Chapter 25. Item Status (F5)

Table of Contents

Checking item status
Viewing past circulations
Marking items damaged or missing and other functions
Item alerts

The Item Status screen is very useful. Many actions can be taken by either circulation staff or catalogers on this screen. Here we will cover some circulation-related functions, namely checking item status, viewing past circulations, inserting item alert messages, marking items missing or damaged, etc.

Checking item status

1) To check the status of an item, select SearchSearch for copies by Barcode or CirculationShow Item Status by Barcode; click the Item Status button on the circulation or cataloging toolbar; or press F5.

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2) Scan the barcode or type it and click Submit. The current status of the item is displayed with selected other fields. You can use the column picker to select more fields to view.

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3) Click the Alternate View button, and the item summary and circulation history will be displayed.

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4) Click List View to go back.

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Note

If the item’s status is "Available", the displayed due date refers to the previous circulation’s due date.

Tip

Upload From File allows you to load multiple items saved in a file on your local computer. The file contains a list of the barcodes in text format. To ensure smooth uploading and further processing on the items, it is recommended that the list contains no more than 100 items.