[Koha] barcodes not visible in OPAC

Elaine Bradtke eb at efdss.org
Wed Jun 1 00:52:19 NZST 2011

I don't know where he was seeing them, then.  It doesn't display in
the MARC view either.  Some of the records have the number in an
ownership history note.  But that only applies to special collections.
Sorry to raise a red herring if it never was displayed. . .

On Tue, May 31, 2011 at 1:38 PM, Owen Leonard <oleonard at myacpl.org> wrote:
> On Tue, May 31, 2011 at 6:29 AM, Chris Cormack <chris at bigballofwax.co.nz> wrote:
>> 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.
> I agree with Chris. I don't think barcodes have ever shown on the OPAC
> detail page.
>>> The MARC framework is set to display barcodes (952p) in the OPAC. But
>>> they don't appear anywhere.
> The options for hiding and showing data in the OPAC based on the
> "hidden" setting in the MARC framework is limited to the MARC view in
> the OPAC, and even then I don't think it applies to item information.
> Sorry, I know that is not made clear by the help file.
>>> Barcodes are critical in our library as a means of differentiation
>>> between multiple (sometimes annotated) copies shelved in different
>>> locations.
> Sounds like a job for shelving locations?
>  -- Owen
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