There are a couple of ways to add items to the inventory:
 1. Via the import function when adding items in bulk
2. Via the "New" button on the top right corner of each collection index page. Clicking the new button will open a form showing the fields that were chosen to appear in that collection. This form can be populated and saved to create a new item.

3. Copy a dispatched stock or a shared repository item 

*Note that non-admin users cannot delete inventory items created by others (but can update them).

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