From: Andrew Nagy <andrew.nagy@vi...> - 2008-06-24 16:23:45
Naomi - the "collection:Catalog" search is just a place holder until we implement Solr 1.3 which allows a *:* search. This search query is not allowed in solr 1.2. When a user does a blank search in vufind 1.0 - the query will be simply "*" and not related to the collection field.
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> Subject: [VuFind-General] "Catalog" vs other terminology.
> I've noticed that the way to search everything in the index has been
> Given that there are plans to ingest metadata other than raw MARC
> (e.g. xml, such as DC or MODS via OAI), is this the right terminology?
> Stanford, in its infinite wisdom, has a more complex environment. I'm
> new here, so I couldn't begin to explain how we got to this set up,
> 1. we have incoming MARC from Unicorn for some of our libraries
> 2. we have incoming MARC from Voyager for some of our other libraries
> (not yet in VuFind index, but soon)
> 3. we have incoming something from SPIRES, a library application (?)
> used by high energy physics labs such as the SLAC, the Stanford Linear
> Accelerator (not yet in VuFind index, but soon).
> 4. we have data for the VuFind index that will not reside in a
> "Catalog" - digital objects and web pages that we want to be
> "discoverable" but that won't necessarily be in Unicorn or Voyager.
> In this context "Catalog" is perhaps not the best terminology. We
> might want something like:
> collection:Unicorn for that data
> collection:Voyager for that data
> collection:SPIRES for that data
> collection:(blah) for ...
> so perhaps the field that represents everything might be something
> different, like:
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