Enhanced content

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Important

Always read the terms of service associated with external data sources to be sure that you are using the products within the allowed limits.

Note

You cannot have more than one service for cover images (including local cover images) set up. If you set up more than one you will get multiple cover images. Instead choose only one source for cover images.

Adlibris

AdlibrisCoversEnabled

Default: Don't show

Asks: ___ cover images in OPAC results and detail listing from Swedish retailer Adlibris.

Values:

  • Don't show

  • Show

AdlibrisCoversURL

Default: http://www.adlibris.com/se/organisationer/showimagesafe.aspx

Asks: ___ for the Adlibris cover service.

All

FRBRizeEditions

Default: Don't show

Asks: ___ other editions of an item on the staff client

Values:

  • Don't show

  • Show

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Description:

  • Using the rules set forth in the Functional Requirements for Bibliographic records, this option, when enabled, pulls all editions of the same title available in your collection regardless of material type. Items will appear under an 'Editions' tab on the detail page for the title in question.. According to Libraries Unlimited's Online Dictionary for Library and Information Science (http://lu.com/odlis/), FRBRizing the catalog involves collating MARC records of similar materials. FRBRization brings together entities (sets of Works, Expressions, or Manifestations), rather than just sets of Items. It can aid patrons in selecting related items, expressions, and manifestations that will serve their needs. When it is set to "Show", the OPAC will query one or more ISBN web services for associated ISBNs and display an Editions tab on the details pages. Once this preference is enabled, the library must select one of the ISBN options (such as ThingISBN). This option is only for the Staff Client - the OPACFRBRizeEditions option must be enabled to have the Editions tab appear on the OPAC.

    Important

    Requires that you turn on one or more of the ISBN services (such as ThingISBN).

OPACFRBRizeEditions

Default: Don't show

Asks: ___ other editions of an item on the OPAC.

Description:

  • Using the rules set forth in the Functional Requirements for Bibliographic records, this option, when enabled, pulls all editions of the same title available in your collection regardless of material type. Items will appear under an 'Editions' tab on the detail page for the title in question.. According to Libraries Unlimited's Online Dictionary for Library and Information Science (http://lu.com/odlis/), FRBRizing the catalog involves collating MARC records of similar materials. FRBRization brings together entities (sets of Works, Expressions, or Manifestations), rather than just sets of Items. It can aid patrons in selecting related items, expressions, and manifestations that will serve their needs. When it is set to "Show", the OPAC will query one or more ISBN web services for associated ISBNs and display an Editions tab on the details pages. Once this preference is enabled, the library must select one of the ISBN options (such as ThingISBN). This option is only for the OPAC - the FRBRizeEditions option must be turned "On" to have the Editions tab appear on the Staff Client.

Values:

  • Don't show

  • Show

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This preference pulls all editions of the same title available in your collection regardless of material type. Items will appear under an 'Editions' tab on the detail page for the title in question.

Important

Requires that you turn on one or more of the ISBN services (such as ThingISBN).

Amazon

AmazonAssocTag

Asks: Put the associate tag ___ on links to Amazon.

Note

This can net your library referral fees if a patron decides to buy an item after clicking through to Amazon from your site.

Description:

  • An Amazon Associates Tag allows a library to earn a percentage of all purchases made on Amazon when a patron accesses Amazon's site via links on the library's website. More information about the Amazon Associates program is available at Amazon's Affiliate Program's website, https://affiliate-program.amazon.com/. Before a tag can be obtained, however, the library must first apply for an Amazon Web Services (AWS) account. Applications are free of charge and can be made at http://aws.amazon.com. Once an AWS account has been established, the library can then obtain the Amazon Associates Tag.

Sign up at: https://affiliate-program.amazon.com/

AmazonCoverImages

Default: Don't show

Asks: ___ cover images from Amazon on search results and item detail pages on the staff interface.

Values:

  • Don't show

  • Show

Description:

  • This preference makes it possible to either allow or prevent Amazon cover images from being displayed in the Staff Client. Cover images are retrieved by Amazon, which pulls the content based on the first ISBN number in the item's MARC record. Amazon offers this service free of charge. If the value for this preference is set to "Show", the cover images will appear in the Staff Client, and if it is set to "Don't show", the images will not appear. Finally, if you're using Amazon cover images, all other cover image services must be disabled. If they are not disabled, they will prevent AmazonCoverImages from functioning properly.

