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Alma Resource Management

Working with the Metadata Editor in the Institution and Network Zones. Includes indication and normalization rules.

Suppressing and Unsuppressing Holdings Records

Suppressing a holdings record prevents the items associated with the holdings records from displaying in Primo VE.

To suppress a Holdings record in the MD Editor:

  1. Perform a repository search for the bib record
  2. Click Holdings from the ellipses for the record
  3. Click Edit (or Push to MDE)
    • One holdings record – Edit and Push to MDE will be at the top or click Edit or Push to MDE from the ellipses if one is available
    • Multiple holdings records – click Edit from the ellipses or click in the check box and click Push to MDE for the holdings record to be suppressed
  4. Select Record Actions
  5. Check the box next to "Suppress from Discovery"
    • To unsuppress a record, follow the same steps, but uncheck the box next to "Suppress from Discovery"
  6. Click Save>Save and Release Record (Ctrl+Alt+R)

Suppressing Holdings Records by Location

To suppress a location from displaying in Primo VE:

  1. Go to Configuration
  2. Change "Configuring" from the Institution to the Library level
  3. Go to Fulfillment>Locations>Physical Locations
  4. Click Edit from the ellipses of the Location to be suppressed
  5. Click in the check box next to "Suppress from Discovery"
  6. Click Save
    Suppress from Discovery at the Physical Location
  7. Create a set using the advanced repository search Physical Title>Permanent Physical Holdings>Equals>Local
  8. Run the "Primo Republish Set of Titles" job on the set

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