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    Adding direct link to SDI email in "Opac Format"?

    • Article Type: General
    • Product: Aleph
    • Product Version: 18.01

    The customer is complaining that the link for the ALEPH record is not present in the SDI message when the patron selects the option "OPAC format" of the "SDI Record" form in the WEB OPAC. The direct link to the record is in MARC format and Name Tags. How can we also get it in "Opac Format"?

    The direct link to the record which you see in the email is the DRL field (DRL for Direct Link)

    The DRL may be added to the OPAC format by adding in file in bibliographic library $data_tab/edit_doc_999.eng the line:

    ## DRL## D LDirect link Y E

    But, this table defines the fields that shown on the full view of a record, and it is not reasonable (likely that you will want) to give a link to the page you’re in.

    So, in order to see it only in the SDI and mails sent from the brief list the following line should be added in bibliographic library $data_tab/tab_expand :

    WEB-MAIL expand_doc_link_to_doc

    And, in order NOT to see the DRL field in the full view, the following line should NOT be in bibliographic library $data_tab/tab_expand:

    WEB-FULL expand_doc_link_to_doc

    Additional Information

    sdi email; direct link, opac format

    • Article last edited: 10/8/2013