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Creating record specific access statuses


In Providence, there is an "access" metadata element I believe is inherent to Collective Access, and is applied to all records, sets, lists, etc. in Providence. If I set a default value for the "access" list (not accessible to the public), then everything I create is defaulted as such. If I wanted to create a new "access" metadata element for a specific type of record - say collection records - how can I make sure that the new access element will be recognized and applied by the system? My goal is to have only one type of record with a default access status as "not accessible to the public," without affecting everything else. Simply creating a new metadata element doesn't work though; I need to do something more, but what? I'm using the newest versions of Providence and Pawtucket. 



  • Hi Caroline,

    Unfortunately, the access dropdown is the same element for all records across the system.  The default value of this metadata element will be the same for all records that use the access dropdown.
  • Hi Sophie,

    Thanks for the quick response. That's kind of what I suspected. 
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