Local Tools 1.7.1 Released – Now with More Stats & Graphs

This is potentially our last release before 1.8, which will provide us with a better platform for some bigger features and user experience improvements.  The feedback we’ve been getting on the recent releases of Local Tools from some of the tool libraries we work with has been fabulous.  Keep an eye out for more updates soon!

New Features

  • [LEND-566] – Updates to the Admin dashboard, including lending library status widget, and additional graphs
  • [LEND-604] – Report by tools (per org) that have been out the most often (# of loans)
  • [LEND-635] – Add ability to browse by category

Bugs Fixed

  • [LEND-630] – Remove “view outstanding items” from the “User has overdue items” warning – the items are visible in the cart
  • [LEND-663] – Error when trying to preview reminder emails if the organization has not set their email reminder template yet
  • [LEND-674] – Can’t use quick check in/out form for certain items
  • [LEND-680] – Transaction problems related to membership expiration
  • [LEND-682] – Edit account page is missing username in title and page header
  • [LEND-683] – Error editing user with site-admin tools (MembershipFees not found)
  • [LEND-684] – Duplicate GUID in the transaction_line_item table. They were caused by previous update


  • [LEND-650] – Remove link to old check in page from various places
  • [LEND-651] – Change the checkin/checkout box to only go to the cart
  • [LEND-658] – Get rid of duplicated code
  • [LEND-659] – Add time to inventory rebuild message
  • [LEND-676] – Change wording for new combined check in/out page
  • [LEND-675] – Stop logging full email messages to debug
  • [LEND-660] – Improve search and browse
  • [LEND-691] – Use smaller thumbnails for cart and other tool list pages
You can also check out what’s new in version 1.7 or contact us about becoming a beta tester.