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I am unfamiliar with a barcode being 'deprecated', what does that mean?

Applies to
  • WorldShare Circulation

When you add a barcode to a user's account in WorldShare Circulation, the old barcode is not automatically deleted. It instead becomes inactive and is still associated with the user account. You can review a user's deprecated barcodes in the diagnostics section of a user profile in WorldShare Admin.


Additional information

Information on how to release or permanently delete deprecated barcodes can be found in our instructions to Edit patron barcodesPlease note: You can still check in and check out items using a deprecated barcode. To stop this from happening, for example in the case of a lost patron ID please Release the deprecated barcode in the Admin module after you have assigned a new barcode to the patron.

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