Material Maintenance - General tab

Use the General tab to view and maintain general information about the material, including:

  • the description
  • publication details, if the material is a book or other publication.


 Opening the General tab

To open the General tab:

  1. Select Module > Assessments > Materials Maintenance from the main menu.
    The Set Material Search Criteria window is displayed.
    Tip: You can also access the material functions by clicking .
  2. Search for the material. See Searching for materials and suppliers.
    The General tab of the Material Maintenance window is displayed.

Material Maintenance - General tab key fields




Title of the book, tape, CD or series for a publication, or description of the material.


Edition of the book or publication.


Category of material. For example, textbook.

Your organisation must create categories for different materials. See luMaterialsCategory lookup table in the System maintenance manual.


Author of the book or publication.


ISBN of the book or publication.


Publisher's name.

Publish Place

City or country where the book or publication was published.

Publish Year

Year when the book or publication was published.

Media Type

Type of media. For example, book, tape, CD and so on.