Items are considered missing when they cannot be located in the library collection by staff or end users. It is important to change an item's process status to missing so that users are aware that a resource is unavailable.
Items can be marked with a process type of missing:
NOTE: A physical titles search must be used to change an item's process type to "Missing." A Physical items search does not provide the "Toggle Missing Status" from the item's ellipses.
"Lost" items are defined as items that have been loaned to a patron, have been declared lost by the patron, or the item is acutely overdue and presumed lost as a result.
Missing items can be found by performing an advanced repository search in the Institution Zone (IZ) for Physical Titles or Physical Items: Physical Item: Process Type: Equals: Missing
The "Change Physical Items" job can be run on a set of physical items to change the item process type to "Missing" and change the item status from "Item In Place" to "Item Not In Place," or to change it back to Item in Place:
Process types can be excluded from displaying in discovery. To exclude the process type of "Missing" from displaying in discovery: