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    The Search Section

    The Search section includes the data (including metadata and full-text) being indexed during a search. The data is in several indexes to enable qualified searching—that is, to search for a specific index and/or enable ranking based on the field in which the query search terms were found.
    Repeatable fields of the source record are mapped to repeatable fields of the PNX record.
    The following table describes the fields in the Search section. In addition to these fields, Primo sites can add up to fifty local index fields.
    Search Section Fields
    Field Description
    addsrcrecordid
    The index that is created from the additional source record ID from the Control section.
    addtitle
    This field contains additional titles that are related to the record.
    Examples of MARC 21 source data:
    • 440 subfield $$a
    • 830 subfield $$a
    Alttitle
    The alternative titles.
    Examples of MARC 21 source data:
    MARC 21: 130, 210, 240, 246
    creationdate
    This field contains the publication date, which is the year when either the resource was created or the resource was published or manufactured. Valid years are one to four digits (0 - 9). For example: 1, 75, 910, and 2016. BCE dates are preceded by a minus sign. For example: -5.
    Multiple occurrences of this field are possible.
    The creation dates are used during searches and when refining dates with the date slider.
    The following notes apply to the date slider:
    • The initial date ranges that display in the date slider are based on the ranges in the creation date facet (see facets section), not the dates from this field.
    • Out of the box, the Creation Date facet ranges are hidden. If you want to display the facet ranges, change display:none to display:block in the following line of your local CSS file:
      .EXLFacetContainer ol li.EXLHiddenFacetCreationDate {display:none;}
    creatorcontrib
    The normalized form of authors created for the facets.
    Examples of MARC 21 source data:
    MARC 21:1XX and 700/710/711 fields.
    crsdept The course department.
    crsid The course ID.
    crsinstrc The course instructor.
    crsname The course name.
    description
    Description of the content of the resource. This includes abstract, contents notes, summary, and so forth.
    Examples of MARC 21 source data:
    MARC 21: 502, 505, 520 fields.
    enddate
    Contains the end date in date ranges. For more information, see Configuring Date Ranges.
    frbrid
    The ID assigned to records following the FRBRization process. The field is updated by the system.
    fulltext
    Words from the full-text that were added in the enrichment phase.
    general
    A general index for fields that have not yet been added to any of the specific indexes and should be. For example, publisher.
    isbn
    The ISBN of the item.
    Example of MARC 21 source data:
    MARC 21:020.
    issn
    The ISSN of the item.
    Example of source data:
    MARC 21: 022.
    matchid
    The ID assigned to records following the duplicate detection process. The field is updated by the system.
    orcidid
    The ORCID ID.
    pnxtype
    An internal Primo index that defines the type of PNX record. The field is updated by the system.
    recordid
    The recordid field from the Control section, which is used to locate a specific record. This is an internal Primo index.
    recordtype
    Record type—not in use.
    ressearscope
    The restricted search scope, used to limit discovery of certain PNX records to specific user groups. In order to limit discovery, the records should be assigned a denied search scope. Access is enabled based on the denied search scopes defined in a Back Office table. Access can be enabled based on institution, on-off campus, and user group. This field is copied to the scope field for indexing by the search engine.
    rsrctype
    The type field from the Display section.
    scope
    Used in creating search scopes and denied search scopes. The values from the search scope and restricted search scope fields above should be copied to the scope field.
    searchscope
    Used to create search scopes values for use in Primo views. This field is copied to the scope field for indexing by the search engine.
    sourceid
    Based on the sourceid field from the Control section. It may be required to filter out certain records and is an internal Primo index.
    startdate
    Contains the start date in date ranges. For more information, see Configuring Date Ranges.
    subject
    The topic of the content of the resource.
    Example of source data:
    MARC 21: 6XX fields.
    syndetics_fulltext
    Used for abstracts and other data loaded from Syndetics. This field is updated by the system.
    syndetics_toc
    Used for table of contents data loaded from Syndetics. This field is updated by the system.
    title
    The main title.
    Examples of source data:
    MARC 21: 245 subfields $$a and $$b.
    toc
    This field contains words from the table of contents.
    usertag
    This field contains end-user tags. This field is updated by the system.
    lsr01 - lsr50
    Local search fields.
    lsr40 through lsr50 are reserved for use with Primo Central and should not be used locally.
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