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    How does Duplicate Warn/Replace in Bib or Authority Duplicate Detection work?

    • Article Type: Q&A
    • Product: Voyager
    • Product Version: All
    • Relevant for Installation Type: Total Care; Dedicated-Direct; Direct; Local

    Question

    How does Duplicate Warn/Replace in Bibliographic or Authority Duplicate Detection work?

    Answer

    In System Administration > Cataloging > Bibliographic or Authority Duplicate Detection Profiles the following hold true:

    1. 'Duplicate Replace=' is the level at or above which a single matching record may be automatically replaced or merged.
    If there is more than one matching record above this level, the matching record IDs are logged instead.

    2. 'Duplicate Warn=' is the level at or above which the system warns the user of matches that are close but that should be reviewed.

    See Additional Information below for details on how this differs in Bulkimport and Cataloging.

    Additional Information

    Importing records via Bulkimport with ...

    1. Replace duplicate detection:
      1. Record with field weight BELOW duplicate warn will be ADDED
      2. Record with field weight ABOVE duplicate warn and duplicate replace will REPLACE the matching record
    2. Add Conditional duplicate detection
      1. Record with field weight BELOW duplicate warn will be ADDED
      2. Record with field weight ABOVE duplicate warn and duplicate replace will be DISCARDED.

    Importing records via Cataloging module with ...
    1. Replace duplicate detection:
      1. Record with field weight BELOW duplicate warn will be ADDED
      2. Record with field weight BETWEEN duplicate warn and duplicate replace will allow the operator to CHOOSE whether to add
      3. Record with field weight ABOVE duplicate replace will REPLACE the matching record.
    2. Add Conditional duplicate detection
      1. Record with field weight BELOW duplicate warn will be ADDED.
      2. Record with field weight ABOVE duplicate warn will allow the operator to CHOOSE as to whether to add

    Category: Batch jobs


    • Article last edited: 4/15/2014
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