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Music/Publisher Number

Called Music number in FirstSearch and Publisher number in Connexion.

Number (mn: or mu:)
  Connexion FirstSearch WorldShare and WorldCat Discovery
Label mn: mu: mn:
Search? Yes Yes Yes
Browse? Yes Yes  ---
Examples
  • To find CO 1979-AB5-1 — mn:co1979ab51.
  • To find a number within range LPX 12334-12338, type any number in the range — mn:1px12334 or mn:1px12335, and so on.
  • To find D3S 744 (MS 6872 — MS 6874), type any of the numbers — mn:ms6873.
  • For a publisher number such as DKP (CD) 9040, the parenthetical text is treated as separate. The system indexes this number as three separate words. To find DKP (CD) 9040, type a word search — mn:dkp cd 9040.
  • To find CO 1979-AB5-1 — mu:co1979ab51.
  • To find a number within range LPX 12334-12338, type any number in the range — mu:1px12334 or mu:1px12335, and so on.
  • To find D3S 744 (MS 6872 — MS 6874), type any of the numbers — mu:ms6873.
  • For a publisher number such as DKP (CD) 9040, the parenthetical text is treated as separate. The system indexes this number as three separate words. To find DKP (CD) 9040, type a word search — mu:dkp cd 9040.
  • CDP 7 464462
  • mn:CDP7464462
Fields/Subfields 028 a
Qualifier Index? No
Notes
  • Enter letters and numbers.
  • Concatenates all punctuation and spaces up to a dash or double hyphen.
  • Indexes separately:
    • Numbers in multiple 028 ‡a's in the same record.
    • Multiple numbers in a single 028 ‡a that are separated by a comma and a space.
    • Each number in a range. Entering one number in a range retrieves records that contain the number by itself in a separate 028 ‡a or that contain the number as part of a range in a single 0028 ‡za.
    • Data enclosed in parentheses.
  • In Connexion, scan an index from the Command Line Search by entering the Scan command (sca), the index label with appropriate punctuation, and the term, and then clicking Search (example: sca mn:ms6873). For more information, see Browse (scan an index).
Phrase (mn= or mu=)
  Connexion FirstSearch WorldShare and WorldCat Discovery
Label mn= mu= mn=
Search? Yes Yes Yes
Browse? Yes Yes  ---
Examples
  • To find CO 1979-AB5-1 — mn=co1979ab51.
  • To find D3S 744 (MS 6872 — MS 6874), type any of the numbers — mn=d3s 744.
  • For a publisher number such as DKP (CD) 9040, the parenthetical text is treated as separate. The system indexes this number as three separate words. To find DKP (COD) 9040, combine each word as a phrase search — mn=dkp and mn=cd and mn=9040 (or combine with Boolean or instead of and).
  • To find CO 1979-AB5-1 — mu=co1979ab51.
  • To find D3S 744 (MS 6872 — MS 6874), type any of the numbers — mu=d3s 744.
  • For a publisher number such as DKP (CD) 9040, the parenthetical text is treated as separate. The system indexes this number as three separate words. To find DKP (COD) 9040, combine each word as a phrase search — mu=dkp and mu=cd and mu=9040 (or combine with Boolean or instead of and).
  • To find CO 1979-AB5-1 — mn=co1979ab51.
  • To find D3S 744 (MS 6872 — MS 6874), type any of the numbers — mn=d3s 744.
  • For a publisher number such as DKP (CD) 9040, the parenthetical text is treated as separate. The system indexes this number as three separate words. To find DKP (COD) 9040, combine each word as a phrase search — mn=dkp AND mn=cd AND mn=9040 (or combine with Boolean or instead of and).
Fields/Subfields 028a
Qualifier Index? No
Notes
  • Enter letters and numbers.
  • Concatenates all punctuation and spaces up to a dash or double hyphen.
  • Indexes separately:
    • Numbers in multiple 028 ‡a's in the same record.
    • Multiple numbers in a single 028 ‡a that are separated by a comma and a space.
    • Each number in a range. Entering one number in a range retrieves records that contain the number by itself in a separate 028 ‡a or that contain the number as part of a range in a single 0028 ‡za.
    • Data enclosed in parentheses.
  • In Connexion, scan an index from the Command Line Search by entering the Scan command (sca), the index label with appropriate punctuation, and the term, and then clicking Search (example: sca mn=co1979ab51). For more information, see Browse (scan an index).

 

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