Tag: python

Updating the call numbers in holding records in batch
Some colleagues asked a question on whether there was a way to edit/replace the call numbers in existing holdings records using a spreadsheet. The answer is yes. The prerequisite is that you export the MMS id and call numbers data from the spreadsheet to a text file with a special format like below. Then you…

ALMA Call numbers Holdings Records Python

Creating the item records in batch
Creating the item records in batch can save lots of time of technical services librarians. The Ex Libris API provided the convenience and capability to fulfill it. Creating the item records involved creating the holding record first. It is impossible to create an item record without affiliating with any holding records. It means that when…

ALMA Cataloging Items Python