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    Configuring Local Resource Types


    Local resource types allow users to discover resource types that are configured locally and are not included using the out-of-the-box rules, which are based on standard metadata. For example, your library may need to support the discovery of local resource types (such as exam, book chapter, or case law).
    To add a local resource type:
    1. On the Discovery Configuration menu (Configuration Menu > Discovery), click Local Resource Types under Display Configuration to open the Local Resource Types page.
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      Local Resource Types Page
      From the Local Resource Types page, you can also edit and delete existing local fields by using the row actions.
    2. Click Add local Resource Type to open the Edit a Local Resource Type page.
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      Add a Local Resource Type
    3. Specify the following fields:
      Local Resource Type Fields
      Field Description
      General:
      Code
      Enter a unique code for the local resource type.
      Display Plural Label
      Enter the plural form of the resource type that you want displayed in the following sections of the UI:
      • The material type in the Advanced Search section:
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        Label in Advanced Search Section
      • The resource type in the Facets section:
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        Label in Facets Section
      Click the Globe button GlobeButton.png if you want to create translations for the label in the Advanced Media Type Labels and Facet Resource Type Labels code tables. For more information, see Configuring Display Labels.
      Display Singular Label
      Enter the singular form of the resource type that you want displayed in the record's brief display.
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      Label in Record's Brief Display
      Click the Globe button GlobeButton.png if you want to create translations for the label in the Icon Codes Labels code table. For more information, see Configuring Display Labels.
      RIS type
      Select a RIS type from the drop-down list.
      Genre
      Select a genre from the drop-down list.
      Metadata format
      Select a metadata format from the drop-down list.
      Active
      Select this check box to enable the resource type in Primo VE.
      Mapping from MARC records:
      MARC field and subfield
      Use the following format to specify the source MARC field and subfield that defines this type of local resource: <field> $<subfield>. For example: 999 $a
      Value in MARC field
      Specify the value from the MARC field/subfield that indicates that a source record matches your local resource type. If the field can be matched with several values, use a semicolon to separate the values. For example: exa;ex;Examination paper
      Mapping from Dublin Core:
      Dublin Core tag
      Enter the source Dublin Core tag that defines this type of local resource.
      Value in Dublin Core
      Specify the value from the Dublin Core tag that indicates that a source record matches your local resource type. If the field can be matched with several values, use a semicolon to separate the values. For example: exa;ex;Examination paper
    4. Click Save to create the local field and to return to the Local Fields page.
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