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    Bibliographic Details

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    The Bibliographic Details table is a dimension that stores the bibliographic details of the item. This dimension is used across many SA and includes fields mapped from the MARC standard. The following table describes the fields including their mapping from MARC:
    Bibliographic Details
    Field Source in Alma (for Internal Reference) Mapping from MARC
    Title Taken from display.title in the display section of the operational record MARC 245 subfields a,b
    Title (Filing) The title with common words such as "The" and "An" removed to help with sorting the title
    For a video describing the use of this field, see Sort Analytics Reports by Filing Title - Ignoring "The", "A", and "An".
    Title (Normalized) The normalized Title. This field is useful when you want to use the normalized title from one subject area to compare with a report with fields from a different subject area. This field is built in the following manner:
    Alma does the following to the 245 field (except subfields c,h,6 and 8):
    • Removes non filing text.
    • Removes <<>> and anything between them.
    • Removes these characters: []|,.;:"
    • Changes these characters to a space: !@#$%^&*()_+-={}[] \";<>?,./~'"," "
    • Changes characters to lowercase.
    • Packs spaces (replace all sequences of more than one space with a single space).
    Title Author Combined and Normalized 100 characters of the normalized title and the first four letters of the author in lowercase letters, with spaces removed  
    Title (Complete) The information from MARC field 245, subfields $p, $n, $s, $k, $f, $g.
    Author Taken from display.author in the display section of the operational record List values, delimiter is (;)
    • MARC 100 excluding Numeric subfields
    • MARC 110 excluding numeric subfields
    • MARC 111 excluding numeric subfields
    Author (Contributor) An additional Author field For MARC21 the data for this field comes from MARC fields 700, 710, and 711, and for CNMARC it comes from the 702, 711, and 712 fields.
    Collection Name The name of the collection  
    Bibliographic Source of Acquisition Note The name of the people or organization that is the source of the material (from MARC field 541 $a)  
    Bibliographic Acquisition Accession Number Note The identification code assigned to materials acquired in a single and separate transfer of custody (from MARC field 541 $e).  
    Collection ID The ID of the collection  
    ISBN Taken from search.isbn in the search section of the operational record List values, delimiter is ;
    MARC 020 a,e,z
    MARC 776 z
    ISSN Taken from search.issn in the search section of the operational record List values, delimiter is ;
    MARC 022 a,y,e,z
    MARC 776 x
    Language of Cataloging The MARC code for the language of cataloging in the record 40 b
    Original Cataloging Agency The MARC code or the name of the organization that created the original record 40 a
    Publisher Taken from display.publisher_const_b in the display section of the operational record MARC 260 b
    MARC 264 b
    Remove special characters and replace spaces.
    Publication Date Taken from display.date_of_publication in the display section of the operational record
    If the record is in MARC21, then:
    • the bibliographic details publication date comes from 264 subfield c
    • if there is no 264 subfield c, then the publication date comes from 260 subfield c
    • if there is no 264 subfield c and also no 260 subfield c, then the publication date comes from 008 pos. 7-10
    If the record is in UNIMARC, then:
    • the bibliographic details publication date comes from 210 subfield d
    • New for June! If there is no 210 subfield d, then the publication date comes from field 214 subfield d.
    • if both fields do not exist, then the publication date comes from field 100 New for June! subfield a pos. 9-12 
    Date The date of the record
    362$$a
    360$$c
    360$$g
    008 pos. 7-10
    Publication Place Taken from display.place_of_pu blication in the display section of the operational record MARC 260 a. When 260a is empty, it is taken from MARC 264a
    Place Code Taken from display.place_code in the display section of the operational record For MARC 21 this is taken from 008 pos. 15-17
    Place of Publication - Country The country of publication 008 pos. 15-17
    Place of Publication - State The state of publication 008 pos. 15-17
    Place of Publication - City The city of publication 008 pos. 15-17

    Material Type

    See the table, Fields that Identify the Bibliographic Material Type, in the Material Types in Search Results section for a description of material type.

