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1 Michael Doran Systems Librarian ELUNA Milwaukee, Wisconsin - May 12

2 Where the marked item data originates

3 If “marking” items doesn’t update Voyager, what’s the purpose? Saves you from having to jot down notes with a pencil and paper The “marked items” data can be leveraged for batch updating of Voyager Can also be leveraged in the canned reports Access file

4 ShelfLister “Marked Item” values are a configuration option. They can be anything that is appropriate for the project at hand.

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6 Voyager server - (S)FTP file from Voyager server …using the FTP/SFTP client of your choice (S)FTP file from Voyager server …using the FTP/SFTP client of your choice ASCII

7 A ShelfLister marked items file … is a pipe-delimited (“|”) flat file

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12 It’s still a flat file, but now it’s in Access

13 Access makes it easier to “slice and dice” the data

14 An example…

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17 You can do the equivalent of all those Access steps with one UNIX command…

18 What is this “Pick and Scan” thing?” What is this “Pick and Scan” thing?” It’s in the documentation.

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22 142 (for example) items batch updated…

23 I wanted the titles and authors and... This table just has a bunch of ID numbers.

24 If we import the Marked Item file into the Voyager ‘reports.mdb’ canned reports Access file… If we import the Marked Item file into the Voyager ‘reports.mdb’ canned reports Access file…

25 We can join that table with other tables in a query… We can join that table with other tables in a query…

26 …to get any additional data

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28 I’ll take any questions now. Or me at Or at the Milwaukee Ale House this evening. Or at the Milwaukee Ale House this evening.


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