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Alternate Knowledge Base Supplier Holdings

Find information about the Activity History for Alternate Knowledge Base Supplier Holdings Feeds in Knowledge base collections.

Find details about Provider Holdings Feeds

After an upload of a holdings file from an alternative or third-party knowledge base, details about file processing will be available in approximately 1-2 days. 

  1. Navigate to Collection Manager Search.
  2. Choose Activity History as the Data Type.
  3. Select My Institution's History as the Scope.
  4. Leave the search box blank.
  5. Click Search.
  6. At the top of the screen, select the Loads & Feeds filter. From the drop-down menu that appears, choose Alternative Knowledge Base Supplier Holdings File.
  7. Click Filter.
  8. In the search results, click the load or feed of interest to see details about the specific Alternative Knowledge Base Supplier Holdings File.
  9. Click on Title Changes.
    • To download a report, click on the Download Detailed Report button.

After an upload of a holdings file from an alternative or third-party knowledge base, details about file processing will be available in approximately 1-2 days.

Feed History page and reports

Once you open the activity, you will see a screen that shows the collections that were included in the file. Use the Download Reports drop-down to find reports. Three reports are available for download when relevant:

  • Collections Unmapped Report
  • Summary Report
  • Titles Unmapped Report

The reports contain information about the collections and titles that were included in the file upload and summarize the total number of mapped titles.

Title Changes page(s) and detailed reports

From the list of collections, clicking on Title Changes for each of the collections will bring you to a page that shows how titles were changed in that collection.

From each collection's Title Changes page, you can Download a detailed report.

The following columns in the Summary Report contain data about your library’s holdings file.

Column heading Definition
Collection name from source file The name of the collection as listed in the Alternate Knowledge Base Supplier Holdings File.
OCLC collection id mapped The Collection ID for the matched collection in the WorldCat knowledge base. If the OCLCId column is empty and the Size(Loaded) column is 0, no matching collection was found.
KB Supplier collection id A unique identifier for the collection in the Alternate Knowledge Base Supplier Holdings File.
No. of titles in source file The number of titles in the collection as listed in the Alternate Knowledge Base Supplier Holdings File.
No. of titles mapped   The number of titles selected for the matched collection in the WorldCat knowledge base. If the OCLCId column is empty and the Size(Loaded) column is “-“, no matching titles were found.
Has collection been mapped more than once? If set to true, the OCLC KB collection was mapped to several collections from the source file and exists in multiple lines within the Summary report.
Transaction

The action indicating how the collection was mapped. The possibilities are:

  • Select: indicates that we selected a subset of titles within the corresponding collection.
  • Covoverlay: indicates that we selected a subset of titles within the corresponding collection and made some customizations to coverage dates.

The following columns in the Collections Unmapped Report contain data about your library’s holdings file.

Column heading Definition
Registry id from file name Institution's Registry ID of the Alternate Knowledge Base Supplier Holdings File upload.
KB Supplier type KB supplier name for the Alternate Knowledge Base Supplier Holdings File.
Incoming FileName The name of the file of the Alternate Knowledge Base Supplier Holdings File upload.
Collection name from source file The name of the collection as listed in the Alternate Knowledge Base Supplier Holdings File.
Duplicate Collection in source file? If set to true, entries of the collection were duplicated within the Alternate Knowledge Base Supplier Holdings File.
No. of titles in source file The number of titles in the collection as listed in the Alternate Knowledge Base Supplier Holdings File.
No. of titles in source file which were not mapped The number of titles not mapped from the Alternate Knowledge Base Supplier Holdings File upload.

The Titles Unmapped Report contains all titles from collections unmapped in KBART format. For more information about these fields, please see KBART values.