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    Functional differences between one or multiple subfields i in mfhd 852?

    • Product: Voyager
    • Relevant for Installation Type: Multi-Tenant Direct, Dedicated-Direct, Local, TotalCare

    Question

    Currently, holdings records have an 852 subfield i before each element of the Cutter and year (example: ‡h HB871 ‡i .L56513 ‡i 2017).

    Are there any system implications (normalization, sorting, etc) for moving to a single subfield i containing all Cutter elements (example: ‡h HB871 ‡i .L56513 2017)?

    Answer

    OPAC display, normalization, searching and sorting have the same result whether cutter & year are in separate or the same subfield i. Functionality remains essentially the same.


    • Article last edited: 21-Nov-2017
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