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    ILL2 - Why do borrowing requests contain 2 format fields?

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

    Why do borrowing requests (serial or non-serial) contain 2 formats fields, one denoting actual format (mongraph/serial/other) and another denoting format UK (Unknown)? For example:

    592 $$a SE $$b Serial
    592 $$a UK $$b Unknown format

    592 fields are created as defined in ill_format_type. The table has a line for unknown format:

    592 UK Unknown format 245## EXIST

    To see only one (relevant) format, you can remove or change this line. For example, you can change ./LIB40/tab/ill_format_type so that the 592 UK Unknown Format will only display if there is an invalid format specified in the LDR:

    592 UK Unknown format LDR F06-01 N-EQUAL [a,c,d,e,f,g,i,j,k,m,o,p,r,s,t]

    Additional Information

    592 UK Unknown format ILL2

    • Article last edited: 10/8/2013