Category: voyager

Pre-migration data maintenance
The contract is signed. Now what? Alma pre-implementation can be a stressful time. While information is provided in the way of manuals, and some help with strategies and tasks is available from Ex Libris, maybe you want more. As a Voyager site, we were fortunate to have many tools available to us so that we…

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Display of RTL (Right-to-Left) languages in WebVoyage
Introduction The purpose of this blog post is to provide code used in the display.xsl file so that Voyager WebVoyage displays RTL (Right-to-Left) languages more elegantly than it does out of the box. This code was supplied by a Voyager customer and comes as-is.  It has been tested in Voyager 9.2.1 and 10.1.0. Additional Information…

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Move the Permalink to the WebVoyage Action Box
The purpose of this blog post is to provide basic instructions for moving an item's permalink to the Full Record Display's Action Box.Remember to always back up any file you make changes to, and to test your changes in multiple browsers.If you have already implemented the Permalink configuration described in Chapter 18 of the WebVoyage…

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Change label displayTag font in WebVoyage to make field more visible
Introduction. This blog post provides a fairly simple way to change the font color and type for a WebVoyage field tag in order to make it more visible in the record display. In this example we change the "Links" field tag to "ONLINE ACCESS", plus we change the font color to red and the font type to…

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Configure My Account Header Tab to Open in a New Window/Tab
INTRODUCTIONThese instructions provide steps for changing the My Account Header Tab in the Voyager Tomcat OPAC Interface to open a link in a new tab/Window rather than in the current Window.The instructions show that the link has been changed to an external URL (in this case, http://www.google.com).You will need to backup and edit four files:header.xslinternal…

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Replace Content of Specific MARC Field in Voyager WebVoyage with a Graphic
IntroductionThis blog post provides basic instructions for replacing  a MARC field (for example, the 590) with a graphic in the Voyager WebVoyage ("Tomcat") OPAC.This is accomplished by matching content in the MARC field's subfield (for example, the 590a).In these instructions, a custom template is created within the display.xsl file to handle the processing for the…

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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 "web services"):…

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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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