[Koha] Search for local call number

Chris Cormack chris at bigballofwax.co.nz
Fri Jun 3 09:20:24 NZST 2011

On 3 June 2011 09:15, Linda Culberson <lculber at mdah.state.ms.us> wrote:
> All,
> I've taken advice from the Koha group and enlisted the assistance of the
> staff  in helping me find problems in Koha.  One of the things we
> discovered in our version 3.4.1, is that the search for call number
> searches by word  ( callnum,wrdl ) when what we think we need is
> callnum,phr .
> The callnum,wrdl  works as is as long as there are no
> spaces.PI/1985.0031 works.  920/M69b  pulls up that call number but also
> 920/M69ba and 920/M69bi  (which to me is okay, because the 920/M69b is
> first)  But a search for Series 21 pulls up "Series 410/Roll 2164" as
> well as "Series 21" and "Series 21/Yazoo County"
> I know how to change it in the template, but is that what I should be
> doing?
IANAC (I am not a Cataloguer) but phrase makes more sense to me.
As long as it supports right truncation. Which looking at your example
it appears to do.

I think this could be your first patch to Koha, Linda :)


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