Fwd: Re: Authority Records not displaying in Millenium Silver
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- Date: Wed, 22 Dec 2004 11:00:48 -0500
- From: Cliff Glaviano <jglavia at bgnet dot bgsu dot edu>
- Subject: Fwd: Re: Authority Records not displaying in Millenium Silver
Hi Mark, Bonna,
I was trying to see if this was solved now that we upgraded to the
2005 interim fix (Mil 2005 LE) ... and frankly, I'm a bit irritated at the
result. We obviously once had created subject authority records for the
titles Nozze di Figaro and Huckleberry Finn (etc., etc.) in order to lead
folks around in the catalog. Thanks to our friends at III, these no longer
exist !!! They do not appear in either Millennium or in text based. AND,
I can't even create them in Millennium or in text-based any longer!
This is pretty serious stuff, and I have yet to hear from anyone
(in-house or III) as to whether this is a known problem (a.k.a.
"improvement") with the silver -- Millennium combo (last message from me
was 11/8) to that list. I'm copying the folks at OhioLINK DMS, many of
whom are setting up to do an RFP for authority control ... this would seem
to complicate a lot of things for those folks ...
So, who starts the letter to III that starts, "Dear To Whom it May
Concern, Please allow us to make the catalog functional again .... " ???
Cliff Glaviano (419) 372-2107 (419) 372-7996 fax
Coordinator of Cataloging
Bowling Green State University
Bowling Green, OH 43403
mailto:jglavia at bgnet dot bgsu dot edu
"Her vocabulary was as bad as, like, whatever." -- worst analogies
Date: Mon, 08 Nov 2004 15:08:59 -0500
To: IUG INNOPAC List <innopac at innopacusers dot org>
From: Cliff Glaviano <jglavia at bgnet dot bgsu dot edu>
Subject: Re: Authority Records not displaying in Millenium Silver
... and it's not just Millennium ... we are on silver but not
millennium ... it unfortunately works the same way with title as subject
so that, for example, folks looking for "huckleberry finn" or works about
"huckleberry finn" are not being lead to "Adventures of Huckleberry Finn" ...
Is this a known problem with Silver ??
At 02:24 PM 11/8/2004, you wrote:
We are having the same problem reported to this list today by Jeffrey
Beall (thanks for pointing it out, Jeffrey!). It is particularly irksome
with prolific writers such as Isabel Allende or Federico Garcia Lorca.
There is a Known Issue in CSDirect about the missing authority record
problem, except that it had the additional "bonus" that other authors and
their headers (not within the search parameters) were displaying instead.
The problem cited there will be resolved in Millenium Release 2005 Limited
edition, so hopefully all will be okay thereafter (an added incentive to
California State University, Long Beach
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