Volume 14 Number 2
| Additional SUNYConnect Updates
ALEPH Service Pack Installation
Service pack 3723 will be applied to Aleph DEV regions beginning April 30 and Aleph PROD regions beginning June 12. Information on the service pack upgrade process and scheduling information for campuses on the shared servers is available.
Please review the documents and share with staff in your library. If you have questions about the service pack update process please submit a Footprints issue and select the "Aleph Service Pack Updates" service task.
Information on Shelf List Report
List of Items in Temporary Location / OPAC Stats Report
This service lists bibliographic and item information for items with the Temporary Location box checked. Results can be limited to one Collection Code or the service can be run on the entire database. Bib records with an STA field are not included. The output file is in comma-delimited format that can be used and manipulated in Excel.
Note: The Temporary Location box was used extensively during conversion to protect data in certain bib records having multiple item records. You should not remove a Temporary Location without understanding the consequences. For more information on removing a Temporary Location, see Footprints #9261 - "How to correct migrated holdings and items for multi-volume works."
This service reports the total number of OPAC logins for each month within the specified year. Statistics are available to the beginning of v16. For campuses that offer patron login to Aleph, this service will provide additional statistics on how Aleph is used.
How To Correct Migrated Holdings/Item Records
Migrated data for multi-volume works (and serials) may not have been subfielded in a way that ALEPH could correctly create a HOL record for the base call number and items with the volume and number in a description field.
A specification for migrating this data was developed, which used the temporary location flag to override information in the HOL record so that: 1) a single HOL record was created and 2) specific item data could be protected.
This new "How To" explains how to correct this data. Global removal of the temporary location flag is possible but is not desirable, since global removal may result in the loss of data. See Footprints #9261 for more information.
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