Learn how to set up defaults for commonly used data in OLIB.
►Admin Client Defaults
These include many database defaults that speed up repetitive data input in the major OLIB modules such as Cataloguing.
View and edit Admin Client Defaults
- Go to System Administration> Admin Client Defaults.
- Open the defaults record to display the details.
- Click Modify Record to make changes if required.
- Click the headings below for definitions of the defaults.
|Config Version||Pre-defined data, not editable.|
|Media Type||Default Media Type to be supplied when creating a new Title, e.g. Books. See also Users: Default Media Type.|
|Media Sub-Type||Default Medium to be supplied when creating a new Title, e.g. Book.|
|Series Media Type||Default Media Type to be supplied when creating a new Series Title.|
|Author Type||Default Author Type used when creating a new name heading for the catalogue, e.g. Author.|
|Responsibility Type||Default Responsibility Type used when linking a name to a Title, e.g. Author, Editor, Translator.|
|Subject Type||Default Subject Type to be supplied when creating a new Subject Heading.|
|Class Type||Default Class Type supplied when creating new Classmark.|
|Link Subjects?||Yes/No whether subject headings are to be linked to Classmarks, and if so should the linked Subject headings be automatically applied to any Title with that Classmark.|
|Link Classes?||Yes/No whether Classmarks are to be linked to other Classmarks, and if so should the linked Classmarks be automatically applied to any Title with that Classmark.|
|Format Display Definition||The OLSTF Export style format used to display the Titles' Format information. Only MELD, MESD, MTLD and MTSD are handled.|
|Locatie||Default Location supplied when creating a new Copy. In OLIB Web it is overridden by the 'Location' present in the session's url.|
|Exclude Global Shelves||Used to control Shelf assignment when cataloguers are adding or modifying a Copy record. Whether or not any Locations that have Shelves assigned, can also use Shelves that do not have Location limitations. Defaults to Exclude=Yes.|
|Copy Category||Default Copy Category supplied when creating new Copy record.|
|Copy Status||Default Copy Status supplied when creating a new Copy, e.g. Available. If the default is set in the Locations domain, the Locations domain will take precedence.|
|User Category||Default User Category supplied when creating new User.|
|User Privilege||Default Privilege level supplied when creating a new User. e.g. WorldView User can only search records, no modify abilities and no saved searching/folders.|
|Validate Password||If set to Yes then when you create or modify any library staff user you must enter a password. For more information, request Password Management documentation from the UK Support Desk.|
|Address Type||Default Address Type to be used when creating a new address. Using the drop down you can set this to a blank value if preferred; staff will then need to choose the correct address type when adding a user's address.|
|Currency||Default Currency to be used as the ‘operating’ currency for the Accounts system.|
|Overdue Claim Sequence||The default Claim Sequence to be applied to overdue order items if not overridden by a claim sequence applied at a more specific level.|
|Incomplete Claim Sequence||The default Claim Sequence to be applied to incomplete order items if not overridden by a Claim Sequence applied at a more specific level.|
|Contr. Circ. O’due Default||If the controlled circulation function is to be use, when should the items be considered overdue. Enter a number of days.|
|Authentication||Predefined data, not editable.|
|Default Group||The User Group to which all Users belong by default.|