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    Add item location: "Unauthorized or invalid location in subfield 'b' of 852"

    • Article Type: General
    • Product: Voyager
    • Product Version: 8.1.0

    Problem Symptoms:

    • Operator adds item Location Code to MFHD record, receives error: "Unauthorized or invalid location in subfield 'b' of 852"
    • Operator attempts to validate Location in Cataloging; Location does not display in list of "Valid Values"

    Location not in list of selected locations in Cataloging Profile associated with operator.

    Add location to list of Selected Locations by performing the following:
    1. Go to System Administration > Security > Cataloging Profiles > (choose profile) > Locations tab.
    2. Find location in Available Locations (on left)
    3. Move location to Selected Locations (on right)
    4. Click "Save" button

    Log out of the Cataloging client after making this change in SYSADMIN, then log back in and test.


    Additional Information:
    Remember that in the 852 subfield b that the Location Code is case sensitive. If the code is MAIN and you enter Main, you will receive this error.  Enter CTRL-L to see a list of valid Location Codes.

    • Article last edited: 11/19/2019