Where the database is used to manage physical items and files or boxes, the system incorporates the use of Barcode Technology. This option allows a search to be made by Administrative staff for a specific item or copy record by its barcode.
To search for copies by barcode, select Modules > Cataloguing > Barcode Search. The Search Menu for a barcode can be placed anywhere in the menu system, to make it fast to select this option.
The following screen is displayed:
Scan the barcode using a Laser Barcode scanner or enter the barcode number manually into the search box, then click Search or press Enter.
The details of the item or copy record are displayed:
The copy edit screen, is displayed showing the details of the copy and the title of the item.
An Administrative staff user can use this function to edit, delete or duplicate it.