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10 January 2020

Note

This release has been delayed until 25 January 2020. Content is subject to change until the official release.

What's New?

Take a look at these highly-request features!



Merge patrons. That’s right! Now you can merge one patron with another, and keep all their lists, reviews, charges, checkouts, and more.




Card Expiring Notice report. Let patrons know their library cards are expiring soon with this email notice report.






Print more. Change the font size on your 5x10 labels, and print your results in Search with cover art!

Important

If you self-host on a Mac, hold off updating to macOS 10.15 Catalina. Alexandria may be 64-bit compatible in an upcoming release.


New & Improved

Import
  • Fixed patron imports to respect the Ignore Leading Zeros on Barcodes preference.
Items Management
  • Improved SmartMARC to append instead of overwrite the genre tag (655_a) for existing items.
Operations Management
  • Updated Operation Summary files to include the app name in the header (Alexandria Librarian or Alexandria Textbook Tracker).
Patrons Management
Preferences
  • Removed the Allow Spaces in Barcodes option in Barcode Preferences.
  • Fixed a bug that was deleting data in the Grade and Lexile Tables.
Reports
  • Added the Card Expiring Notice report to both Alexandria and Textbook Tracker, which allows you to send notifications to patrons whose library cards are expiring soon.
Researcher
  • Changed printed Search results total terminology from Bibliographies to Results.
  • Corrected a bug that was causing HTML markup to display in title summaries.
System
  • Improved performance and reliability.
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