[Koha] Analytic records question

Cab Vinton bibliwho at gmail.com
Thu Jan 10 17:27:36 NZDT 2013

I deleted the ebook item & now everything is working as it should:


I was indeed confused about how analytic records should be set up.

A happy camper now :-)

Thanks you, Bernardo & Jared, for the prompt responses.


Cab Vinton, Director
Sanbornton Public Library
Sanbornton, NH

Life is short. Read fast!

On Wed, Jan 9, 2013 at 10:34 PM, Bernardo Gonzalez Kriegel
<bgkriegel at gmail.com> wrote:
> Cab,
> perhaps I'm wrong, but you have added a proper item with his own call
> number to your record "Left behind...",
> and another "virtual" item when you link that record as an analytic of the nook.
> So Koha shows that you have 2 items, one in the nook and another that
> is physically present.
> That last is shown as available.
> Is my understanding that you must not add a item to the analytic
> record, because is a subset of the physical item (nook).
> 773 is repeatable, and the procedure shown in the manual let you add
> as many "virtual" items as necessary. Then you will have available (or
> not) items depending on the nooks availability.
> Regards,
> Bernardo
> --
> Bernardo Gonzalez Kriegel
> bgkriegel at gmail.com
> On Thu, Jan 10, 2013 at 12:26 AM, Cab Vinton <bibliwho at gmail.com> wrote:
>> We're planning on using Koha's analytic records to handle cataloging
>> of our ereaders and the ebooks loaded onto them.
>> (Info on analytic records here:
>> http://manual.koha-community.org/3.8/en/cataloging.html#cataloganalytics)
>> I'm able to link our ebook record to the record for our ereader. When
>> I check out the ereader, it is correctly checked out in both the staff
>> & public interfaces, as expected.
>> The record for the ebook, however, shows that it is still available
>> (while also showing that the ereader is checked out). Is this the
>> expected behavior? Our preference would be for the ebook to show as
>> checked out as well, even though there's no guarantee that this
>> particular item was desired or read by the patron and we may have to
>> make adjustments to our circulation statistics.
>> Link to the ebook record:
>> http://catalog.splnh.com/cgi-bin/koha/opac-detail.pl?biblionumber=25778
>> Link to the ereader record:
>> http://catalog.splnh.com/cgi-bin/koha/opac-detail.pl?biblionumber=25777
>> Thanks for your thoughts.
>> Cab Vinton, Director
>> Sanbornton Public Library
>> Sanbornton, NH
>> Life is short. Read fast!
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