Development Requests in Cataloging
Description: Treatment of volume parts. In many cases one needs
to interfile additional volumes or parts in the holdings.
Suggestion: To treat parts of volumes like issues of periodicals,
i.e. 1.1, 1.2, etc.
Description: The option to copy a series of see references from
index to index or even from other libraries.
Date: Old request.
See References One to Many
Description: Library of Congress subjects See references are not
built on a one to one but on a one to many basis.
e.g. Self government
We have provisional solutions but would like a real solution
Cancel Erasures in Holdings
Description: Option to cancel erasures in Holdings:
Recommendation: Need 'Do you really want to Delete? y or n'
in holdings to prevent accidental erasure of volumes, etc. This
feature is mandatory in most software programs.
Description: Holdings should show not only open date but also
last update as in bibliographical record. There should also be a
history file for interim updates.
Description: Add editing functions to Dynamic Edit, including wrap-around
from row to row, row deletion, copying rows.
Description: Record number should appear at the top of continuation
screens of records displayed in search, cataloging authorities, and maintenance.
Description: Uniform codes for work in Search, Maintenance and cataloging:
To display a record in Search: the number of the line + xp
to display a record in cataloging authorities: s
to display a record in maintenance: xp
To see notes in search: xp
To see notes in cataloging authorities: xp:
to see notes in maintenance: rf
n.b. see contradictory use of xp especially in search.
Why command (history)
Description: 'Why' command in Search shows previous commands. Extend
to Cataloging and maintenance.