AmazonLocale

Default: American

Asks: Use Amazon data from its ___ website.

Value:

  • American

  • British

  • Canadian

  • French

  • German

  • Indian

  • Japanese

OPACAmazonCoverImages

Default: Don't show

Asks: ___ cover images from Amazon on search results and item detail pages on the OPAC.

Values:

  • Don't show

  • Show

Description:

  • This preference makes it possible to either allow or prevent Amazon cover images from being displayed in the OPAC. Cover images are retrieved by Amazon, which pulls the content based on the first ISBN number in the item's MARC record. Amazon offers this service free of charge. If the value for this preference is set to "Show", the cover images will appear in the OPAC, and if it is set to "Don't show", the images will not appear. Finally, if you're using Amazon cover images, all other cover image services must be disabled. If they are not disabled, they will prevent AmazonCoverImages from functioning properly.

Babelthèque

Babelthèque

Default: Don't

Asks: ___ include information (such as reviews and citations) from Babelthèque in item detail pages on the OPAC.

Description:

  • This preference makes it possible to display a Babelthèque tab in the OPAC, allowing patrons to access tags, reviews, and additional title information provided by Babelthèque. The information which Babelthèque supplies is drawn from the French language-based Babelio.com [http://www.babelio.com/], a French service similar to LibraryThing for Libraries. More information about Babelthèque is available through its website, http://www.babeltheque.com [http://www.babeltheque.com/]. Libraries that wish to allow access to this information must first register for the service at http://www.babeltheque.com. Please note that this information is only provided in French.

Values:

  • Do

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  • Don't

Babeltheque_url_js

Asks: ___ Defined the url for the Babelthèque javascript file (eg. http://www.babeltheque.com/bw_XX.js)

Babeltheque_url_update

Asks: ___ Defined the url for the Babelthèque update periodically (eq. http://www.babeltheque.com/.../file.csv.bz2).

Baker & Taylor

Important

This is a pay service, you must contact Baker & Taylor to subscribe to this service before setting these options.

BakerTaylorBookstoreURL

Asks: Baker and Taylor "My Library Bookstore" links should be accessed at https:// ___ isbn

Description:

  • Some libraries generate additional funding for the library by selling books and other materials that are purchased from or have been previously leased from Baker & Taylor. These materials can be accessed via a link on the library's website. This service is often referred to as "My Library Bookstore." In order to participate in this program, the library must first register and pay for the service with Baker & Taylor. Additional information about this and other services provided by Baker & Taylor is available at the Baker & Taylor website, https://www.baker-taylor.com/. The BakerTaylorBookstoreURL preference establishes the URL in order to link to the library's Baker & Taylor-backed online bookstore, if such a bookstore has been established. The default for this field is left blank; if no value is entered, the links to My Library Bookstore will remain inactive. If enabling this preference, enter the library's Hostname and Parent Number in the appropriate location within the URL. The "key" value (key=) should be appended to the URL, and https:// should be prepended.

This should be filled in with something like koha.mylibrarybookstore.com/MLB/actions/searchHandler.do?nextPage=bookDetails&parentNum=10923&key=

Note

Leave it blank to disable these links.

Important

Be sure to get this information from Baker & Taylor when subscribing.

BakerTaylorEnabled

Default: Don't add

Asks: ___ Baker and Taylor links and cover images to the OPAC and staff client. This requires that you have entered in a username and password (which can be seen in image links).

Values:

  • Add

  • Don't add

Description:

  • This preference makes it possible to display Baker & Taylor content (book reviews, descriptions, cover images, etc.) in both the Staff Client and the OPAC. Libraries that wish to display Baker & Taylor content must first register and pay for this service with Baker & Taylor (https://www.baker-taylor.com/). If Baker & Taylor content is enabled be sure to turn off other cover and review services to prevent interference.

