Items

Last updated 7 months ago

Our item data includes millions of items held by all 7 library services. We are splitting out these exports into one file per service, to make them more manageable. Plus, because we use GitHub for storage, there is a 100Mb file limit!

Summary file

A summary file includes counts of items, aggregated by item type, and library service. In this case we have one summary file for all services.

Field

Decription

Example

Authority

The authority holding the item

Bath and North East Somerset

Item type

The item type

Adult Fiction

Items

The total number of items

10

Issues

The total number of issues across those items

100

Renewals

The total number of renewals across those items

100

Detail file

For more details use the full details download. This is split out to give a file per library service.

Field

Decription

Example

Catalogue flex key

A reference to the catalogue key, to match with a title record

i9780261670501

Item ID

The ID for the item, also the printed barcode found on the item

1804779308

Authority

The authority holding the item

Bristol

Library

The library holding the item

Henleaze

Item type

The item type

Adult Fiction

Date created

The date the item was created in the system

2015-03-14

Price

A price for the item (not always reliable)

3.99

Issues

The total number of issues for the item

8

Renewals

The total number of renewals for the item

6