What is the general goal of the feature?
Enable the search when you have field type barcode.
What are the most likely user stories for how and when this would be used by someone on your team?
this is used many times and mainly for projects when you have ID as barcode. so you cant edit using the search feature.
Can you sketch out graphically how you think this should look/work in practice?
its just to enable the search field as the number or text
How useful would this feature be to other users or organizations?
this would be very useful and with less efforts and using the full functions for kobo.