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    What causes bibliographic records to be suppressed?


    • Product: Alma


    What causes bibliographic records to be suppressed from search and discovery in Primo?


    Records may be suppressed for any of following reasons:

    1) Suppressed via the MetaData Editor using: Tools > Set Management Tags > Suppress from Discovery.

    2) Records can be suppressed via the Process (Job) "Suppress Bib Records from Discovery".

    3) A Normalization Rule that suppresses records may be included in an Import Profile:

    1. Select Resource Management > Configuration Menu
    2. Select Metadata Configuration
    3. Select MARC21 Bibliographic
    4. Click the "Normalization" tab
    5. Select one of the rules, e.g. "Marc21 Bib normalize on save" > Actions: Edit
    6. Check the Task List to see if it contains an active Process that "Sets the Suppressed flag of MMS"
    7. Verify that the Flag is set to TRUE (the default is FALSE, no suppression)

    4) When the record is added via the menu Create inventory > Add physical item” > Holding type is “new” -- the record will be suppressed.

    5) Physical record has no holdings or they are all suppressed, and suppressBibWithSuppressedHol is set to "true" (Configuring Other Settings (Resource Management)). Note: Currently (September 2018) the "suppressBibWithSuppressedHol" parameter will cause suppressing the BIB only if the HOL was suppressed as a result of an item deletion


    • Article last edited: 29-Oct-2019