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    Configuring Local Display and Search Fields


    The use of local fields allows you map information (such as notes) from MARC fields (009, 09x, 490, 5xx, 69x, and 9xx) in the source records to Primo VE, where these fields can then be used to extend search queries and to display additional information in the record's brief and full displays. Primo VE allows you to configure up to 50 local fields.
    To add a local field:
    1. On the Discovery Configuration menu (Configuration Menu > Discovery), click Manage Local Fields under Display Configuration to open the Local Fields page.
    2. Click Add new local field.
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      Local Fields Page
      From the Local Fields page, you can also edit and delete existing local fields by using the row actions.
    3. Click Add new local field to open the Define a Local Field page.
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      Define a Local Field Page
    4. Specify the following fields:
      • Field to edit – Select the local field that you want to use.
      • Display label – Specify a display label for the information that you are mapping from the source records.
        Click the Globe button GlobeButton.png if you want to create translations for the label in the Advanced Search Index Fields Labels and Local Fields Labels code tables. For more information, see Configuring Display Labels.
      • Index fields for search – Select this field if you want the information in this local field to be searchable by users. If you do not select this check box, the search engine will not index the information in this local field, but you can still display the information in Primo VE. For more details on search indexes, see Adding a Search Index.
    5. Click Add MARC field to open the Add a MARC field dialog box:
      1. Select a MARC field from the MARC fields drop-down list.
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        Add a MARC Field Dialog Box
      2. Click Add MARC Field to save the assignment.
    6. Repeat step 4 if you want to map multiple MARC fields to a single local field.
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      Multiple MARC Fields Mapped to a Local Field 
    7. Click Save to create the local field and to return to the Local Fields page.
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