Bug 15492

Summary: Self-Check module stand alone check-in
Product: Koha Reporter: Nicole C. Engard <nengard>
Component: Self checkoutAssignee: Bugs List <koha-bugs>
Status: NEW --- QA Contact: Testopia <testopia>
Severity: enhancement    
Priority: P5 - low CC: mshafer, veron
Version: master   
Hardware: All   
OS: All   
URL: http://devs.bywatersolutions.com/projects/self-check-module-stand-alone-check-in/
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Description Nicole C. Engard 2016-01-06 16:17:29 UTC
This would work very similarly to the current check-in module on the staff client, except that patron information won’t be displayed. Once all books are scanned in for check-in, a “Finish” button can be clicked in order to return to the main shelf-checkout screen to login with ID and checkout books as normal.

Work to be done:
1) Create new sco-checkin.pl script
2) Create new sco-checkin.tt template
3) Make sco-checkin.pl accept barcodes and mark items as returned
4) If item cannot be returned ( i.e. AddReturn returns 0 ) request that the item be taken to a library for returning.

Seeking Co-sponsors: http://devs.bywatersolutions.com/projects/self-check-module-stand-alone-check-in/
Comment 1 mshafer@ckls.org 2016-10-13 16:24:36 UTC
This development would be great for schools. With severe budget cuts, many school libraries are only staffed a few hours a week. So much of the library circulation is done with self-checkout. In elementary schools the checkout process is simple and easy to use. However, using the self checkout as it is now for CHECKINs it too complicated for grade schoolers. self checkin: Log Into SelfCheckout with patron number, scan card, select Return this Item; Renew this Item or Cancel. A stand alone checking would be just what this situation needs!