Loansome Doc patron categories

Affiliated Patron:  A patron who has an affiliation with the library or organization that is providing Loansome Doc service, for example, hospital staff, physicians with hospital privileges.

 

Unaffiliated Health Professional:  A patron who is a health professional, but does not have an affiliation with the library or organization that is providing Loansome Doc service.

 

Public:  A patron who is a member of the general public.  The patron is not affiliated with the institution and is not a health professional.

 

Patrons self-identify their patron category during registration, but the library has the ability to modify the patron category.  The patron category display on the Loansome Doc Receipt as: "Affiliated", "Unaffiliated", or "Public".

 

Authorized Patron: Indicates that the patron is approved for Loansome Doc services at the specific institution. Each library has the ability to designate whether or not individual Loansome Doc users are authorized to route their requests to their institution. The default value at registration is authorized. If a library no longer wants to serve a patron, they should contact that person by telephone, email or in writing. Select the authorized box on the Loansome Doc Patron screen to remove the check mark. Unauthorized users will not be able to make Loansome Doc requests to your library.