[Koha] Linking via 830$w

Katrin Fischer katrin.fischer.83 at web.de
Tue Jan 4 11:02:33 NZDT 2022

Hi Thomas,

when you have a 8xx for a traced series, you usually have a 490 with
first indicator = 1 as well.


The 490 is also present in your sample record from DNB.

Hope this helps,


> Not sure what you mean by "490 ind". But the relationship is definitly
> not 1:1, but n:1 (i.e. we're linking from a child to a parent)
>> In this case linking horizontally to the other parts of the series
>> instead of linking to the set record was chosen by design, assuming it
>> would make more sense to the user. Especially since untraced series
>> don't have a set record and the link can only link to the parts.
> I think we are using this 830$w to link not horizontally, but
> vertically, from a book up to a sort of series ("Reihe"). We're not 100%
> sure this is correct, so we copied what DNB is doing (see again these
> links):
> https://portal.dnb.de/opac/simpleSearch?query=9783847703389
> linking via 830$w to
> https://portal.dnb.de/opac/opacPresentation?cqlMode=true&reset=true&referrerPosition=0&referrerResultId=%229783847703389%22%26any&query=idn%3D015935620
>> But it could be changed locally of course as you said by just changing
>> the index. If you don't want to change the XSLT file this can also be
>> done quite easily with jQuery in OpacUserJs:
> ok, that's another way to correct the param name.
> We were just not sure if using 'rcn' instead of 'control-number' was a
> bug in Koha or our MARC. It seems it is neither, so we'll use a
> workaround to "correct" the param name.
> Greetings,
> domm

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