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Archive for February, 2020

Soprano release preview 26th February 2020

We’re pleased to announce that the next release of Soprano is available for preview.

This release consists of the following fix:

Circulation fix

A change in the returns process to improve performance.

Release Procedure

To preview this release

You can preview this release by inserting ‘-demo’ into your tenancy URL after the word ‘soprano’: soprano-demo.capita-libraries.co.uk/{your tenancy name}. Please remember that it accesses your live data.

Release to the live service

This version of Soprano is expected to be released to the live service on Wednesday 4th March 2020.

Comments and contact

If you have any comments, questions or suggestions please get in touch. You can comment here on the Soprano blog or contact our support team directly.  To suggest and discuss additional features please visit the Soprano Ideas Forum.

Soprano release 12th February 2020

We’re pleased to announce that release of Soprano that was in preview yesterday has been released to the live service this morning.

This release includes:

Circulation fix

Following this release, if Soprano is accessed through Chrome or the wrapper, you can now make changes to the item class number and the suffix fields.

Purchasing fix

Following this release, the warnings that there are cancelled or unreceipted items linked to invoices will appear.

Details are given in this release notice.

If you have any comments, questions or suggestions please get in touch. You can comment here on the Soprano blog or contact our support team directly.  To suggest and discuss additional features please visit the Soprano Ideas Forum.

Soprano release preview 11th February 2020

We’re pleased to announce that the next release of Soprano is available for preview.

This release consists of the following fixes:

Circulation fix

Following this release, if Soprano is accessed through Chrome or the wrapper, you can now make changes to the item class number and the suffix fields.

Purchasing fix

Following this release, the warnings that there are cancelled or unreceipted items linked to invoices will appear.

Release Procedure

To preview this release

You can preview this release by inserting ‘-demo’ into your tenancy URL after the word ‘soprano’: soprano-demo.capita-libraries.co.uk/{your tenancy name}. Please remember that it accesses your live data.

Release to the live service

This version of Soprano is expected to be released to the live service on Wednesday 12th February 2020.

Comments and contact

If you have any comments, questions or suggestions please get in touch. You can comment here on the Soprano blog or contact our support team directly.  To suggest and discuss additional features please visit the Soprano Ideas Forum.

Soprano release 6th February 2020

We’re pleased to announce that release of Soprano that was in preview yesterday has been released to the live service this morning.

This release includes:

  • Circulation
    • Circulation fix
  • Serials
    • Changes to the messages displayed under the patterns tab

Details are given in this release notice.

If you have any comments, questions or suggestions please get in touch. You can comment here on the Soprano blog or contact our support team directly.  To suggest and discuss additional features please visit the Soprano Ideas Forum.

Soprano Release Preview 5th February 2020

We’re pleased to announce that the next release of Soprano is available for preview.

This release includes:

  • Circulation
    • Circulation fix
  • Serials
    • Changes to the messages displayed under the patterns tab

Circulation

Circulation fix

Copies will now correctly show if they are on loan in the holdings tab. Previously if a copy was on loan, but there were collection rules that would suppress the copy in Prism, it would look like the item was available at full record level on the Holdings tab when it was on loan. This fix requires LDS 2.9.5

Serials

Changes to the messages displayed under the patterns tab

When a pattern is attached the message now reads: ““Prediction pattern set to pattern_name”

If there are no patterns set or the pattern is not set for the login location then the systems displays the message: “There are no patterns set for this login location, for this serial. To see the patterns (or attach a pattern) please login at a delivery site

Release Procedure

To preview this release

You can preview this release by inserting ‘-demo’ into your tenancy URL after the word ‘soprano’: soprano-demo.capita-libraries.co.uk/{your tenancy name}. Please remember that it accesses your live data.

Release to the live service

This version of Soprano will be released to the live service on Thursday 6th February 2020.

If you need an LDS upgrade

Your current LDS version number is displayed in the footer of Soprano pages. If you require an upgrade to LDS 2.9.5 mentioned for the above features, please raise a support case through the customer support portal.

Comments and contact

If you have any comments, questions or suggestions please get in touch. You can comment here on the Soprano blog or contact our support team directly.  To suggest and discuss additional features please visit the Soprano Ideas Forum.