Re: RE: protecting the new circactive field?
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- Date: Thu, 25 Sep 2003 17:08:33 +0100 (GMT Daylight Time)
- From: Lesha Fossey <L.Fossey@xxxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: RE: protecting the new circactive field?
On Thu, 25 Sep 2003 09:02:20 -0400 "Mitlin, Laurance R." <mitlinl@xxxxxxxxxx>
> Here's the reply I got from the helpdesk when I asked about protecting the
> CIRCACTIV field:
> "This field does not need to be included in this list, nor added to the
overlay > protection list for patron loads. The field is system generated and
cannot be > directly edited by staff or patrons. . .
. . .Updating the patron record should not affect this field in any way. If you
> can provide specific examples where this field is being updated during a
patron > record load, please let me know. I will then reopen this call and start
a new > investigation."
It DEFINITELY is being overridden in our system, as I've been test loading a
file of three records (including mine!) in preparation for automating our staff
details. Before I loaded the file my circactive field had a date in. After
loading the file it had -- -- --
I called this in to the helpdesk yesterday. I've had a callnumber response but
no actual reply yet. Perhaps they are realising there is a problem, as I'd have
expected it to be as they describe.....
I'll keep the list posted.
Lesha Fossey MA MCLIP
Assistant Librarian, Circulation Services
University of Exeter
Stocker Road TEL: 01392 263878
Exeter FAX: 01392 263871
EX4 4PT E-MAIL: L.Fossey@xxxxxxxxxx