    Important

    To use this you will need to also set the BakerTaylorUsername and BakerTaylorPassword system preferences

BakerTaylorUsername and BakerTaylorPassword

Asks: Access Baker and Taylor using username ___ and password ___

Descriptions:

  • This setting in only applicable if the library has a paid subscription to the external Content Café service from Baker & Taylor. Use the box provided to enter in the library's Content Café username and password. Also, ensure that the BakerTaylorBookstoreURL and BakerTaylorEnabled settings are properly set. The Content Café service is a feed of enhanced content such as cover art, professional reviews, and summaries that is displayed along with Staff Client/OPAC search results. For more information on this service please see the Baker & Taylor website: https://www.baker-taylor.com/

    Important

    Be sure to get this information from Baker & Taylor when subscribing.

Coce Cover images cache

Coce is a remote image URL cache. With this option, cover images are not fetched directly from Amazon, Google, and so on. Their URLs are requested via a web service to Coce which manages a cache of URLs.

Coce

Default: Don't enable

Asks: ___ a Coce image cache service.

Values:

  • Don't enable

  • Enable

Description:

  • Coce has many benefits when it comes to choosing and displaying cover images in Koha:

    • If a book cover is not available from a provider, but is available from another one, Koha will be able to display a book cover, which isn't the case now

    • Since URLs are cached, it isn't necessary for each book cover to request, again and again, the provider, and several of them if necessary.

    • Amazon book covers are retrieved with Amazon Product Advertising API, which means that more covers are retrieved (ISBN13).

      Important

      Coce does not come bundled with Koha. Your Koha install will not already have a Coce server set up. Before enabling this functionality you will want to be sure to have a Coce server set up. Instructions on installing and setting up Coce can be found on the official github page at https://github.com/fredericd/coce.

CoceHost

Asks: Coce server URL ___

Description:

  • This will be the full URL (starting with http://) to your Coce server.

CoceProviders

Asks: Use the following providers to fetch the covers ___

Values:

  • [Select all]

  • Amazon Web Services

  • Google Books

  • Open Library

Description:

  • The providers chosen here will be used to gather cover images for display in your Koha catalog.

Google

GoogleJackets

Default: Don't add

Asks: ___ cover images from Google Books to search results and item detail pages on the OPAC.

Values:

  • Add

  • Don't add

Description:

  • This setting controls the display of applicable cover art from the free Google Books database, via the Google Books API. Please note that to use this feature, all other cover services should be turned off.

HTML5 Media

HTML5MediaEnabled

Default: not at all

Asks: Show a tab with a HTML5 media player for files catalogued in field 856 ___

Values:

  • in OPAC and staff client

  • in the OPAC

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  • in the staff client

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  • not at all

Description:

  • If you have media elements in the 856 of your MARC record this preference can run/show those media files in a separate tab using HTML5.

HTML5MediaExtensions

Default: webm|ogg|ogv|oga|vtt

Asks: Media file extensions ___

Description:

  • Enter in file extensions separated with bar (|)

HTML5MediaYouTube

Default: Don't embed

Important

To turn this on first enable HTML5MediaEnabled

Asks: ___ YouTube links as videos.

Values:

  • Don't embed

  • Embed

Description:

  • This preference will allow MARC21 856$u that points to YouTube to appear as a playable video on the pages defined in HTML5MediaEnabled.

LibraryThing

LibraryThing for Libraries is a pay service. You must first contact LibraryThing directly for pricing and subscription information. Learn more at http://www.librarything.com/forlibraries. Also, for further configuration instructions please see the LibraryThing Wiki: http://www.librarything.com/wiki/index.php/Koha

LibraryThingForLibrariesEnabled

Default: Don't show

Asks: ___ reviews, similar items, and tags from Library Thing for Libraries on item detail pages on the OPAC.

Values:

  • Don't show

  • Show

Description:

  • This setting is only applicable if the library has a paid subscription to the external LibraryThing for Libraries service. This service can provide patrons with the display of expanded information on catalog items such as book recommendations. It also can offer advanced features like tagged browsing, patron written reviews, and a virtual library display accessed from the details tab.

    Important

    If this is set to 'show' you will need to enter a value in the LibraryThingForLibrariesID system preference.

