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    Can't retrieve records by OCLC number after 9-digit switch-over

    • Article Type: General
    • Product: Aleph
    • Product Version: 17.01

    Description:
    We have a browse search for OCLC number in our web OPAC which I need to adjust for the new 9-digit OCLC numbers. The bib library tab_filing has had the following (to prevent having to enter leading zeroes when searching for the number):

    22 expand_num 8

    We have changed this to:

    22 expand_num 9

    But we find that the existing numbers are not searchable. How can we fix this?

    Resolution:
    The OCLC numbers which have been indexed with "expand_num 8" in tab_filing will be searchable with "expand_num 9" only after they are re-indexed.

    (Note: In order to make the tab_filing change take effect, you need to stop ue_01 (util e/2) and then restart it (util e/1.)

    In order to re-index all of the records, you will need to run p_manage_05.

    Additional Information

    oclc, 9 digit


    • Article last edited: 10/8/2013
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