Implementing our configuration plan

Now that we have a configuration plan in place, let us look at how to implement it in Koha. We will first setup Authority Control and authorized values and then use them in a new MARC framework.

Configuring authorities system preferences

We will need to set two system preferences:

  • BiblioAddsAuthorities: Turn this Off, if you expect to have authority records available for use during creation of bibliographic records. If this is set to On, authority control is turned off; Catalogers can enter the data in the field, and Koha automatically creates authority records based on what is entered in the corresponding bibliographic field.
  • dontmerge: Set this to On, if you want linked bibliographic records to be automatically ...

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