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How to Configure Quarterly Prediction Patterns

  • Product: Alma




When creating quarterly prediction patterns using months or seasons, the pattern does not display the text, i.e. month or season name, correctly


To correct this issue:


  1. Open Holdings record in the MD Editor
  2. Click on the magnifying glass next to the 853 field or go to Tools > MARC21 Holdings > Next Predicted Items Information
  3. Instead of including the month or season name in the second level of chronology (j), use the numerical notation, i.e. 05 for May or 21 for Spring


  • Article last edited: 08-06-2016