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User Centric: User Experience Roadmap

2023 H2 2024 H1 2024 H2
  • Deduplication in the GTI
  • Designate a new address for personal delivery 
  • Request forms with mandatory fields
  • EBook Offers
  • Local physical fulfillment via Rapido tiles

2023 H2

Discovery improvements

What’s New Highlights Impact
Streamline requests to Discover Experience
Further progress to reduce duplications in GTI.
Improve the quality of records in the Rapido holdings index.
Rapido  is a discovery to request solution and there are opportunities for improving the results found in this discovery experience.

Personal delivery workflows

What’s New Highlights Impact
Updating personal delivery address at request time.
Patrons who are eligible for personal delivery can request to pick up resources at an address other than their registered home address.
This enables using the personal delivery service even when no known home address has been uploaded to the system.
It also enables patrons to easily change the registered address when requesting for personal delivery.

2024 H1

Configure Mandatory Fields in Rapido Request Form

What’s New Highlights Impact
Configure which fields are mandatory for Rapido requests Customize Rapido request forms by defining the fields that your library requires your library users to complete. Create clarity for both staff and community library users. Define which request fields are mandatory for your library users, this customization encourages users to provide essential request information to library staff fulfilling the request.

2024 H2

Ebook offer tiles

What’s New Highlights Impact
Within the library discovery experience, users will have Rapido offers available for requesting chapters of ebooks. Ebook chapter requests. Rapido connects libraries and their collections to create a collective collection. Expanding the collection to include ebook chapters expands access, promotes sharing, and provides a consistent user discovery and request experience.

Rapido Tiles for Physical Requests on Locally Held Items

What’s New Highlights Impact
Currently request tiles are used for digital requests and physical items owned by other libraries. The tile experience will be available for locally held physical requests.
Large and intuitive request tile for locally held requests.
Create consistent and intuitive request experience for users regardless of where the content is coming from.
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