It is recommended to delete bib records without inventory in Alma to prevent discovery issues. The following bib records should not be delete and they should be suppressed so they do not display in Primo VE:
NOTE: Institutions who choose to retain bib records without inventory should be in the practice of suppressing all bib records without inventory so they do not display in Primo VE.
To identify bib records without inventory perform the following advanced repository search:
Expand the search it include or excludes Tag Suppressed (Title) Yes or No:
IZ only bib records can be deleted in the MD Editor. NZ linked record need to be unlinked from the NZ prior to deleting the record in the MD Editor.
To delete an IZ only bib record without inventory:
To delete an NZ linked bib record without inventory:
IZ or NZ linked bib records can be deleted from a set of bib records and by running the "Delete Bibliographic Records" job. The "Delete Bibliographic Records" job will withdraw the bib record from the library's IZ. If the bib record is linked to the NZ, the NZ record will not be deleted and it will remain in the NZ.
To delete a set of bib records you need to have one of the following roles:
Note: There must not be open/active orders on bib records in order for them to be withdrawn
To delete a set of bib records without inventory: