Feature: Assign multiple permission groups to a staff member

Description

Ability to assign multiple permission groups to a staff member, for example for staff members who have more than one role in the library. For example, a staff person may be assigned both "cataloger" and "selector" permission groups.

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Software Rundown

Software Status Notes
Koha 3.20 (2015) ?
Evergreen 2.8 (2015) YES

The patron registration/edit screen now has an interface for adding secondary permission groups (profiles) to a user account. This gives library staff the ability to assign sets of permissions from multiple permission groups to a single user. For example, if you have a cataloger who also does acquisitions, and you have separate permission groups for Catalogers and Acquisitions, the new UI allows you to add acquisitions as a secondary perm group on the cataloger’s account, thus granting all Acquisitions permissions to that user without changing the user’s primary profile group. (2.7)