[Koha] 942 c searching and generating reports

Elaine Bradtke eb at efdss.org
Thu Dec 15 14:39:35 NZDT 2011

Nope, that didn't work.  How about something that will give me the
biblio number and the contents of the associated 942$c?
I can sort those in a spreadsheet and it might also give me a clue as
to what's going on.

On Thu, Dec 15, 2011 at 12:58 AM, Chris Cormack <chrisc at catalyst.net.nz> wrote:
> * Elaine Bradtke (eb at efdss.org) wrote:
>> The problem:
>> I need to batch edit a group of biblios, but first I have to find them
>> and extract a list of their biblio numbers.
>> All the biblios in question have a common trait: their 942$c is Components
>> They also do not have item records
>> But I can't seem to create a report that will do this (my grasp of the
>> whole report function is rather feeble).
>> Any advice?
>> Now for the inevitable weirdness:
>> I know there are over 70 biblios with Components in the 942$c field.
>> I created a report that lists all the biblionumbers and itemtypes. The
>> only Components that report produced were ones that had been manually
>> entered.  Not the 70+ that came in via a bulk import.
>> If I search for the items individually by title, etc. they are there
>> and appear to be normal records.
>> If I try to limit an advance search to Components, it draws a blank.
>> Which makes me think there's something fishy going on somewhere.  But
>> where to look?
> Hi Elaine
> I bet the ones imported just have the data in the marcxml field, so in
> order to find them you would use some sql like
> SELECT biblionumber FROM (SELECT biblionumber, ExtractValue(marcxml,
> '//datafield[@tag="942"]/subfield[@code="c"]') AS comp FROM
> biblioitems) as comptable WHERE comp="Components";
> Try that and see if you get at least 70 biblionumbers back
> One caveat, your mysql server needs to be running at least 5.1.5 for
> this query to work (most modern installs will be)
> Hope this helps
> Chris
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