[Evergreen-acq] Receiving delayed/backordered items

Tiffany Little tlittle at georgialibraries.org
Fri May 17 10:48:46 EDT 2019

Hi Mary,

No one had ever reported that to me before, even though several of my
libraries do multiple branch/copies on one line item. But I just tested on
our test server, and I see exactly what you mean. There's no "Receive"
hyperlink when you drill down into the line item when the line item is

Definitely worth a bug report, but also interested if anyone has a

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On Thu, May 16, 2019 at 4:52 PM Mary Llewellyn <mllewell at biblio.org> wrote:

> Hi all,
> I have a multi-branch library that has come to me with a problem. They
> order copies for several of their branches, and the vendor order response
> files sometimes mark their ordered items as delayed/backordered.
> For normal, non-backordered items, they can receive the copies (on the
> Copy level) for their individual branch and leave the others alone, but
> once the copies have the backordered status, the only way we've found to
> receive is on the lineitem level, which marks all the copies as received.
> They end up having to go to the copy level to unreceive the copies that
> don't belong to their branch.
> Is there a better way to do this? Has anyone else been troubled by this
> work flow?
> Thanks,
> Mary
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> Mary Llewellyn
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> Bibliomation, Inc.
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