Create a claim type

The claim type link enables you to specify the reason for a type of claim.

  1. To create a claim type, click Admin → Server Administration → Acquisitions → Claim types.
  2. Create a claim type. No limits exist on the number of characters that can be entered in this field.
  3. Select an org unit from the drop-down menu. The org unit indicates the organizational units whose staff can use this claim type. This menu is populated with the shortnames that you created for your libraries in the organizational units tree (See Admin → Server Administration → Organizational Units).

    Note

    The rule of parental inheritance applies to this list.

  4. Enter a description. No limits exist on the number of characters that can be entered in this field.
  5. Click Save.