[LibX] Colons in catalog keyword searches

Godmar Back godmar at gmail.com
Thu Sep 8 13:33:51 PDT 2011


So we simply strip the colon in keyword searches, or replace it with a
space?

 - Godmar

On Thu, Sep 8, 2011 at 4:22 PM, Maseles, Judy S. <MaselesJ at missouri.edu>wrote:

> I believe it’s a feature of III that their new product Encore takes care
> of.  Since we don’t have Encore, it’s still a problem for us.****
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> Here’s the LIbX keyword search:****
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> http://laurel.lso.missouri.edu/search/Y?shakespeare%20%3A%20the%20movie&startLimit=&endLimit
> =****
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> http://laurel.lso.missouri.edu/search/Y?Global%20Warming%20%3A%20A%20very%20short%20introduction&startLimit=&endLimit
> =****
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> Here’s the scripted version from the MERLIN catalog that removes the code:
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> http://laurel.lso.missouri.edu/search~S1/Y?searchtype=Y&searcharg=Global+Warming++A+very+short+introduction&SORT=D&searchscope=1&Submit=Search
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> Search for “Global Warming : A Reference Handbook”****
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> Here’s the URSUS catalog which uses III and produces no results:****
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> http://130.111.64.3/search~S1/?searchtype=X&searcharg=Global+Warming+%3A
> +A+Reference+Handbook&searchscope=1&sortdropdown=-&SORT=D&extended=0&SUBMIT=Search&searchlimits=&searchorigarg=tglobal+warming
> ****
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> Without the colon, the search works:****
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> http://130.111.64.3/search~S1/?searchtype=X&searcharg=global+warming+a+reference+handbook&searchscope=1&sortdropdown=-&SORT=D&extended=0&SUBMIT=Search&searchlimits=&searchorigarg=tglobal+warming
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> OhioLink has implemented Encore so it works for them.****
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> *From:* Godmar Back [mailto:godmar at gmail.com]
> *Sent:* Thursday, September 08, 2011 2:58 PM
> *To:* Maseles, Judy S.
> *Cc:* libx at mozdev.org
> *Subject:* Re: [LibX] Colons in catalog keyword searches****
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> Could you provide an example (URL that should be produced vs. URL LibX
> produces?)****
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> Is this a problem that affects only your III, or all III, or only III with
> a specific version?****
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>  - Godmar****
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> On Thu, Sep 8, 2011 at 3:55 PM, Maseles, Judy S. <MaselesJ at missouri.edu>
> wrote:****
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> We've had a problem with the III (Innovative Interfaces) Catalog -- because
> the search can use a colon as a segment indicator no keyword search with a
> colon will be processed.
>
> The programming staff have fixed this problem by creating a script to the
> WebPAC that removes colons from search terms, except when the colon is part
> of a segment indicator.  This, alas, does not work for LibX  keyword
> searches in the catalog.
>
> Is it possible to add this script to LibX?
>
> Thanks,
> Judy Maseles
>  University of Missouri
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