[Koha] Cataloging question - Electronic resource with no link (MARC21)
muirunyeri at gmail.com
Thu May 19 05:54:25 NZST 2022
I got interested in this discussion and tried to attach an a pdf to a
record in koha. (Followed bywater solutions video on
My pdf cannot however open. I get a request denied from 127.0.0.1. It opens
if I log in from the server but not from any other computer.
My koha version is 20.11.11 on ubuntu 20.05.
What am I missing?
Thanks for your help.
On Wed, 18 May 2022, 17:19 Caroline Cyr La Rose, <
caroline.cyr-la-rose at inlibro.com> wrote:
> Hi Heather!
> Thanks so much for your answer! (I was hoping you would answer because
> you're so knowledgable!)
> If I understand correctly, $3 is indeed used to specify the library for
> which the link is used, and it is possible to omit $u (as you said, it
> dates back to when stuff would maybe be on cdroms).
> I tried this in Koha
> 856 40 $3 Local periodical computer
> and the staff interface and OPAC still showed a link. This may be
> because of ind1= 4. I tried with different access methods, including
> ind1 = 7 and 'file' in $2; Koha always shows a link, clickable, but that
> leads nowhere.
> I also noticed that in the worldcat example for 'Encyclopedia of
> children and childhood', what I assume is in the $z (e.g. '(Unlimited
> Concurrent Users)') is not included in the clickable part of the link.
> Whereas in Koha, if you put something in $z, it will be clickable.
> I understand it's a very fringe case that 856 would be used for
> electronic resources that are not online (no $u). But to me, only
> $a/$d/$f, $u and $y should be in the clickable part of the link. The
> rest should be regular text. And if there is no $a/$d/$f or $u, there
> should be no link at all (not even the 'Click here').
> Maybe I will file a bug in bugzilla and see what others say, unless
> someone else on the mailing list has an opinion.
> Thank you again!
> On 2022-05-17 17:16, Hernandez, Heather H wrote:
> > Hi, Caroline--
> > It's the way that it's supposed to work--if you look at this record on
> > WorldCat.org:
> > http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/51900244
> > You'll see a link that says, "Flint Campus only," etc.--all the links
> > have text indicating authorized users only (text that's been put into
> > the 856 $z).
> > It's supposed to work like that because many places have electronic
> > resources that are available only to authorized users of particular
> > networks. It dates back to when some resources would even be on
> > CDRoms mounted on particular computers/drives that only authorized
> > users could access.
> > For the resource you're describing, if it were my library, I'd do
> > something like:
> > 856 40 $3 Research Center access $u http://... $z Requires staff login
> > They might want, e.g.:
> > 856 40 $3 Local periodical computer
> > 856 40 $3 In-library access only
> > You can use only the $3 if you want, too--we only use that field, and
> > it will display in place of "Click here to access," e.g.:
> > Details for: A dream of seven decades San Francisco's Aquatic Park / ›
> > SF Maritime NHP Research Center catalog (bywatersolutions.com)
> > <
> > I try to always put something into the $3, because "Click here to
> > access" is antiquated, when so many users are tapping on their phones,
> > and in the situation like you describe where not everyone is
> > authorized to access.
> > Cheerio!
> > --h2
> > ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
> > Ms. Heather Hernandez (she, her, hers) Technical Services Librarian
> > Library catalog: https://keys.bywatersolutions.com/ San Francisco
> > Maritime National Historical Park Research Center 2 Marina Blvd.,
> > Bldg. E, 3rd floor, San Francisco, CA 94123-1284 415-561-7032 (office
> > generally M-W, telecommuting Th-F) heather_hernandez at nps.gov <
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