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    Configuring Local Resource Types for Primo VE


    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

      Specify the MARC field and subfield in the source record that contains the resource type that you want to map to this local resource type: <field> $<subfield>. For example: 999 $a

      Value in MARC field

      Specify the specific value of the resource type that you want to map to this local resource type. If the field may hold several matching values, use a semicolon to separate the possible values. For example: exa;ex;Examination paper

      Mapping from Dublin Core:

      Dublin Core tag

      Specify the source Dublin Core tag in the DC source record that contains the resource type that you want to map to this local resource type.

      Value in Dublin Core

      Specify the specific value of the resource type that you want to map to this local resource type. If the field may hold several matching values, use a semicolon to separate the possible 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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