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    What determines Material Type in Titles repository search results list?


    Question

    A Title search shows "Material Type" information as a Facet.  How is this facet determined?

    Answer

    The display in Alma is based on the bibliographic record's leader and 007 information.

    For example, LDR Position 6 = a, Position 7 = a or c or d or m, the Alma Bibliographic Material is "BK", and Alma Material Type Term is "Book".

    For complete and exact information, please see the Online Help, link provided below.

    Additional Information

    For exact and latest information, please consult "Material Types in Search Results".

     


    • Article last edited: 29-NOV-2018