Search Filters and Format Icons

Search Filters
Format Icons

Evergreen utilizes the coded information entered into the leader and control fields in the MARC record for search filters and format icons. These fields need to be accurately coded so that the correct format icons display and expected records are included in search results.

Note

The new catalogue presently includes search filters that are different from those available in the traditional catalogue. Further work is required in the new catalogue to enable it to use our custom filters.

Evergreen looks at the following positions in the leader and control fields:

Format Filter Groups and Format Icons are configured at the Sitka level.

Search Filters

Languages - relies on characters 35-37 of the 088 field.

Audience - relies on character 22 of the 008 field (for the relevant material configurations).

Literary Forms - relies on character 33 of the 008 field (only applicable to books).

Formats - currently includes formats not included in our regular format list. These are marked as (hidden) in the list.

The format filter is used by the catalogue to allow staff and patrons to limit their search by material format. The following table shows the fixed fields associated with each format filter value.

Label Fixed Fields

All Audiobooks

item_type(i)

All Books

item_type(a,t) AND bib_level(a,c,d,m) but NOT item_form(a,b,c,f)

All Videos

item_type(g)

Audiobooks (electronic)

item_type(i) AND item_form(o,s)

Audiobooks (physical)

item_type(i) AND sr_formt(l,f)

Books (electronic)

item_type(a,t) AND bib_level(a,c,d,m) AND item_form (o,q,s)

Books (large print)

item_type(a,t) AND bib_level(a,c,d,m) AND item_form(d)

Books (physical)

item_type(a,t) AND bib_level(a,c,d,m) and NOT item_form (a,b,c,f,o,q,s)

Kits and Mixed Materials

item_type(o,p,k)

Maps

item_type(e,f)

Music (CD, cassette)

item_type(j)

Music Scores

item_type(c,d)

Pictures

item_type(k)

Preloaded Audio

item_type(i) AND item_form(q)

Serials and Magazines

bib_level(b,s)

Serials and Magazines (electronic)

bib_level(s) AND item_form(q,o,s)

Software and Video Games

item_type(m)

Toys, Puzzles and Equipment

item_type(r)

Videos (electronic)

item_type(g) AND item_form (o,q,s)

Videos (physical)

item_type(g) AND NOT item_form (o,q,s)

Format Icons

The format icons show in the search results and record display in the catalogue. The following table shows the fixed fields associated with each format icon.

Label Fixed Fields

Video (shown if format, eg. vhs, dvd, is unknown)

item_type(g) and NOT vr_format(v,s,b)

E-video

item_type(g) and item_form(o, s, q)

DVD

vr_format(v)

VHS

vr_format(b)

Blu-ray

vr_format(s)

Audiobook (shown if format, eg. cassette, disc, is unknown)

item_type(i) and NOT item_form(o,q,s) and NOT sr_format(a,b,c,d,e,l,f)

E-audiobook

item_type(i) and item_form(o,s)

CD Audiobook

item_type(i) and sr_format(f)

Cassette audiobook

item_type(i) and sr_format(l)

Phonograph audiobook

item_type(i) and sr_format(a,b,c,d,e)

Book

item_type(a,t) AND bib_level(a,c,d,m) and NOT item_form (a,b,c,d,f,o,q,r,s)

E-Book

item_type(a,t) AND bib_level(a,c,d,m) AND item_form (o,q,s)

Large print book

item_type(a,t) AND bib_level(a,c,d,m) AND item_form(d)

Braille

item_type(a) AND item_form(f)

Kit or mixed material

item_type(o,p)

Map

item_type(e,f)

Music (shown if format, eg. cassette, disc, is unknown)

item_type(j) and NOT sr_format(a,b,c,d,e,f,l)

Phonograph music

item_type(j) AND sr_format(a,b,c,d,e)

CD music

item_type(j) AND sr_format(f)

Cassette music

item_type(j) AND sr_format(l)

E-music

item_type(j) AND item_form(o, s)

Music score

item_type(c,d)

Preloaded Audio

item_type(i) AND item_form(q)

Picture

item_type(k)

Serial or magazine

bib_level(b,s) and NOT item_form (o, s, q)

E-Serial or magazine

bib_level(b,s) AND item_form (o, s, q)

Software or video game

item_type(m)

Online

bib_level(i) AND item_form (o, s, q)

Toys, puzzles or equipment

item_type(r)

Picture

item_type(k)

Microform

item_form(a,b,c)

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