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    Set up mapping tab for BulkImport?

    • Article Type: Q&A
    • Product: Voyager
    • Relevant for Installation Type: Total Care; Dedicated-Direct; Direct; Local


    Set up Mapping Tab for Bulk Import Rule?


    Mapping Tab maps location and item information from incoming records to library locations & item types.

    Map data from incoming record (MARC Item Type, MARC Location) to Voyager data (Voyager Item Type, Voyager Location) for each unique location/item type combination needing to be mapped for incoming records, or to a single default location/item type. See examples in Additional Information.

    Additional Information

    Example: Map to one default location/item type

    MARC Item TypeVoyager Item TypeMARC LocationVoyager LocationCall Number Hierarchy
    *Book*MainLibrary of

    Maps every mfhd created by BulkImport to location code for Main and every item created  (if creating items via BulkImport) to Voyager item type of Book.
    NOTE: Even if not creating item records via Bulkimport, Voyager Item Type is required field. Value not used in that case.

    Example: Map to different locations/item types
    MARC Item TypeVoyager Item TypeMARC LocationVoyager LocationCall Number Hierarchy
    serSerialacqAcquisitions DeskLibrary of Congress
    perPeriodicalacqAcquisitions DeskLibrary of Congress
    *Book*MainLibrary of Congress
    BulkImport will first look for location/item type combination of ser / acq, then per / acq in incoming records to map to corresponding Voyager item type and location.
    If not found, will use default mapping (third line above) and map to Book/Main

    Library of Congress in example is name of Call Number Hierarchy defined in System Administration > Cataloging > Call Number Hierarchies.

    Category: System Admin

    • Article last edited: 3/4/2015