[Koha] What is the coded location qualifier in 952 $f

Erik Lewis elewis at ngrl.org
Fri Sep 18 07:18:12 NZST 2009

Thanks Galen,
Any other fields strike you worth ignoring completely?

On Sep 17, 2009, at 3:07 PM, Galen Charlton wrote:

> Hi,
> On Thu, Sep 17, 2009 at 1:34 PM, Erik Lewis <elewis at ngrl.org> wrote:
>> I'm getting ready to do a much more thorough load of marc into koha
>> from my current system.  In following the 952 framework I'm stuck on
>> subfield f the "coded location qualifier".  What is it?
> Practical answer: a field to ignore entirely ;)
> Long answer: It's probably derived from the MARC21 definition of the
> 852 $f, also called "coded location qualifier", which is meant to
> encode a situation where most of the items in a run of a serial are
> held in a location (e.g., the magazine stacks) with a few held in a
> second location (the new magazines area).  For the gory details,
> please see:
> http://www.loc.gov/marc/holdings/hd852.html
> Koha doesn't do anything with that subfield, and certainly makes no
> attempt to parse the coding.
> Regards,
> Galen
> -- 
> Galen Charlton
> gmcharlt at gmail.com

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