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    How to split VIDEO's into a separate Collection

    • Article Type: General
    • Product: Aleph
    • Product Version: 20

    We would like to split the media types in our media collection so that videos, scores, recordings and some other media can be isolated in reports, shelf reading, etc.

    For example - all the videos in MEDIA would get moved to new collection VIDEO (or some such designation)

    tab40.eng: MEDIA LUCIA L Media
    tab40.eng VIDEO LUCIA l Video Collection

    The designation "MEDIA" is in the 852 holding record, and the material type DVD or VIDCA are in tab25.

    (Note: Since the abc01 X852-ITEM-OVERRIDE is set to "Y" and the X852-ITEM-OVERRIDE-C is, by default, set to "Y", this change must be made through the HOL record: updating the item record directly will *not* work.)

    1. Run p_ret_adm_01 in ABC50 to get the record numbers of items with z30_material DVD or VIDCA

    2. Use the output from step 1 as input to p_manage_70 (in ABC50), specifying "Item-to-hol" as the Convert Type.

    3. Use the output from step 2 as input to p_manage_21 in the ABC60 library. Specify that you want 852 $$cMEDIA changed to $$cVIDEO .

    As described in KB 8192-1703, the propagation of this HOL record change to the associated item records is performed by the abc60 ue_01.

    • Article last edited: 10/8/2013