new logo_alttext key in Setup that allows the user to specify a different value for the Alt and Title attributes.
7. An issue that prevented printing the results of a Patron search has been addressed.
1. Added Email and Phone columns for the Public Library display in the Library Transactions view on screen and in print.
2. An issue that caused receipts to be emailed twice has been addressed.
3. Circulation queries on the Group table have been optimized, resulting in a significant performance increase when loading patrons with large numbers of transactions.
4. An issue that would cause Circulation to hang on startup when the logged in user had access only to Self Mode has been addressed.
Group Editor.
1. Printing of group members has been implemented.
2. An issue where members of a Special Reserve group were not refreshed when viewing the members of another special reserve group has been addressed.

Advanced Cataloging.

  1. In Message Management it is now possible to select the database.
  2. Message Management now allows setting the message type.


  1. The Publication Dates post-query filter now updates based on the Media Type and Reading Program selections.
  2. An issue that caused new templates not to be selectable as default templates have been corrected.


  1. When returning items that have Reserve transactions there is now a ‘Send email’ checkbox on the set-aside dialog. A key is available to set the default selection status for this checkbox.
  2. An issue that prevented the Reserve transaction being created when returning overdue items has been addressed.
  3. When a reserved item is returned the patron will no longer receive two emails. The patron had received the set-aside email as well as the held-for-you email.
  4. The Print receipt PDF window in Chrome now includes a Print button.

Easy Label.

  1. The speed of Barcode label creation has improved when Postgres is searched.
  2. Spine and Barcode label formatting have been improved.
  3. Subfields ‘k’ and ‘m’ are now included in the Call Number in the Barcode label printout.
  4. An error in calculating the length of some titles caused the Barcode label creation to fail.


  1. An issue that could cause a large number of invalid barcodes to be reported has been resolved.
  2. Missing Title and Author information in the Newly Found and Misplaced lists has been added.

Record Editor.

  1. Subfields ‘k’ and ‘m’ are now included in the Call Number in the Barcode label printout.
  2. Spine and Barcode label formatting have been improved.
  3. Barcode label creation no longer fails if the Title contains an ‘&’.