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Lock catalog record automatically


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


Can we setup any tab to lock a catalog record if a librarian opens a record from the server?


You can define the number of seconds for default_lock_period and doc_lock_period (you can reach up to 24 hours this way). 

There is no way to permanently lock a record.



  • Article last edited: 12-Mar-2016
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