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Can we restore an item that was accidentally withdrawn?

Applies to
  • WorldShare Circulation
  • WorldShare Record Manager 

Once an item has been withdrawn, it cannot currently be unwithdrawn. A new LHR and barcode must be created.

Depending on your deleted item retention setting the barcode for the withdrawn item may not be reusable until the old item is purged from the system. Editing the deleted item retention setting will affect all withdrawn items as well, including historical reporting associated with them, so please keep that in mind.

Additional information

Why deleted items are not purged 

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