- Article Type: Q&A
- Product: Alma
How does Alma determines the “record type” of a BIB record?
We can see in the operational record that the following field exists:
Where XX can be BK,CR,MU,MP,VM,CF,MX
But we want to know how these material type is determined.
The material type code is determined by a combination of the codes in positions 6 and 7 of the LDR field.
We will have BK in the following cases:
Pos6=a and pos7=c
Pos6=a and pos7=d
Pos6=a and pos7=m
Pos6=t and pos7=” “
We will have CR in the following cases:
Pos6=a and pos7=b
Pos6=a and pos7=i
Pos6=a and pos7=s
We will have MU in the following cases:
We will have MP in the following cases:
We will have VM in the following cases:
We will have CF in the following cases:
We will have MX in the following cases:
Category: Metadata editor
Subject: Marc21 – BIB
- Article last edited: 10/8/2013