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3.10. Deleting item records

To delete individual item records: 


1.  Go to “Item Status” and enter the barcode(s) of the item(s) to be deleted.



2.  Make sure that the check box next to every row is selected.  Then go to the “Actions” dropdown, and select “Delete Items”.



3.  A message will appear, warning that items are about to be deleted.  Click “OK/Continue”.



4.  The item(s) are now deleted from the catalog (as confirmed by “Item Not Found” notification).



 

To delete groups of item records:



5.  Create a new item bucket specifically to hold item records that are to be deleted:

a.  From the “Cataloging” menu, select “Item Buckets”.



b.  From the “Buckets” dropdown, select “New Bucket”.



c.  Enter a name for the new bucket (such as “Items to delete”), then click “Create Bucket”.



6.  Once all items to delete have been added, open the item bucket.  Make sure that the checkbox next to every row is selected.  Then go to the “Actions” dropdown, and select “Delete Selected Items from Catalog”.



7.  A message will appear, warning that items in the bucket are about to be deleted.  Click “OK/Continue”.



8.  If any of the items being deleted are the last items attached to a bibliographic record, a warning message will appear.  Click “OK/Continue”.



9.  The items are now deleted from the catalog, but the item record listings will still display in the bucket.  To remove them, open the “Items to delete” bucket.  Make sure that the check box next to every row is selected.  Then go to the “Actions” dropdown, and select “Remove Selected Items from Bucket”.



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