    MARC control LDR Material Type

    Material Type Code Code of the material type described above (in Material Type).  
    Begin Publication Date Taken from display.begin_pub_date in the search section of the operation For MARC 21 this is taken from 008 pos. 7-10
    End Publication Date Taken from display.end_pub_date in the search section of the operation For MARC 21 this is taken from 008 pos. 11-14
    Category of Material Taken from display. category_of_material in the display section of the operational record Position 0 of the 007 field of the bibliographic record
    Bibliographic Level Taken from display.bib_level in the display section of the operational record Position 7 of the LDR field of the bibliographic record
    Bibliographic ID Taken from display.bib_id in the display section in the operational record MARC 010 excluding numeric subfields
    Network Number Taken from search. other_system_number in the search section of the operational record This field is called "other system number" in Alma List values. The delimiter is ;
    MARC 035 or 019 excluding numeric subfields
    OCLC Control Number (019) The OCLC control number The data for this field is taken from MARC field 019
    OCLC Control Number (035a) The OCLC control number The data for this field is taken from MARC field 035a
    OCLC Control Number (035a+z) The OCLC control number The data for this field is taken from MARC field 035a+z
    OCLC Control Number (035z) The OCLC control number The data for this field is taken from MARC field 035z
    Open Access Indicates if the article is open access MARC 506 0_ $f Unrestricted online access $2 star
    Edition Taken from display.complete_edition in the display section of the operational record MARC 250 subfields a,b
    Language Code Taken from display.language in the display section in the operational record For MARC 21 this is taken from 008 pos. 35-37
    Series Taken from display.series_small in the display section in the operational record List values, delimiter is ;
    • MARC 830 subfields a,x,v
    • MARC 800 excluding numeric subfields
    • MARC 810 excluding numeric subfields
    Subjects Taken from display.subjects in the display section of the operational record List values, delimiter is ;
    MARC 6XX excluding numeric
    Type of Date Taken from display. type_of_date in the search section of the operational record For MARC 21 this is taken from 008 pos. 6
    Uniform Title Taken from display.uniform_title in the display section of the operational record MARC 240 excluding numeric subfields
    MARC 130 subfields a,p
    Uniform Resource Identifier The uniform resource identifier The data for this field comes from MARC field 856, subfield u.
    Resource Type Constructed based on existing bibliographic fields such as the LDR and 008. For more information, see The Resource Type Field.  
    The following table describes other fields in the shared dimension (taken from Alma and not MARC):
    Bibliographic Details
    Field Source in Alma (for Internal Reference)
    Active Course Code The code of an active course.
    Active Course Name The name of an active course.
    MMS ID Stores the MMS ID of the item
    LC Classification Top Line Stores the combined LC code and classification numbers until the first period which is followed by a letter. If there are no periods then the entire string is taken until there is a space. The length is limited to 50 characters.
    For example:
    • if the LC Classification is | a HB3821.I8 |b R3 then the LC Classification Top Line will be HB3821
    • if the LC Classification is | a DF506.5 |b .G27 then the LC Classification Top Line will be DF506.5
    • if the LC Classification is | a N 7353 |b .K513 1965 then the LC Classification Top Line will be N
    • if the LC Classification is | a NOT YET ORDERED then the LC Classification Top Line will be NOT
    The LC Classification Top Line will contain one value. For MARC21, if the bibliographic record has:
    • both 090 and 050 then the LC Classification Top Line will come from 090
    • 050 and not 090 then the LC Classification Top Line will come from 050
    • 090 and not 050 then the LC Classification Top Line will come from 090
    Dewey Classification Stores the Dewey Classification
    Dewey Classification Top Line Stores the first 3 digits of the Dewey Classification
    Chinese Classifications Stores the Chinese Classification
    Local Param 1-10 This field allows you to enrich the bibliographic and holdings information exported to Analytics with additional information from MARC fields in Alma."
    In order to make use of this field, you must contact Ex Libris Support and supply them with a three-digit MARC field code (for example, 901). (The field does not need to include a 9.)
    The fields can be number and code fields but not control fields. Therefore, the field must be greater than or equal to 010, because 00X are Control Fields and 01X-09X are Numbers and Code Fields.
    Following configuration of this field by Ex Libris Support, its value will be available in analytics.
    Subfields can be maintained in the Analytics fields identified for Local Param. When this capability is implemented, fields/subfields appear in Alma Analytics with the Alma subfield delimiter (either $$ or ‡) used to delineate the subfield content. Contact Support to enable this feature. Note that reindexing is required to fully implement this capability.
    Note that the local param fields are not related to the MARC type of the record. For example, if field 913 is defined to be in local param 1 then field 913 will always be in local param 1. This is the case if the record is of the type KORMARC, CNMARC, UNIMARC, MARC21, and so forth. It is not possible to have different sets of Local Param 1-10 for different types of MARC.
    Creator Stores the name of the user that created the record
    Creation Date Stores the creation date
    Modified By Stores the user name that modified the record
    Modification Date Stores the modification date
    Peer Reviewed Indicates if the article was peer reviewed
    Record Format The format of the bibliographic record.
    Possible values:
    • MARC 21
    • DC
    • KORMARC
    • CNMARK
    • UNIMARC
    • None
    Suppressed from Discovery Indicates whether the record is suppressed from external discovery systems
    Bibliographic Lifecycle The Lifecycle of the item. Possible values are Deleted and In Repository. This allows you to filter reports by In Repository/Deleted items.
    Network ID This field is used by institutions implementing a Network Zone. It is the same as the MMS ID of the bibliographic record in the Network Zone and can be used to create reports that show the MMS ID in the member institution (using the existing MMS ID), as well as the corresponding MMS ID in the Network Zone.
    ISSN (Normalized) The normalized ISSN. This field is useful when you want to use the normalized ISSN from one subject area to compare with a report with fields from a different subject area.
    ISBN (Normalized)
    The ISBN. Created for uniformity with Title (Normalized) and ISSN (Normalized).
    Brief Level The level of the brief record
    Originating System The system where the bibliographic record originated
    Originating System ID The ID of the system where the bibliographic record originated
    Originating System Version The version of the originating system
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