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    Deleting "stub" Course Reserve doc records not attached to CNO

    • Article Type: General
    • Product: Aleph
    • Product Version: 18.01

    Description:
    We are following the procedure to purge the ABC30 of bib records not attached to a CNO as outlined in KB 16384-4993. We ran p_ret_01 in ABC30 and retrieved 3049 records.

    Before we run p-manage-33 to delete these, I have a quick question:

    One type of bib record retrieved was just a stub. Do they need to be retained as a placeholder so that the bib system number does not get used again? Is it OK to delete these?
    Example: Bib System number 000000001

    In Util F4: 000000001 000144 0004 0008FMT LBK0030LDR L-----nam----------a-----0040

    Resolution:
    Two things:

    1. p_manage_33 does not physically delete records. It leaves a stub record (with the LDR, "DEL Y", etc., fields).

    2. In assigning new doc numbers the system uses the util g/2 last-doc-number value. It does not reuse lower numbers.


    • Article last edited: 10/8/2013