[OPEN-ILS-GENERAL] Adding custom fields to OPAC display

Jeremy Buhler jeremy.buhler at gmail.com
Fri Nov 28 17:15:53 EST 2008

Hi Dan,
Thank you very much for the links - and for sharing some of that precious
time of yours.


On Fri, Nov 28, 2008 at 1:35 PM, Dan Scott <denials at gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi Jeremy:
> 2008/11/28 Jeremy Buhler <jeremy.buhler at gmail.com>:
> > We are configuring Evergreen and would like the OPAC to show
> > additional information in the default view for bib records. In addition
> to
> > showing the Abstract, for example, we would like to create a new line for
> > local notes with data derived from the MARC record.
> >
> > I understand this will involve changes to
> /xml/rdetail/rdetail_summary.xml
> > and have successfully created new rows in the table, but I'm not sure how
> to
> > populate the rows with data from the MARC record.  Can anyone point me in
> > the right direction?
> I've summarized some of the background information on how Evergreen
> generates indexes and displays information in a default install at
> both http://article.gmane.org/gmane.education.libraries.autocat/17001
> and, at a much more technical level,
> http://article.gmane.org/gmane.education.libraries.open-ils.devel/2307
> I should probably write this up as an FAQ (or better yet, a HOWTO) at
> some point, rather than just pointing to a couple of mailing list
> posts... time, time, somebody give me some time!
> --
> Dan Scott
> Laurentian University
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