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The filter called Bookings on-site has been expanded to offer
more ways to filter your booking display.
The expanded title display has been improved.
The display of Next avail: dates on the order form is now
easier to understand because the year in included if either date is
not in the current year (e.g. Next avail: 13-Dec-17 -- 28-Feb-18).
You can now use Update>Order>Extend/Renew to shorten a booking
by selecting a New Return date that is less than the current return
It is now much easier to use Medianet Client web from small
screen devices (e.g. cell phones & tablets). Give it a try!
The [Avail] button will only be included in the short title
display if there is bookable inventory. Previously the button
displayed but when used, showed no inventory.
On the expanded serach page (Format and Audience Level filters are
expanded for multiple choices), be aware that these filters are
optional. The label for each has been improved to make this clearer.
When you are looking at a title display, you can now copy the URL
you see in your browser's address bar and share that with friends by
including it in an email or other document. The URL displayed is
persistent and will always take the user to the correct title.
The subject search link which is automatically displayed at
the top of the search results page has been improved:
Search results now contain one-click buttons [Show Titles in
this Series] beside each series header returned.
Clicking this button adds the series members to the current search
results so they can be easily added to the order form. Click [Hide
Titles in this Series] to collapse the display.
If you see multiple Medianet accounts when logging in, you
will see a new radio button on the Display-Bookings
page called All my accounts.
Click this radio button and [Search] and you will see all of your
bookings for all of your Medianet accounts.
You can also Cancel or Extend bookings from any of your accounts at
If you log into the Medianet web using your LDAP (i.e. standard
network) username and password: passwords of up to 30 characters are
now supported (up from 16).
Support has been added for the Chrome browser so that checkboxes on
the search page now persist if the user leaves the page, then
returns via backarrow.
For sites that are integrated with Curio CBC digital content, as
you click the link to view content, you will be required to do a 1-time simple
registration. This will then allow you to take advantage of all Curio
CBC web site features.
Several releases ago, a subject
search link was added to the search results page
that allowed you to re-use your search text to do a subject search.
This link appears at the top of the search results page and is now
bolded so it will stand out to you as a reminder of this helpful
The format of the booking display has been changed to improve
readability. Column headers are now shaded and the spacing of the
information in the table has been improved.
You will notice the button is available for use from within your
My List display.
Use the pick button to add your favorite titles to the order form
so you can book them.
There is a new feature on the Order/Bookings-Cancel page.
It is the Re-book cancelled items checkbox.
If you check the box, then each item you cancel will automatically
be brought to the order form for immediate re-booking.
Very handy if you need to change the receive/use date on one or more of
your orders; re-booking will re-calculate all dates.
Depending upon the level of site-customization in place, this
Medianet Web site will have a new look which will include new colors,
fonts, buttons, etc.
Keep a peraonal list of titles for future ordering/reference. Use
the new button on the full title display to add this title to
Access your My List anytime using the tab or link in the bottom
For digital video, you can choose to play in the embedded window on
the screen or you can click the Launch Player radio button and that
will use the player appropriate for the video being streamed.
You may notice a new slide show of images for a title. Click the
arrows to scroll through these images. Click any of the thumbnails to
see the full image.
The Showdate and Endshow column headers on the order form
have been changed to You Receive and Return.
Likewise, similar column headers in other displays have also
The multi-media drop down menu on the web search page now
distinguishes between an Image linked to a title as a resource
(e.g. a picture of Kit contents or of Equipment) vs an image
auto-displayed as part of the title synopsis (e.g. picture of
DVD case or Book cover). Selecting Image from the drop down
will find titles with a resource linked. The automatically
displayed images are categorized as Image(auto-shown) in the
The multi-media drop down menu is now sorted alphabetically
so finding the desired multi-media filter is easier.
When the button is used from the search page, the
formats and audience levels are now displayed in a more
efficient 3 column layout (previously it was 2 columns).
The full display of a title that has an image as a resource (e.g. a
picture of Kit contents or of Equipment) the
icon has been replaced by a thumbnail of the full image.
Many searches now display results up to 90% faster than before.
Searching by Keyword is now more accurate as all automatic
filtering has been removed. Previously any 1 or 2 character
search text was dropped and so were a collection of noise
words (e.g. and, was, etc.). Now with the much improved
speed of web catalog searching, this filtering is no longer
necessary so all search text is included.
You can now find Learn360 digital content more easily in Medianet
as you can now search by series name.
You may also notice the new More terms displayed for
Learn360 titles. These search terms will help you find
Learn360 content in the Medianet web catalog.
You can now search for and display chapters of streaming video
titles. These chapters will be live links from the full video display
Subject searching is possible for DE streaming content.
The bookings displayed for Cancel and Extend/Renew actions will
no longer be cluttered with orders associated with the Routing System
which is used for journal subscriptions, rotating boxes of classroom
If you wish to cancel your participation in the routing
system, please use the signup page to un-subscribe.
If you wish to keep an item from this routing
system longer, please contact staff to make that request.
The text you use for a web catalog search is now displayed as a
new link to do a Subject Browse.
The new link appears at the top of the search results page as part of the hint:
(hint: search may be revised at bottom of page or do subject
search on: math):
The new link will do a subject browse using the same text and
from there you can follow subject links or
related term links (i.e. See and See also terms) to
Once you have cancelled an order, the Re-Book option is
available on the cancellation confirmation page. This makes it much
easier to cancel and immediately re-book an order.
If your media library is licensed for Learn360 access, note that language
is now available as a filter on the search page and will also be a part of the
full title display.
The Forgot your password is now more prominent on the login
page to encourage its use as you'll receive immediate help logging
into the web. A new account should only ever be requested is you
don't already have one.
The issue of IE8 not properly displaying the full title page has
been resolved. The expanded title display page will display properly
using this browser. It was only IE8 that had this issue.