M5 v5-7-15

June 2024

Ver 5.7.15


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.

Advance Cataloging 

     1. NEW FEATURE based on numerous requests from you... A new special report "Class Set Report" has been implemented. It can be found in Find/Replace in "Cataloging Tools" . After doing any search, if you select "Class Set Report" it will show you all the holdings for each title from the search results and show you if it is available or not and who has it on loan. 

    M5 New Class Set Reports video 



     1. NEW FEATURE ...It is now possible to edit user comments before approving them. 

     2. UI improvements. 

     3. When adding a record, if the search type was changed from Standard to Equipment before the logon, Record Editor would load the Book template instead of Equipment. 

     4. The display of call number subfields for bibliographic records in Results and Details now obeys the details_call_subfields key. 

     5. Searching issues in Visual and Enhanced Search involving quoted text have been improved. 

     6. List downloads in MARC or RIS format now use the list name plus the .mrc or .ris extension, respectively. 

     7. Hold and Reserve emails generated from the Results view now include call number and barcode. 



    1. Partial fine payments from being applied in Return Mode has been addressed. 

     2. Carriage returns are now supported in the customized email notification text. 

     3. A scenario involving the Edit Bibliographic function that could cause an erroneous ‘barcode not found’ error, or an incorrect bibliographic record to display, is now handled. 


 Record Editor. 

     1. When saving a record, carriage returns in the subfield data will be replaced with spaces.