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    media: can't assign a media type for item if searching by other than bc

    • Article Type: General
    • Product: Voyager
    • Product Version: 2001.2

    Description:
    Bug Report for Issue # 16516 / VYG-4149

    This worked in 2001.1. It no longer works in 2001.2 or Unicode
    Assigning a media type to a booking via a title or call number search

    What currently happens when we look up an item (without a media type) via the search
    button is that we get the message, "No media type assigned to item. Item not eligible for
    booking." It would be nice if we had the option to add a media type at this point. We are
    currently able to do so when we add by barcode.

    In cases where the item to be booked is physically unavailable, we currently need to switch to
    circulation and assign the media type there if we don't know the barcode. This extra step cost
    staff time and prolongs how long it takes to create a booking.

    In libraries where the media type is assigned to an item just before it is booked, being able to
    assign a media type via the search button would streamline workflow, especially in cases where
    the staff person did not have ready access to the item.

    This worked in 2001.1. It no longer works in 2001.2 or Unicode

    Resolution:


    • Article last edited: 10/8/2013