LibraryThingForLibrariesID

Asks: Access Library Thing for Libraries using the customer ID ___

Description:

  • This setting is only applicable if the library has a paid subscription to the external LibraryThing for Libraries service. Use the box provided to enter in the library's LibraryThing for Libraries ID as provided to the library by LibraryThing. The ID number is a series of numbers in the form ###-#########, and can be found on the library's account page at LibraryThing for Libraries. This service can provide patrons with the display of expanded information on catalog items such as book recommendations and cover art. It also can offer advanced features like tagged browsing, patron written reviews, and a virtual library display accessed from the details tab.

LibraryThingForLibrariesTabbedView

Default: in line with bibliographic information

Asks: Show Library Thing for Libraries content ___

Values:

  • in line with bibliographic information

  • in tabs

Description:

  • This setting is only applicable if the library has a paid subscription to the external LibraryThing for Libraries service. This service can provide patrons with the display of expanded information on catalog items such as book recommendations and cover art. It also can offer advanced features like tagged browsing, patron written reviews, and a virtual library display accessed from the details tab.

ThingISBN

Default: Don't use

Asks: ___ the ThingISBN service to show other editions of a title

Values:

  • Don't use

  • Use

Description:

  • Set to 'Use' to display an "Editions" tab on the item's detail page. Editions are listed, complete with cover art (if you have one of the cover services enabled) and bibliographic information. The feed comes from LibraryThing's ThingISBN web service. This is a free service to non-commercial sites with fewer than 1,000 requests per day.

    Important

    Requires FRBRizeEditions and/or OPACFRBRizeEditions set to 'show'

    Important

    This is separate from Library Thing for Libraries and does not have a cost associated with it.

Local or remote cover images

AllowMultipleCovers

Default: Don't allow

Asks: ___ multiple images to be attached to each bibliographic record.

Values:

  • Allow

  • Don't allow

Description:

  • If this preference is set to 'Allow' then you can upload multiple images that will appear in the images tab on the bib record in the OPAC and the staff client. This preference requires that either one or both LocalCoverImages and OPACLocalCoverImages are set to 'Display.^

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CustomCoverImages

Default: Don't display

Asks: ___ custom remote url images in the staff client.

Values:

  • Display

  • Don't display

Description:

OPACCustomCoverImages

Default: Don't display

Asks: ___ custom remote url images at the OPAC.

Values:

  • Display

  • Don't display

Description:

  • If you use CustomCoverImagesURL, this preference indicates if you want these cover images to appear in the OPAC.

  • Use CustomCoverImages if you want those images to appear in the staff interface.

CustomCoverImagesURL

Asks: Using the following URL: ___

Description:

LocalCoverImages

Default: Don't display

Asks: ___ local cover images on intranet search and details pages.

Values:

  • Display

  • Don't display

Description:

  • Setting this preference to 'Display' allows you to upload your own cover images to bib records and display them on the detail page in the staff client. At this time the cover will only show under the 'Images' tab on the holdings table on the detail display, not next to the title at the top left or on the search results.

OPACLocalCoverImages

Default: Don't display

Asks: ___ local cover images on OPAC search and details pages.

Values:

  • Display

  • Don't display

Description:

  • Setting this preference to 'Display' allows you to upload your own cover images to bib records and display them on the detail page and search results in the OPAC.

Manual

KohaManualBaseURL

Default: https://koha-community.org/manual/

Asks: Location of the Koha manual ___

Description:

  • You can specify the location of the Koha manual to use. This is the URL that will be used for the help pages when you click 'Help' at the top right corner of the page.

  • By default, the Koha manual is used, but you can use this system preference to substitute for your own help pages.

  • If the URL starts with '/', the value of staffClientBaseURL will be used as a prefix.

  • Note that it will be suffixed by the version / the language / the format (/17.11/en/html)

KohaManualLanguage

Default: English

Asks: Language of the online manual ­___

Description:

  • By default, the language of the Koha interface will be used as the manual language. However, if the manual is not translated in that language, this system preference specifies the fallback language.

Novelist Select

Novelist Select is not a free service. Contact your Ebsco representative to get your log in information to embed this content in the OPAC.

Important

Novelist Select does not include cover images for the search results and bibliographic detail pages. You can choose any other cover image service for this content or you can contract with Ebsco to get access to the Baker & Taylor Content Cafe for an added fee.

