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ILLiad NCIP Barcode Lookup

NameNCIP Barcode Lookup Addon
Version1.0.0
AuthorAtlas Systems, Inc.
DescriptionAn NCIP Barcode Lookup Addon that uses a barcode to perform an NCIP item lookup and import the data returned into Ares, Aeon, and ILLiad

Developers

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This addon is available for developers to modify and extend. Developers are encouraged to submit changes to this addon by forking the git repository from https://github.com/AtlasSystems/NCIPBarcodeLookup and creating a pull request.

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 - NCIPBarcodeLookup.zip file

Configuration

Addon settings are configured in the Manage Addons form.

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The default configuration settings will take the barcode from the Item.ItemBarcode field and will import CallNumber, ISXN, Title, ArticleTitle, Author, Edition, Place, PublicationDate, Pages, Publisher.

SettingDefaultTypeDescription
NCIP Responder URL
 
String
The URL to the Alma NCIP Responder.
NCIP Agency ID
 
String
The Agency ID to use when performing NCIP LookupItem requests.
Allow Overwrite With Blank Value
True
Boolean

If turned on, empty values from the NCIP response will overwrite any existing data.

Note: Non-empty responses will always overwrite existing data.

Fields to Import
CallNumber, ISXN, Title,
ArticleTitle, Author, Edition,
Place, PublicationDate, Pages,
Publisher
String

This is a comma separated lists of the fields to import from the NCIP response into the current product.

The name of each field corresponds to the MappingName located in the DataMapping.lua file.

Field to Perform Lookup With
{Default}
String

This is the field in which the barcode is read from.

You may specify a custom field or leave it as {Default} which will use the field outlined in DataMapping.lua.

The first value is the table in the database and the second value is the column.