Matthew Reidsma

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Summon's Two Request Buttons

Yesterday I got a few reports that Summon is putting two request buttons on our book detail pages, each with different functionality. One requests the book from the catalog. The other places an ILL request. The problem is that they LOOK IDENTICAL and the HAVE THE SAME LABEL.

Dumb design

I wrote a quick patch to quickly make the buttons distinguishable until ProQuest fixes it (don’t hold your breath). Here’s what it does:

Less dumb design

Details and code are on Github.