Re: Title searches in text vs. Web OPAC
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- Date: Wed, 29 Nov 2000 16:28:02 -0500
- From: Michael Khatib <mkhatib@xxxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: Title searches in text vs. Web OPAC
Claudia Chester wrote:
> In this case, I believe the system is working as it should. My
> understanding of the <y MARC> field tag is that it's for miscellaneous MARC
> fields you don't want to display in your OPAC, so it would make sense for
> it not to be indexed.
> At 12:52 PM 11/29/2000 -0500, you wrote:
> >We had one similar experience:
> >I was using Rapid update to add a 793_0 field (added title) to a review
> file. When I used the <y MARC:> option the field was added to the records
> but was not being indexed (not available for searching). But when I used
> the <u ALT TITLE:> option it did index the added field.
> >Plus I also have the space bar problem. I thought It was something wrong
> with me...
Well it did display using the <y MARC:> option. The records looked exactly the
same. I thought that whether or not a field was indexed had to do with the index
rule for that field and not the cataloging utility option used to edit the record.
It might be functioning the way the system is set up to but that does not mean it
is as it should be.
Sinclair Community College
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