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Working with the Voyager APIs
The purpose of this Blog Post is to bring together some of the information about using the Voyager APIs into a simple document that shows examples of using them. API stands for "Application Programming Interface" and the available open interfaces allow interaction between Voyager and other applications. There are two "types" of interfaces (sometimes called…

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Automating Circulation Notices in Voyager
Ever tire of Voyager being dependent on a staff member manually running the Reporter client, before patron notices are sent out? Now, you don't have to worry about using a manual process to get the notices out to your patrons.  I've written a new program in python, I'm calling autocirc.  After the circjobs cron job…

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Sample Voyager SQL queries to create P2E file for Alma Migration
Voyager customers are required to generate a p2e file of bibliographic records which indicate an electronic resource.  The p2e file will be used by Alma migration to transform physical versions to electronic (Physical2Electronic).   There are many ways to generate this file.  One way is to use SQL to retrieve holdings and then bibs by…

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Converting Voyager patron SIF records into Alma's SIS (v2) format
So, you've moved to Alma, but your patron records are still in Voyager SIF format. You have read an even implemented the code in the blog post Using Voyager SIF records to create Alma XML patron load data only to discover you need the output in Alma SIS V2 format Maybe you want something you…

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Using Voyager SIF records to create Alma XML patron load data
So, you've moved to Alma, but your Student or HR system is still providing patron records in Voyager SIF format. We've been using the Voyage SIF format for patron records since implementing Voyager, and so over time developed a PHP include file to allow us to read, generate and write Voyager SIF patron records in…

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New refworks.cgi for Voyager 9
An update to the previous postings for Refworks in Tomcat Web Voyage, specifically a new refworks.cgi file. Description Adds RefWorks as an export format to all OPAC pages, both single and multiple. Author: Ken Herold Additional author(s):  See code Institution: Hamilton College Year: 2014 License: BSD style Short description: Use, modification and distribution of the code are permitted provided…

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OAI-PMH provider for Voyager
DescriptionA fully-featured OAI-PMH Provider (server) implementation for Voyager with customizable set definitions.Features: Support for all verbs (functions) of OAI-PMH 2.0 Configurable sets Can utilize keyword indexes Can return records in Dublin Core as well as MARCXML Access control for IP addresses Support for handling of deletions Can return bib and authority records Author: Ere Maijala…

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Adding Reading Levels in Voyager
The goal is to add a 521 MARC field that contains reading level information, to specific Voyager records. In a nutshell, we know that the online Scholastic database has reading levels for each title that they have. And we want to match these titles with our Voyager catalog records, then add reading level information to…

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Voyager Converting from ID Barcode to Magstripe
Converting from ID Barcode to Magstripe For the sake of efficiency and security, many campuses are implementing "one card" systems where new magstripe-embedded ID cards are replacing old "analog" IDs. In these cases libraries are often in the position to drop their old "barcoded" library cards and use these new cards for patron identication. This…

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Voyager SSN to IID
SSN to IID Concerned about patron privacy, many institutions that previously had used social security numbers (SSN) as identification numbers for students or faculty have recently begun to use institution identification numbers (IID) instead. Many libraries are also abandoning the practice of using sensitive personal data like social security numbers as identifiers in library registration.…

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