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    Voyager to Alma Migration Query: Identifying Item Records with "Bad" Item Price

    Created By: Laura Guy (contact)
    Created on: 9/14/2020



    When migrating from Voyager to Alma, you may want to cleanup bad item prices.  Due to operator error there are instances where the item price is obviously wrong (for example, way too high).

    This query, which can be run using Voyager Prepackaged Access Reports, will list item price fields with any value other than zero, and display them sorted from highest to lowest price.  It includes ITEM_ID, ITEM_BARCODE, and more.

     

    SELECT ITEM.ITEM_ID, ITEM_BARCODE.ITEM_BARCODE, ITEM_TYPE.ITEM_TYPE_NAME,
    BIB_TEXT.TITLE_BRIEF, LOCATION.LOCATION_NAME, MFHD_MASTER.DISPLAY_CALL_NO,
    MFHD_ITEM.ITEM_ENUM, ITEM.COPY_NUMBER, CCur([PRICE]/100) AS PriceInDollars
    FROM ((((((ITEM LEFT JOIN ITEM_BARCODE ON ITEM.ITEM_ID = ITEM_BARCODE.ITEM_ID)
    INNER JOIN LOCATION ON ITEM.PERM_LOCATION = LOCATION.LOCATION_ID)
    INNER JOIN BIB_ITEM ON ITEM.ITEM_ID = BIB_ITEM.ITEM_ID)
    INNER JOIN BIB_TEXT ON BIB_ITEM.BIB_ID = BIB_TEXT.BIB_ID)
    INNER JOIN MFHD_ITEM ON ITEM.ITEM_ID = MFHD_ITEM.ITEM_ID)
    INNER JOIN MFHD_MASTER ON MFHD_ITEM.MFHD_ID = MFHD_MASTER.MFHD_ID)
    INNER JOIN ITEM_TYPE ON ITEM.ITEM_TYPE_ID = ITEM_TYPE.ITEM_TYPE_ID
    WHERE (((ITEM.PRICE)<>"0"))
    ORDER BY Len([PRICE]) DESC , ITEM.PRICE DESC;

    For other queries that may be useful, see my "Surviving Almanado: tips for a successful pre-implementation" presentation's Accompanying Materials.

    If you need assistance in running custom SQL queries in Prepackaged Access Reports, consult the Voyager Customer Listserv.