NovelistSelectEnabled

Default: Don't add

Asks: ___ Novelist Select content to the OPAC.

Values:

Description:

  • Novelist Select from Ebsco is a subscription service that can provide additional content in the OPAC.

NovelistSelectProfile and NovelistSelectPassword

Asks: Access Novelist Select using user profile ___ and password ___.

Important

This information will be visible if someone views the source code on your OPAC.

Description:

  • Novelist Select from Ebsco is a subscription service that can provide additional content in the OPAC.

NovelistSelectStaffEnabled

Default: Don't add

Asks: ___ Novelist Select content to the Staff client (requires that you have entered in a user profile and password, which can be seen in image links).

Values:

  • Don't add

  • Add

NovelistSelectStaffProfile

Asks: Access Novelist Select using user profile ___ on the staff client

Description:

  • Without this value being set, Novelist features will be disabled on the staff client until a correct profile is obtained from Novelist and entered into the field.

    Note

    This value must be set independently of the OPAC profile for Novelist

NovelistSelectStaffView

Default: in a tab

Asks: Display Novelist Select staff content ___.

Values:

  • above the holdings table

  • below the holdings table

  • in a tab

NovelistSelectView

Default: in an OPAC tab

Asks: Display Novelist Select content ___

Description:

  • Novelist Select provides a lot of content, for that reason you have four choices of where to display this content. The default view is in a tab in the holdings table.

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    The content is the same if you choose to show it above the holdings table or below it. If shown in the right column of the page it's the same content, but displays a bit differently since space is limited.

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Values:

  • above the holdings table

  • below the holdings table

  • in an OPAC tab

  • under the Save Record dropdown on the right

Open Library

OpenLibraryCovers

Default: Don't add

Asks: ___ cover images from Open Library to search results and item detail pages on the OPAC.

Values:

  • Add

  • Don't add

Description:

  • This setting controls the display of applicable cover art from the free Open Library database, via the Open Library API. Please note that to use this feature, all other cover services should be turned off.

OpenLibrarySearch

Default: Don't show

Asks: ___ search results from Open Library on the OPAC.

Values:

  • Don't show

  • Show

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Overdrive

OverDrive is an pay service. You must first contact OverDrive directly for pricing and subscription information. Enabling this service will integrate Overdrive results in to your OPAC searches. You will have to apply for these 3 pieces of information through an application as an API developer. Overdrive API applications are evaluated once a week so you may not be able to use this feature immediately after signing up. To learn more please contact your OverDrive representative.

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OverDriveCirculation

Default: Don't enable

Asks: ___ users to access their OverDrive circulation history, and circulate items. If you enable access, you must register auth return url of http(s)://my.opac.hostname/cgi-bin/koha/external/overdrive/auth.pl with OverDrive.

Values:

  • Don't enable

  • Enable

OverDriveClientKey and OverDriveClientSecret

Asks: Include OverDrive availability information with the client key __ and client secret ___

Description:

  • OverDrive customers can get this information by visiting the OverDrive Developer Portal [https://developer.overdrive.com/docs/getting-started] and following the instructions found there to apply as an API developer. Once this data and the OverDriveLibraryID are populated you will see OverDrive results on your OPAC searches.

OverDriveLibraryID

Asks: Show items from the OverDrive catalog of library # ___

Description:

  • OverDrive customers can get this information by visiting the OverDrive Developer Portal [https://developer.overdrive.com/docs/getting-started] and following the instructions found there to apply as an API developer. Once this data and the OverDriveClientKey and OverDriveClientSecret are populated you will see OverDrive results on your OPAC searches.

Syndetics

Syndetics is a pay service. You must first contact Syndetics directly for pricing and subscription information.

SyndeticsAuthorNotes

Default: Don't show

Asks: ___ notes about the author of a title from Syndetics on item detail pages on the OPAC.

Values:

  • Don't show

  • Show

Description:

  • When this option is set to "Show", Syndetics provides notes and short author biographies for more that 300,000 authors, in both fiction and nonfiction. With this option enabled the library can display Syndetics Author Notes on the OPAC. According to the Syndetics Solutions website (http://www.bowker.com/syndetics/), Author Notes include lists of contributors for many multi-author texts and compilations. The SyndeticsClientCode must be entered and the SyndeticsEnabled option must be activated before this service can be used.

