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    Where do the z30 shelf report and inventory number values come from?

    • Article Type: General
    • Product: Aleph
    • Product Version: 19.01

    What are the following fields and where do their values come from?


    1. The Z30-SHELF-REPORT-NUMBER is updated by the p_item_01, p_item_09, and p_item_10 jobs. It is the number of the run of the job which included this item. All items included in the inventory have the same Z30-SHELF-REPORT-NUMBER.

    2. The Z30-LAST-SHELF-REPORT-DATE is updated by p_item_01 and p_item_04.
    In the case of p_item_01, it is the date the inventory job was run -- and the Z30-SHELF-REPORT-NUMBER was assigned.
    In the case of p_item_04, it is the date the shelf-list report was run.

    3. The Z30-INVENTORY-NUMBER is a unique number which can be typed in, assigned using the util g/2 (z52), or based on Z311 or Z313. This is described in the tab100 header:

    !# Values:Z52 Z311 Z313 Default: Z52
    !# Type: Text; Max Length: 04
    !# tab100 of library: Yes; tab100_<server_type>: No.
    ! Z52 - Z30-INVENTORY-NUMBER can have any value; it can be assigned by
    ! using Z52 sequences, defined by util/g/2; to do so, a question
    ! mark (?) followed by <Z52-sequence> must be entered in the GUI
    ! field "Inventory Number" (e.g. ?inventory-number).
    ! Z311 - Z30-INVENTORY-NUMBER is always assigned by using the Oracle
    ! table Z311 and the ALEPH table ./usm50/tab/tab_z311.
    ! Z313 - Z30-INVENTORY-NUMBER is assigned by locating a relevant Z313 record;
    ! a mere question mark (?), or a question mark followed by <Series>
    ! can be entered in the GUI field "Inventory Number" for the relevant
    ! Z313 record to be found and allocated to Z30-INVENTORY-NUMBER.
    ! However, any other inventory number can be manually entered in this
    ! field (NOT beginning with "?"), to be saved as is in the item
    ! record's field Z30-INVENTORY-NUMBER.

    It is read by the p_item_07 inventory job (and other jobs); it is not assigned by the inventory job.

    4. The Z30_INVENTORY_NUMBER_DATE is the date that the Z30_INVENTORY_NUMBER is assigned. It is *not* the date of a particular p_item_nn job run. Note: there are cases where a Z30_INVENTORY_NUMBER_DATE is assigned even though the Z30_INVENTORY_NUMBER is zero. The Z30_INVENTORY_NUMBER_DATE should be ignored in these cases.

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    • Article last edited: 10/8/2013