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Item Material Type Guide

 

 

While working with new materials in Aleph, the cataloger must create item records for each piece cataloged. While filling out the Item Form, it is important that the cataloger chooses the appropriate Material Type, which is found under General Info (1) tab. There are four material types listed in the drop-down menu:

 

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Material type affects the display of items in Web OPAC:  the sort is different for items with material type ISSUE (as well as ISSBD) than those with BOOK type, for example.

 

The preferred display of item lists in Web OPAC is:

 

Material Type Selection

 

 

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Items are sorted in chronological order in Web OPAC:

 

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Items are sorted in reverse chronological order in Web OPAC:

 

 

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Items are sorted in reverse chronological order in Web OPAC:

 

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Indexed: Item Material Type Guide

Prepared by: Raimonda Margjoni and Robert Parker

Updated: June 11, 2007

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