What's coming to Alexandria?
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New look and lots of new features!
New with the Makeover 23.7
Reports beta available! Also, Notices and Labels betas.
Keep an eye out for:
- Report format previews (know which report it is before you run it!)
- Prompts to save your report for later
- Easy category or list viewing
New with the Makeover 23.6
New with the Makeover 23.5
Circulation: Transaction Log retained across sessions
New with the Makeover 23.4
Circulation: Multiple payments print on a single receipt
Merge titles in Items Management
Maps Management joins the Makeover
Portuguese in Librarian
New with the Makeover 22.8/22.9
Series lookup from Circulation
Homeroom tab patron pictures + check-out indicator
Add site codes to your ebook urls so they only show up for patrons searching your site!
Patrons Items Out Count report
See who does and doesn't have a particular title!
Textbook Tracker only. Do you want to see this report in Alexandria? Let us know!
Highlight what's popular in your library!
In Items Management you can now merge duplicate titles!
Tell us how Alexandria is working for you!
How are we doing with the new improvements and features we added? Take the survey.
Beta Early Access & User Research Group
Do you want to see early concepts and beta releases of new features? The easy way is to sign up for our beta access list, where we'll send information, sneak peeks, and early access to beta modules.
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If you are interested in giving more in-depth feedback and contributing to ideas before they reach beta, sign up for our user research group.
Cool new features, coming "sooner"
New Search, Browse, & Explore (betas coming this winter) which includes:
- Logos on patron interfaces
- "Most Popular" in Browse
- "Find more" in Browse
- Browse by Medium
- Sorting and filters in Browse
- Click on the title to see full details
- Shelf View in Search
- Mobile-friendly Search
- And more
TeachingBooks integration (coming this winter)
Updated Security interface in the style of the Makeover (beta coming this winter)
Updated Calendars interface in the style of the Makeover (beta coming this winter)
Updated Utilities interface in the style of the Makeover (beta coming this winter)
Cool new features, coming "later"
Enhanced email notices (more control over 'automatic' emails!)
New icon sets with our cute new icons~ (available this spring from our new support center...)
More advanced selections for reports/labels
Textbooks Coming Due Items Notice & Overdue Items or Unpaid Charge Notice for TT
Updated Policies interface in the style of the Makeover
Special Status Copies report for TT, Recompute Due Date utility for TT
Customize Email Subjects for Report Notices
Reports for cross Library/Textbook Tracker information
Inventory Management for Textbook Tracker
Performance and reliability
Depreciate Circulation Groups in Alexandria, as they are not being used
Add Circulation Groups to Textbook Tracker
Re-engineered Admin (for self-hosted users) (coming this winter)
Improved sessions (not have to log in as often)
Improved password security (coming this summer)
Ongoing (almost every release)
Enhanced operations (ongoing)
UTF-8 support (character optimization) (ongoing)
Utility and report cleanup (fixing formatting, improving security, etc) (ongoing)
More on our list...
Operation summary report (see all saved operations)
New Researcher style (color theme)
Patron Reading Level report
Patron History report from Reports (run it for multiple patrons at once)
New Copy label report for 5x10 TALL
Hold Confirmation "Letter"
Hold Queue Summary report
Custom 3-column reports (make your own report)
Widget Builder & more widgets
Slideshow Builder, or, saving multiple Slideshows
We're also considering...
- Advanced Data Retention (options to keep old data)
- BestMARC for new titles
- A way to run favorite reports from command line, or explore buttons
- A way to consolidate grade table vs authority grades
- Alexandria Researcher iOS app
- A way to browse public saved lists
- A way to automatically change copy condition based on age etc.
- Textbook Tracker "Courses"
- Recommended Titles
- A way for patrons to request items (can do now with a google form...)