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    Items unlinked from holdings record


    • Product: Aleph
    • Product Version: 20, 21, 22, 23
    • Relevant for Installation Type: Dedicated-Direct, Direct, Local, Total Care



    We have found a collection of item records (an example being 004545901-10)  that are not linked to their holdings. Is there a way to find out how these came unlinked?  


    As can be seen by comparing z30h_rec_key 004545901-000010-000002 (an item history record) to the current 004545901-10 z30 record, on March 11, 2016, at 15:49, its z30_hol_doc_number_x changed from 005974979 to the current 006763023. And, as can be seen from the last CAT field in the xxx60 006763023 HOL record: 

    CAT L $$c20160311$$lXXX60$$h1817 

    that record was deleted that same day at 18:17. (But note that it lacks any $$a subfield indicating the user or process that performed the deletion.)

    In this case, it seems that this HOL record was accidentally deleted as part of cleaning up a bad manage-50 load.  It seems that when an HOL record is being deleted the system doesn't always warn you of the fact that there are still items linked to the HOL record. 



    • Article last edited: 14-Apr-2016