Fixing obsolete Aleph locations in Alma

Fixing obsolete Aleph locations in Alma

During our migration from Aleph to Alma some obsolete Aleph locations were migrated, these need to be updated with the correct location or deleted from Alma. Often the location names are "ILL or Error."

Retrieving Location

Physical Titles Search -> Permanent Physical Location = Error
Physical Titles Search -> Permanent Physical Location = ILL 
The ILL location from Aleph contain old ILL requests, the items and location can be deleted from Alma.

Change holding record

Changing locations one-at-a-time

Click on Physical -> Holdings -> from ellipses choose Edit -> click into the 852 MARC field and change the subfield c to the correct location. 

      Note; after clicking into the 852, Ctrl F opens the holding record editor. 

Click Save 

Making bulk changes to locations

Conduct the search ->  Save Query -> fill in Set name -> Save  

Admin -> Run a Job -> Change Physical Item Job -> find and select the set -> Next -> 

Choose the box “Change Location Field” -> Change type is Permanent.

From the New Library dropdown, choose the library, and from the New location dropdown, choose the new location -> Next -> Submit -> Confirm.  

Deleting a location

Please delete all associate inventory with the location before deleting the location.
Configuration -> Choose a library from the dropdown in Configuring -> Fulfillment -> Locations -> Physical Locations -> from the ellipses next to the location choose delete.  



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