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Course reserve item call number missing

  • Article Type: General
  • Product: Alma
  • Relevant for Installation Type: Dedicated-Direct; Direct; Local; Total Care

Added a brief record on a course reserve reading list citation. Author last name was used as the call number. Item created for reserve location. Call number missing on new holding record.

Solution:
1. Click title of saved citation (view bib record).
2. Verify tag of call number (likely 084 $$a)
3. Alma > Resource Management > Resource Configuration > Configuration Menu > Call Number Mapping
4. Add new row - example below
* 852 1st Ind - 8 (other schema)
* Bib Field To Copy - 084?? (5 characters - tag plus indicators)
* Bib Subfields To Copy - a (must match bib subfields)
* 852 Subfield Destinations - h (must match holding subfields)
* Description - Other/Reserve/Periodicals
5. ADD
end of steps

Category: Fulfillment

Subject: Course Reserves