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    How to delete catalogue records in bulk?

    • Article Type: General
    • Product: Aleph
    • Product Version: 21

    Desired Outcome Goal:
    Is there a way to delete records in bulk? Items and according BIB records shall be deleted.

    Run Delete Bibliographic Records Including Related ADM/HOL Records (manage-33). The service requires an input file which includes system numbers of bibliographical records and must be located in $alephe_scratch directory.

    for performing deletion of ADM and HOL records the check for linked ADM and HOL records in table xxx01/tab/check_doc should be commented out:
    ! BATCH-DELETE: Check programs attached to the BATCH-DELETE check type are
    ! performed when the Delete Bibliographic Records (p-manage-33) batch process
    ! is run.
    !BATCH-DELETE check_doc_delete_lkr
    !BATCH-DELETE check_doc_delete_item

    Additional Information

    If you have only a list with item numbers you can run Retrieve Record Keys (manage-70) and switch the item numbers to bib system numbers by using parameter ITEM-TO-BIB.

    Category: Cataloging (500)

    • Article last edited: 10/8/2013