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    How to automatically add call number to MFHD?

    • Product: Voyager

    Question

    How to automatically populate call number from bib when creating new MFHD?

    Answer

    Set up Call Number Hierarchy:

    1. System Administration > Cataloging > Call Number Hierarchy > New
    2. Hierarchy tab
      1. Enter unique code and name for hierarchy
      2. Choose call number classification scheme
    3. Call number tab
      1. Enter bibliographic field containing call number.
      2. Can enter multiple fields and order in priority. Cataloging will check each field in order for a call number.
    4. Save.
    5. Move new hierarchy in Cataloging > Policy Definitions > Default policies to Selected Call Number Hierarchies column to make available in Cataloging.

    In Cataloging:

    1. Options > Preferences > General > Call Number Hierarchies > choose hierarchy from drop-down list.
    2. Save.

    When creating new MFHD, Cataloging will use selected Call Number Hierarchy to identify & add call number from bib.

    Additional Information

    Call Number Hierarchy is also associated with Bulk Import Rules in Mapping tab. If you are creating mfhds at the time of BulkImport, call number can be taken from incoming bib record using specified Call Number Hierarchy.


    • Article last edited: 10/22/2014
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