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    WEBV:search by bib_id retrieves suppressed bibs

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

    Bug Report Form for Issue 16384-11681

    Module: WebVoyage
    Release(s): reported in Unicode; replicated in 7.2.2
    Server Platform(s) affected: Solaris/all
    PC O/S (if this is PC specific): n/a
    Browser type & version (if WebVoyage): n/a

    Expected Results: A suppressed bib record should not be viewable in WebVoyage, regardless of the method used to retrieve results.

    Actual Results: If you’re searching your catalog using bib_id, you can retrieve suppressed bib records and save them to your account.

    Workflow Implications: Patrons may be able to view data that staff have tried to prevent from making public.

    Replication steps:
    Suppress a record in Cataloging.
    Do a search for the record by title – you’ll get no hits.
    Do a second search for the record by using the bib_id (

    This time you’ll successfully retrieve the suppressed record.

    Fixed in WebVoyage for 8.1.0.

    • Article last edited: 3/7/2015