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====== 1. ====== ===== ===== ===== General functionality =====



The system must:




incorporate the following functions:


==== R1 ====
bibliographic database management (including authority control)


==== R2 ====
OPAC and end user services


==== R3 ====
circulation control


==== R4 ====
acquisitions


==== R5 ====
serials control


==== R6 ====
document delivery and inter-library loans


==== R7 ====
management information


==== R8 ====
be integrated with data only needing to be entered once to support all functions


==== R9 ====
support realtime updating in all functions


==== R10 ====
track staff operations for audit purposes


==== R11 ====
provide for progressing material through the various stages of processing, so that at all times the current status of an item can be shown, e.g. on order, in cataloguing


==== R12 ====
provide for multi-site operation


==== R13 ==== === === comply with the relevant provisions of the Disability Discrimination Act 1995


==== R14 ==== === === comply with the Web Accessibility Initiative Level AA


==== R15 ==== === === comply with the relevant provisions of the Special Educational Needs and Disability Act 2001


==== R16 ==== === === comply with the provisions of the Data Protection Act 1998



=== === === Operation and user interface ===



The system must:


==== R17 ====
provide a graphical user interface in all functions


==== R18 ====
provide for direct access between functions where workflows dictate this


==== R19 ====
allow staff to initiate a database search from any point in the system where workflows dictate this


==== R20 ====
provide for use of function/hot keys for frequently used functions


==== R21 ====
allow navigation tasks to be performed via the keyboard as well as with a mouse


==== R22 ====
allow different searching/display options for staff for different functions


==== R23 ====
allow library-defined inactivity time-outs in all functions



=== === === Help ===

==== R24 ====
The system must have help facilities, to include:


==== R25 ====
screen examples


==== R26 ====
context-sensitive help


==== R27 ====
search option for help on given topics


==== R28 ==== === === tutorials



=== === === Customisation and configuration ===



The Library must be able to customise the system in the following areas:


==== R29 ====
screen layouts for public access


==== R30 ====
bibliographic fields and field labels


==== R31 ====
indexes


==== R32 ====
record displays


==== R33 ====
help texts


==== R34 ====
The interface for system configuration must be consistent with the rest of the system



=== === === Access to the system ===

==== R35 ====
Access to the system must be password protected


==== R36 ====
Access should be prevented if a pre-set number of tries is exceeded




The system must allow:


==== R37 ====
different levels of access to functions/sub-functions according to level of user


==== R38 ====
suppression of disallowed options


==== R39 ====
restriction of groups of users/workstations to specific functions


==== R40 ====
maintenance of access levels by the Library


ukcs_general_functionality.txt · Last modified: 2018/06/26 20:25 (external edit)