Z39.5 Import does not highlight DLC records from OCLC

Bug #1584090 reported by Sam Link on 2016-05-20
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Bug Description

In 2.10.1

Wishlist from cataloger:

The Z39.5 import screen does not allow catalogers to specify to search only DLC records from OCLC, and does not have a column or other indicator available for DLC records in the results.

Galen Charlton (gmc) wrote :

I note that OCLC has a special Z39.50 use attribute, 1019, that if set to 'y', *restricts* search results to DLC records. Would this be more or less useful than highlighting DLC records in search results?

As far as highlighting records is concerned, should that be based on the presence of "DLC" in the 040 $a or $c? What about if there's a $d with "DLC"?

[1] https://www.oclc.org/support/services/firstsearch/documentation/z3950/z3950_databases/specs/worldcat.en.html

Changed in evergreen:
importance: Undecided → Wishlist
tags: added: cataloging z3950

Good afternoon, Galen!

Thanks for getting back with me. I talked with our cataloger to get her
opinion. Naturally, in an ideal world, her response was "both" - being able
to *restrict* to DLC records, and highlighting them in a general search -
but in practice either, with a preference towards being able to restrict
the search due to the similarity to OCLC protocol.

On the highlighting of records, I'd say preference should be given to 040
$c as the transcribing agency, in case the $a field indicates a different
original cataloger for a record adopted by DLC. The $d field should be
ignored as a source for DLC indication as it's the modification history, so
if "DLC" appears there it isn't necessarily indicative that record as it
currently exists is from DLC.

Thanks,
Sam

On Mon, May 23, 2016 at 12:46 PM, Galen Charlton <email address hidden> wrote:

> I note that OCLC has a special Z39.50 use attribute, 1019, that if set
> to 'y', *restricts* search results to DLC records. Would this be more or
> less useful than highlighting DLC records in search results?
>
> As far as highlighting records is concerned, should that be based on the
> presence of "DLC" in the 040 $a or $c? What about if there's a $d with
> "DLC"?
>
> [1]
>
> https://www.oclc.org/support/services/firstsearch/documentation/z3950/z3950_databases/specs/worldcat.en.html
>
> ** Changed in: evergreen
> Importance: Undecided => Wishlist
>
> ** Tags added: cataloging z3950
>
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> Title:
> Z39.5 Import does not highlight DLC records from OCLC
>
> Status in Evergreen:
> New
>
> Bug description:
> In 2.10.1
>
> Wishlist from cataloger:
>
> The Z39.5 import screen does not allow catalogers to specify to search
> only DLC records from OCLC, and does not have a column or other
> indicator available for DLC records in the results.
>
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