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    What determines material type in titles list?

    • Article Type: Q&A
    • Product: Alma


    Title is showing material type of journal in list of titles. How can I change this?


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

    Additional Information

    The mapping is below.

    If Leader/06 = 'b' or 'p'= MIXED MATERIAL
    If Leader/06 = 't' = BOOK
    If Leader/06 = 'c', 'd', 'i', or 'j'= MUSIC
    If Leader/06 = 'e' or 'f' = MAP
    If Leader/06 = 'g', 'k', 'o', or 'r'= VISUAL MATERIALS
    If Leader/06 = 'm'= COMPUTER FILE
    If Leader/06 = 'a' and Leader/07 = 'a', 'c', 'm', or'd', = BOOK
    If Leader/06 = 'a' and Leader/07 = 'b', 'i', or 's', = JOURNAL

    Category: Inventory - Alma

    Subject: Index

    • Article last edited: 6/5/2014