We very recently purchased Scheduler to FTP records to EDS. We want to send a daily file of records updated the previous day, but cannot figure out how to formulate such a pattern in Create Lists without specifying the actual date. Has anyone figured out how to do it, perhaps using regex, or is everyone always FTP'ing a FULL replacement file?
Head of Cataloging
Fordham University School of Law
The Maloney Library
150 West 62nd Street
New York, NY 10023
Would it work to use this query: BIBLIOGRAPHIC DATE UPDATED is this many days ago "1" ?
If you do try it I would definitely do some checking of the resulting list against a manual list with a fixed date. We have seen some discrepancies in the number of records with this type of Scheduler task, but haven't been able to pin down the problems to the variable dates, or somehow the Scheduler process it'self.
I've been following this discussion since we're currently processing our Millennium update files for EBSCO EDS manually, changing the bib updated date range manually within the Create Lists query to send only the new/updated records twice a week. It would be great to have the review file populated via the Scheduler (which we have and use for other processes), going to a daily send to EBSCO. Benjamin, would you mind describing this in more detail "Would it work to use this query: BIBLIOGRAPHIC DATE UPDATED is this many days ago "1" ?" Would this still be a manual update to a saved Create Lists query that the Scheduler then invokes? Or how does this work?
Thanks in advance,
Thanks for the documentation, Bruce. I was following instructions left to me by me predecessor and I have been doing it wrong for almost a year now -- but I guess it has been working?! No reports from either staff or Ebsco that it hasn't, and my spot checks for library materials have always come up okay. Thanks for setting me straight!
You may need to use ./Update if you are doing an update only.
Or if your full load is in several files, the files after the first one go into ./Update.
We have our full load in several files and when I transfer the files manually, I put them all in the "Full" folder. Could you clarify for me why it would be different with scheduler?
Thanks very much for your time,