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    360 KB: Vakmedianet: Provider Change -- September 2021

    What is happening to the databases from provider Vakmedianet?

    The provider Vakmedianet is no longer providing certain databases; instead, they are being provided by Boom uitgevers Amsterdam (Provider code: PRVKEQ). 

    Therefore, we will be changing the provider associated with several databases in the knowledgebase.

    This change will take effect on 09/27/2021:

    • Before 09/27/2021: Vakmedianet
    • After 09/27/2021: Boom uitgevers Amsterdam


    This will affect the following databases:

    Management Totaal (Original name: Management Executive Base), database code 4F2
    Sigma Base, database code 4LW
    M&O - Management en Organisatie, database code MP0



    Action you need to take:

    • If you are a 360 Resource Manager or 360 Counter client and you have information attached to the old provider that also pertains to the new provider (such as license information), you can attach the information to the new provider in the same way they were attached to the old provider.  See information about Attaching Resources and Licenses:
      • Intota users click here.
      • Client Center users click here.
    • If you are a 360 MARC Updates client and have requested the custom specification that adds the provider name as it appears in the Client Center to MARC records, you can expect to see some change records when you get your MARC records after [effective date].
    • If your library uses a third-party service (such as EBSCO A-Z, etc.), custom scripts to manage data, or other non-ProQuest tools that require the provider name to function, you should note the change in provider name in order to retain the proper relationship/mapping between those tools.


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