Suggestions for usability improvements in eBook API OverDrive circ features

Bug #1786101 reported by Jessica Woolford on 2018-08-08
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Bug Description

Evergreen version: 3.1.4

1) Instead of showing format options in a drop-down lists, the options should either be individual links or radio buttons. This will allow the patron to see all their options during download and check out. As is, many patrons will click the "Check Out" or "Download" button without considering their options. Also, in my testing I had a few instances when I didn't realize a different option was chosen by default from the Download menu than from what I had chosen in the Check Out menu.

2) At check out and when downloading items, instead of labeling the options by format, they should be labeled by what the patron will do with the item. For example:

overdrive-epub-ebook/Adobe EPUB eBook = Download ebook and read in OverDrive app
overdrive-ebook/OverDrive Read = Read ebook in your browser
kindle-ebook/OverDrive Kindle = Transfer ebook to Kindle

overdrive-mp3-audiobook/OverDrive MP3 Audiobook = Download audibook and listen in OverDrive app
overdrive-audiobook/OverDrive Listen = Listen to audiobook in your browser

I am, of course, open to other wording suggestions and thoughts.

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