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tlittle [Time to Get Started]
acq:startingacq [2021/02/19 11:19] (current)
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 To download MARC order files from vendors to be uploaded into Evergreen, some vendors require that your account have a particular setting enabled. You may want to review the list of vendors who offer **[[acq:marcedi_availability|MARC downloads]]** to check if your vendors' offer this service and if there is an additional fee. Uploading MARC order files into Evergreen is not required, but it is highly recommended. To download MARC order files from vendors to be uploaded into Evergreen, some vendors require that your account have a particular setting enabled. You may want to review the list of vendors who offer **[[acq:marcedi_availability|MARC downloads]]** to check if your vendors' offer this service and if there is an additional fee. Uploading MARC order files into Evergreen is not required, but it is highly recommended.
  
-<note>This is not the same thing as receiving vendor cataloging. It is a different process.</note>+<note>This is not the same thing as using vendor cataloging. It is a different process.</note>
  
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 This time frame can vary widely depending on the skills and time capabilities of library staff. It could be done in two weeks, or it could take two months. It also depends on your vendors and your current setup with them. Many times vendor accounts were set up many years ago, and underlying oddities aren't uncovered until the EDI setup process starts. Library staff also need to have access to information, like vendor account numbers and budget numbers. That may take time to gather. This time frame can vary widely depending on the skills and time capabilities of library staff. It could be done in two weeks, or it could take two months. It also depends on your vendors and your current setup with them. Many times vendor accounts were set up many years ago, and underlying oddities aren't uncovered until the EDI setup process starts. Library staff also need to have access to information, like vendor account numbers and budget numbers. That may take time to gather.
  
-The actual setup in Acquisitions generally takes no more than an afternoon. But depending on your library's setup, it may take longer to gather information and coordinate with vendors.+The actual setup in Acquisitions generally takes no more than a day or two. But depending on your library's setup, it may take longer to gather information and coordinate with vendors.
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