[Koha] barcodes not visible in OPAC

Elaine Bradtke eb at efdss.org
Tue May 31 23:35:30 NZST 2011

We were on 3.2 before the upgrade.
It's not something I noticed myself, but then I don't use the OPAC.
My boss says they were there (and he doesn't use the staff interface).
 We haven't customized Koha. We don't allow holds, so it would not
have been in the holds context.


On Tue, May 31, 2011 at 11:29 AM, Chris Cormack
<chris at bigballofwax.co.nz> wrote:
> 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?)
> Chris

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