Yes, you can merge the catalogs to create a master catalog.
Please refer the below links.
Let me know if this helps.
Yes you can Merge the catalogs into one. Go to File>Import from another catalog.
Yes, Mrinmay, this did help. I was hoping it would be less tedious, as I have thousands of images that come up missing and I need to go and "relocate" them for LR.
I also believe that LR is duplicating images from one catalog to the next, but the consolidation seems to be working.
Thanks for your help.
I am glad that you have the issue sorted out.
Please feel free to contact us back for any further issues.