M5 v5-7-14

August 2023

Ver 5.7.14


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.



  1. NEW FEATURE. It is now possible to reserve items from the Search Results page. If there are available holdings, a Hold transaction will be created on the first available holding. If all the holdings are unavailable, a Reserve transaction will be created.
  2. The Booking experience has been improved.
  3. When adding new Recommended Reading items they will now be inserted at the beginning of the list.
  4. Emailing the List (Bookbag) will fall back on the sender value in Global.ini, if the library_mailto is undefined.




  1. Customized email notifications will now be saved under the Installation, so each Library can have separate customizations.


 Record Editor.


  1. An error that allowed Record Editor to purge patrons with open transactions in secondary databases has been resolved.
  2. Issues in non-scoped data where invalid data in 852#a could prevent saving a holding record, or produce detached barcodes, have been addressed.