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Alma Resource Management

Working with the Metadata Editor in the Institution and Network Zones. Includes indication and normalization rules.

Editing Item Records

Item records may need to be edited to reflect changes with the item and where the item is located, such as:

  • Add or replace a barcode
  • Change an item to a new permanent location
  • Change an item to a temporary location
  • Remove an item from a temporary location
  • Add a POL (Standing Orders)


Items records can be edited:

  • Manually
  • Using the "Change Physical Items" job

Manually Editing an Item Record Workflow

From a Physical Titles Repository Search:

  1. Perform a Physical Titles Search
  2. Click Items from the the ellipses
  3. Click Edit from the ellipses of the item record being edited
  4. The Physical Item Editor Opens
  5. Make the appropriate changes to the record, such as:
    1. Barcode
    2. Permanent Location
    3. Temporary Location
  6. Click Save
  7. Click Back (or < arrow)

 

From a Physical Items Repository Search:

  1. Perform a Physical Items search
  2. Click Items from the ellipses of the item record being edited
  3. The Physical Item Editor Opens
  4. Make the appropriate changes to the record, such as:
    1. Barcode
    2. Permanent Location
    3. Temporary Location
  5. Click Save

Editing a Set of Items Using the "Change Physical Items" Job

Editing the Location on a Set of Item Records Workflow