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    CAT: Delete bib fails with e-item message

    • Product: Voyager
    • Product Version: 8.2.2

    Problem Symptoms

    • Unable to delete bib record
    • On attempt, receive message: "Unable to delete bibliographic record. E-Items must be deleted first."


    Bib record still has mfhd, e-items attached.


    1. Open Circulation client & click Reserve
    2. Find Reserve list that contains e-item linked to bib you wish to delete.
    3. Open Reserve list & click E-Items tab
    4. Delete the e-item.
    5. In Cataloging, delete mfhd record(s) and bib.

    Additional Information

    If the original reserve list no longer exists, see How to delete e-item when associated reserve list has been deleted?

    • Article last edited: 20-Sep-2018