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    "Merge Method should be defined" error for External Resources import/merge

    • Product: Alma




    An error is given, "Merge Method should be defined", when trying to merge/overlay a record in the Metadata Editor - with newer version of their OCLC originals, or another External Search resource.

    What to check?


    Try to link again a Merge Method to the Resource with these steps:

    1. Go to: Configuration > Resources > External Search Resources.
    2. Click: WorldCat (or any other resource).
    3. Select one of the Merge Methods.
    4. Save.


    Additional Information

    Click for more regarding "Configuring External Search Resources".



    • Article last edited: 31-JAN-2019