[Koha] Dewey call numbers in MARC/Koha [IMPORTANT FOR ALL]
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Wed Aug 30 21:45:26 NZST 2006
Thanks for clearing that up Paul.
> BUT :
> most libraries uses dewey as call number. Thus the confusion made by
> so many librarians.
> And thus also the trick that you can use in Koha :
> Koha >> parameters >> system preferences >> catalogue >>
> itemcallnumber >> set (for example) 082c.
> Now, all your (new) items will have automatically the dewey code as
> call number, that you can manually edit.
> Note that for all existing items, you must modify them manually, sorry.
We're currently just experimenting, so modifying things manually isn't a
big issue. We use Dewey for locating items on the shelf, so I'll use
that Koha trick.
ICT Coordinator, National Teachers' Institute, Kaduna, Nigeria
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