[Koha] Fwd: Another authorities issue
savitra.sirohi at osslabs.biz
Wed Apr 21 02:21:50 NZST 2010
Nicole, I find that BiblioAddsAuthorities works for me exactly as it
should, this is on 3.00.02. I have zebra rebuilding biblios and
authorities. Perhaps Agnes's installation does not have zebra
Nucsoft OSS Labs
On Mon, Dec 7, 2009 at 8:55 PM, Nicole Engard <nengard at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi all,
> Any ideas about this? Is there a bug reporting that this doesn't work?
> ---------- Forwarded message ----------
> From: Agnes Rivers-Moore <arm at hanover.ca>
> Date: Fri, Dec 4, 2009 at 5:34 PM
> Subject: Another authorities issue
> To: Nicole Engard <nengard at gmail.com>
> Hi Nicole
> I remember that the Koha prefs manual mentioned that there should be a
> way to build authorities 'on the fly' -
> Defines if a new biblio will check for existing authority record and
> create one on-the-fly if one doesn't exist.
> * ON = a new biblio will check for existing authority record and
> create one on-the-fly if one doesn't exist."
> However I have not been able to get that to work. It seems that as you
> found, you can't do anything if the pref is set to ON.
> Also we would need to know more about how this is done (as the whole
> point of authorities is to avoid similar variations of the same name,
> the system should at least prompt the cataloguer with close matches
> before creating a new authority automatically).
> So, while you are on the trail, please could you ask around and see
> whether that is supposed to work, and if so, document how?
> Many thanks for all your work on a unified manual. I know this can be
> a thankless and unending task, so - we do appreciate it!
> Agnes Rivers-Moore
> Assistant Librarian
> Hanover Public Library
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