SyndeticsAwards

Default: Don't show

Asks: ___ information from Syndetics about the awards a title has won on item detail pages on the OPAC.

Values:

  • Don't show

  • Show

Description:

  • When this option is set to "Show", Syndetics provides its clients with a list of awards that any title has won. With this service enabled the library can display those awards for each book on its website. For each book or item that comes up during a user search, the list of awards for that title will be displayed. When a user clicks on a given award, information about that award is presented along with a list of the other titles that have won that award. If the user clicks on any title in the list, they will see holdings information about that title in their region. This option is a paid subscription service. The SyndeticsClientCode must be entered and the SyndeticsEnabled option must be activated before this service can be used.

SyndeticsClientCode

Asks: Use the client code ___ to access Syndetics.

Description:

  • Once the library signs up for Syndetics' services, Syndetics will provide the library with an access code. (Visit the Syndetics homepage at http://www.bowker.com/syndetics/ for more information.) This is the code that must be entered to access Syndetics' subscription services. Syndetics is a paid subscription service. This value must be entered before SyndeticsEditions can be enabled. If the code is lost, corrupted, or forgotten, a new one can be obtained from http://www.bowker.com/syndetics/.

    Important

    You will need to get your client code directly from Syndetics.

SyndeticsCoverImages and SyndeticsCoverImageSize

SyndeticsCoverImages Default: Don't show

SyndeticsCoverImageSize Default: medium

Asks: ___ cover images from Syndetics on search results and item detail pages on the OPAC in a ___ size.

Descriptions:

  • When enabled, SyndeticsCoverImages, allows libraries to display Syndetics' collection of full-color cover images for books, videos, DVDs and CDs on their OPAC. For each book or item that comes up during a user search, the cover image for that title will be displayed. Since these cover images come in three sizes, the optimum size must be selected using the SyndeticsCoverImageSize preference after SyndeticsCoverImages are enabled. Syndetics cover images come in two sizes: mid-size (187 x 187 pixels), and large (400 x 400 pixels). Syndetics is a paid subscription service. The SyndeticsClientCode must be entered and the SyndeticsEnabled option must be activated before this service can be used. Other cover image preferences should also be disabled to avoid interference.

SyndeticsCoverImages Values:

  • Don't show

  • Show

SyndeticsCoverImageSize Values:

  • medium

  • large

SyndeticsEditions

Default: Don't show

Asks: ___ information about other editions of a title from Syndetics on item detail pages on the OPAC

Description:

  • When enabled this option shows information on other editions of a title from Syndetics on the item detail pages of the OPAC. Syndetics is a paid subscription service. The SyndeticsClientCode must be entered and the SyndeticsEnabled option must be activated before this service can be used.

Values:

SyndeticsEnabled

Default: Don't use

Asks: ___ content from Syndetics.

Values:

  • Don't use

  • Use

Description:

  • When this option is enabled any of the Syndetics options can be used.

    Important

    Requires that you enter your SyndeticsClientCode before this content will appear.

SyndeticsExcerpt

Default: Don't show

Asks: ___ excerpts from of a title from Syndetics on item detail pages on the OPAC.

Values:

  • Don't show

  • Show

Description:

  • This preference allows Syndetics to display excerpts given to them from selected publishers. The excerpts are available from prominently reviewed new titles, both fiction and non-fiction. The excerpts include poems, essays, recipes, forwards and prefaces. Automatic links provided by the ISBNs within local MARC records are required to integrate Syndetics secured, high-speed Internet servers to the library OPACs. For more information see (http://www.bowker.com/syndetics/).

SyndeticsReviews

Default: Don't show

Asks: ___ reviews of a title from Syndetics on item detail pages on the OPAC.

Values:

  • Don't show

  • Show

Description:

  • Syndetics Reviews is an accumulation of book reviews available from a variety of journals and serials. The reviews page displays colored images of reviewed books dust jackets, partnered with the names of the journal or serial providing the review. Clicking on an icon opens a window revealing the book title, author's name, book cover icon and the critic's opinion of the book. Automatic links provided by the ISBNs within local MARC records are required to integrate Syndetics secured, high-speed Internet servers to the library OPACs. For more information see (http://www.bowker.com/syndetics/).

