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Notification data inserts

Data inserts represent information that is pulled from the request. For example, if you include ${Title!} and ${RequestId!} in the body of a notification, the title and request ID of the request will be substituted in the data inserts' place. The following table describes the Data Inserts that can be added to email and SMS notifications:

Data insert Description Request field in Tipasa
${ArticleAuthor!} The author of the requested article. Article Author
${ArticleTitle!} The title of the requested article. Article Title
${Author!} The author of the requested item. Author
${CreateDate!} The date the request was created. Requested on
${DOI!} The Digital Object Identifier of the article. DOI
${DueDate!} The lender's due date for the requested item. Due Date
${EditionNote!} The edition of the item. Edition
${EditionType!} The preferred edition of the item. Preferred edition
${Format!} The material type of the requested item. Format
${ISBN!} The International Standard Book Number of the requested item. ISBN
${ISSN!} The International Standard Serial Number of the requested item. ISSN
${Issue!} The issue number of the requested item. Issue/No
${IssueDate!} The issue date of the requested item (only for articles and book chapter requests). Issue Date
${Language!} The language of the requested item. Language
${LenderString!} The lender string used in the request. Lender String
${LendingRestrictions!} The lending restrictions of the requested item. Lending Restrictions
${LinkUserPortal!} A direct link to the user portal. NA
${LocalID!} The local shelving information of the item Local ID
${NeedBeforeDate!} The date the patron needs the requested item before. Need Before
${OCLCNumber!} The OCLC number of the requested item. OCLC
${PMID!} The PubMed Identifier of the requested item. PMID
${Pages!} The page numbers of the requested item. Pages
${PatronDueDate!} The patron's due date for the requested item. NA
${PatronEmail!} The patron's email address. Email (Patron)
${PatronName!} The patron's name. Name
${PatronNote!} Any notes the patron supplied in the request. Notes
${PatronStatus!} The patron's status (e.g., faculty, student). Status (Patron)
${PickupLocation!} The patron's preferred pickup location. Pickup Location
${Publisher!} The publisher of the requested item (includes city of publication, publisher name, and publication date). Publisher
${Renewals!} The number of times the lender has provided a renewal. Renewals
${RequestId!} The request's request ID. Request ID
${RequestStatus!} The status of the request. See ILL statuses for more information. Status (Request Details)
${RequestType!} The type of request (e.g., Copy or Loan). Type
${RequesterBillingNote!} The billing note supplied by the borrower. Billing Notes
${RequesterEmail!} The borrower's email address. Email (Borrowing Information)
${RequesterMaxCost!} The borrower's max cost.

For borrowers:
Maximum Cost


For lenders:
Max Cost

${RequesterNote!} Any notes the borrower added to the request. Borrowing Notes
${RequesterShipVia!} The borrower's shipping method. Ship Via
${RequesterSymbol!} The symbol of the borrower. Borrower
${SupplierShippedDate!} The date the lender shipped the requested item. Shipped Date
${SupplierSymbol!} The symbol of the lender.


Supplier (Request History)

${Title!} The title of the requested item. Title / Journal
${Title20!} The first twenty characters of the title of the requested item. Title / Journal
${UniformTitle!} The uniform title of the requested item. Uniform Title
${UrlAddress!} The supplied URL for the fulfilled request.

AE Alert


${UrlPassword!} The password for the URL where the request item is located. Password
${Verified!} How the requested item was found (e.g., WorldCat Discovery) Verification
${Volume!} The volume number of the requested item. Volume


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