[Koha] Search for local call number

Linda Culberson lculber at mdah.state.ms.us
Sat Jun 4 07:52:57 NZST 2011

We've talked it over, and we would like to try writing a patch for this, 
if there is no objection from the community.

On 1:59 PM, Chris Cormack wrote:
> 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) Â 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 :)
> Chris

Linda Culberson      lculber at mdah.state.ms.us
Archives and Records Services Division
Ms. Dept. of Archives & History
P. O. Box 571
Jackson, MS 39205-0571
Telephone:  601/576-6873   Fax:  601/576-6824

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