SyndeticsSeries

Default: Don't show

Asks: ___ information on other books in a title's series from Syndetics on item detail pages on the OPAC.

Values:

  • Don't show

  • Show

Description:

  • Each fiction title within a series is linked to the complete series record. The record displays each title in reading order and also displays the publication order, if different. Alternate series titles are also displayed. Automatic links provided by the ISBNs within local MARC records are required to integrate Syndetics secured, high- speed Internet servers to the library OPACs. For more information see (http://www.bowker.com/syndetics/).

SyndeticsSummary

Default: Don't show

Asks: ___ a summary of a title from Syndetics on item detail pages on the OPAC.

Values:

  • Don't show

  • Show

Description:

  • Providing more than 5.6 million summaries and annotations derived from book jackets, edited publisher copy, or independently written annotations from Book News, Inc. Covering fiction and non-fiction, this summaries option provides annotations on both trade and scholarly titles. For more information see (http://www.bowker.com/syndetics/).

SyndeticsTOC

Default: Don't show

Asks: ___ the table of contents of a title from Syndetics on item detail pages on the OPAC.

Values:

  • Don't show

  • Show

Description:

  • This preference allows staff and patrons to review the Table of Contents from a wide variety of publications from popular self-help books to conference proceedings. Specific Information access is the main purpose for this option, allowing patrons guidance to their preferred section of the book. Special arrangements with selected book services is used to obtain the table of contents for new publications each year. Automatic links provided by the ISBNs within local MARC records are required to integrate Syndetics secured, high-speed Internet servers to the library OPACs. For more information see (http://www.bowker.com/syndetics/).

Tagging

TagsEnabled

Default: Allow

Asks: ___ patrons and staff to put tags on items.

Values:

  • Allow

  • Don't allow

Description:

  • Set to 'Allow' enable tagging. A tag is metadata, a word added to identify an item. Tags allow patrons to classify materials on their own. TagsEnabled is the main switch that permits the tagging features. TagsEnable must be set to 'Allow' to allow for other tagging features.

TagsExternalDictionary

Asks: Allow tags in the dictionary of the ispell executable ___ on the server to be approved without moderation.

Description:

  • The dictionary includes a list of accepted and rejected tags. The accepted list includes all the tags that have been pre-allowed. The rejected list includes tags that are not allowed. This preference identifies the "accepted" dictionary used. Ispell is an open source dictionary which can be used as a list of accepted terms. Since the dictionary allows for accurately spelled obscenities, the libraries policy may dictate that modifications are made to the Ispell dictionary if this preference is use. For more information about Ispell http://www.gnu.org/software/ispell/ispell.html. Enter the path on your server to a local ispell executable, used to set $Lingua::Ispell::path.

TagsInputOnDetail

Default: Allow

Asks: ___ patrons to input tags on item detail pages on the OPAC.

Values:

  • Allow

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  • Don't allow

TagsInputOnList

Default: Allow

Asks: ___ patrons to input tags on search results on the OPAC.

Values:

  • Allow

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  • Don't allow

TagsModeration

Default: Don't require

Asks: ___ that tags submitted by patrons be reviewed by a staff member before being shown.

Values:

  • Don't require

  • Require

Description:

  • When set to 'Require,^ all tags to be first filtered by the tag moderator. Only approved tags will be visible to patrons. When set to 'Don't require' tags will bypass the tag moderator and patrons' tags to be immediately visible. When this preference is enabled the moderator, a staff member, would approve the tag in the Staff Client. The moderator will have the option to approve or reject each pending tag suggestion.

When moderation is required all tags go through the tag moderation tool before becoming visible.

  • Get there: More > Tools > Tags

TagsShowOnDetail

Default: 10

Asks: Show ___ tags on item detail pages on the OPAC.

Note

Set the value to 0 (zero) to turn this feature off.

TagsShowOnList

Default: 6

Asks: Show ___ tags on search results on the OPAC.

Note

Set the value to 0 (zero) to turn this feature off.