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    Linking to Films on Demand (Infobase)

    Product: Primo Central

    Question: How do I activate the Films on Demand (Infobase) collections in Primo Central?


    Please note, that the Films on Demand collections require an institution specific parameter to be filled in, in your Primo Template Mapping Table.

    You can enable access to the resource prior to the dedicated template release by following the steps below to create this template locally.

    -->Important: if you create it locally, your template and the inserted parameters will not be deleted with the release.

    First, please search for the template in the mapping table to see if it was already created there as part of a release:

    1. Go to  Primo Back Office > Advanced > Mapping Tables > Templates.
    2. Customize Table.
    3. In the Code column, type infobase_linking and press Enter.
    4. If you find infobase_linking template, then proceed to customize the existing template.
    5. In the Template code column, fill in your library's LibraryID as you received it from Infobase.
    • For example: if the library ID is NUM123
    • Then the Template code field will be:{{control/sourcerecordid}}

    6. Save


    --> If the template is not yet in the table, you can proceed to create it locally.

    To create the template locally:

    1.     Scroll down to Create a New Mapping Row

    2.     Create new row mapping with the following parameters:

    For example: if the library ID is NUM123, then the Template code field will be{{control/sourcerecordid}}

    • Description: Optional

    3. Click on Create

    4. Save

    5. Deploy

    6. Test the linking for Films On Demand in your Primo Front End.


    Additional Information:

    Who do I contact for assistance?

    If you are having issues with missing titles or broken links, open a case with Ex Libris Content Support for Primo Central

    • Article last edited: 03-Dec-2019
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