[Koha] barcodes not visible in OPAC

Chris Cormack chris at bigballofwax.co.nz
Tue May 31 22:29:33 NZST 2011

On 31 May 2011 22:18, Elaine Bradtke <eb at efdss.org> wrote:
> We recently upgraded to 3.04.01 - Staff who work in the reading room
> have told me they can no longer see the item barcodes in the OPAC.  I
> have a feeling this has something to do with the way Koha now handles
> the item records.
> The MARC framework is set to display barcodes (952p) in the OPAC. But
> they don't appear anywhere.  As a stopgap I tried to get it to display
> in the ISBD but that doesn't work either.
> Barcodes are critical in our library as a means of differentiation
> between multiple (sometimes annotated) copies shelved in different
> locations.  Many of our readers make use of them.  Is there any way I
> can get them to display in the OPAC, or do I have to request an
> enhancement/ bug fix?
Hi Elaine

Did they used to show? If so, in what version?

I can't recall barcodes showing in the OPAC except when placing a hold
(they show there in 3.4.1) but I could be mistaken.  (Or maybe it was
a local customisation?)


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