Resolving Multi-Matches from an Import Profile
Occasionally, during import, an incoming record encounters two matches in Alma. At that point, Alma does not know which record to overlay. The import profile will show the status of Manual Handling Required.
The import process does not fail but will stall if multi-matches occur in a file.
Resources -> Import -> Resolve Import Issues or from Admin ->
Monitor jobs -> History tab (click on Manual Handling Required)
From the file's ellipses, choose Edit.
From the ellipses choose View Matches
Record on the left is the record from your import profile.
Records on the right are the multiple matches existing in the Network Zone.
Select the record on the right with the most libraries and click Overlay.
Import Profile Considerations
Things to consider: Are you creating inventory at the time of import or overlaying order records? Are you overlaying the bibliographic record in the IZ or NZ? What are match points OCLC#, POL, or other match points? Physical or electronic ...
Creating an Import Profile matching on POL
The import profile updates the barcode and item policy if needed in Alma. Please note that the import profile does not update the location created at the time of the order. 1. Creating the Import Profile From the Resources menu, -> choose to Manage ...
POL overlay with an import profile
Using Import Profiles based on POL matching with physical materials after creating a brief record in the Institution Zone. Note: Do not use if you receive order records via an EOD file from a vendor. Also, if using a bibliographic record from the ...
Set-Up OCLC Connexion to Import Bibliographic Records to Alma
Instructions for setting up OCLC Connexion to import bibliographic records to Alma. Video 1. File Management To make file management easier on your computer, create a destination folder to move the file from Connexion to your computer. For example, ...
General resource management clean-up tasks
Periodic searches in Alma, once or twice a year, to find discrepancies and general clean-up tasks. 1. Ensuring that fully cataloged records are shared with the Network Zone. Advanced Physical titles search -> Is Linked = No PLUS AND OCLC Control ...