[Koha] authority control

Joshua M. Ferraro jmf at liblime.com
Sun Jan 28 06:49:52 NZDT 2007

Hi Jason,

----- Jason Ronallo <jronallo at gmail.com> wrote:
> I'm using authority control of the 100 fields in MARC21. I'm
> importing
> records from the Library of Congress. As I do that I'm importing
> authority records and linking them to records. I now have a piece
> where there is no authority record for the author in LC authorities.
> I
> try to just enter the name as it appears on the title page and Koha
> does not let me enter anything.
> Is there no way to enter text on an authority linked field on my own?
> Will I have to create my own authority record for each of these
> names?
The default behavior is to restrict entries to just authorities
records, though you can, of course, edit the template and remove the
READONLY statement if you want to be able to add a field without that

Hope that helps,

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