[Koha] Cataloging question - Electronic resource with no link (MARC21)
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Thu May 19 06:21:57 NZST 2022
127.0.0.1 is a loopback address that will address your computer as if it were something else. If it only works from the computer you’re on, that is to be expected. Find the IP of the server and use that IP to replace 127.0.0.1. Note that this may only work from within your local network.
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On Wed, May 18, 2022 at 1:54 PM, muiru james <muirunyeri at gmail.com> wrote:
> 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 <
>> Caroline Cyr La Rose, M.S.I.
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