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The MAYFLOWER: Z39.50 Information

Site Information | Database, Server, and Protocol Information | Supported Options
Attribute Set Information | Attribute Table | Information about Z39.50

Section 1. Site Information

1.1 Organization

Arrendale Library
Piedmont College
165 Central Avenue
P.O. Box 40
Demorest, GA USA 30535

1.2 Technical Support Contact

Bob Glass
Phone: 706-776-0111
Support Available: 8-5 EST Monday-Friday

Section 2. Database, Server, and Protocol Information

Database Name: Unicorn
Database Description: Arrendale Library Online Catalog
Domain Name: mayflower.piedmont.edu
Port Number: 2200
Server Software Vendor: Sirsi Corporation
Z39.50 Protocol Version: 3
Preferred Message Size: 65530 bytes
Maximum Record Size: 65530 bytes

Section 3. Supported Server Options

General Options Searching Scanning Sorting
Attribute Type Type-1 Type-101
Element Set Names Full Brief
Record Syntax USMARC

3.1 Attribute Set ID

Bib-1 Attribute Set Profiles:

3.1.1 Encoding Definitions

The Z39.50 standards makes use of attributes to "code" a client's query so that the receiving server can process the query correctly. There are provisions for six encoding definitions in the Z39.50 standard.

 
USE or INDEX
-Specifies which data field(s) the query should be processed to
RELATION
-Controls the order of numerical expression
POSITION
-Specifies the location of term(s) within the fields for matching query
STRUCTURE
-Specifies the structure of data in the query
TRUNCATION
-Specifies type of truncation processing for query
COMPLETENESS
-Specifies query processing by subfield

3.1.2 Attribute Value Notes

Relation Attributes

1=less than

2=less than or equal to

3=equal

4=greater or equal

5=greater than

6=not equal

Position Attributes

1=first in field

3=any position in field


Structure Attributes

1=phrase

4=year

6=word list

Truncation Attributes

1=right truncation

100=do not truncate


Completeness Attributes

1=incomplete subfield

3=complete field


3.1.3 Attribute Combination Summary

3.1.3.a Queries structured with Use Attributes other than 30 and 31:

Relation

NONE

Position

1,3

Structure

1,6

Truncation

1,100

Completeness

1,3

3.1.3.b Queries structured with Use Attributes 30 and 31:

Relation

1,2,3,4,5,6

Position

1,3

Structure

4

Truncation

1,100

Completeness

1,3

3.1.4 Server Supported Attribute Table

Z39.50 Bib-1 Value

Field
Description

Unicorn
Index
(MARC Tag #)

Relation

Position

Structure

Truncation

Completeness

1

Personal Name

100,600,700


1,3

1,6

1,100

1,3

2

Corporate Name

110,610,710


1,3

1,6

1,100

1,3

3

Conference Name

111,611,711


1,3

1,6

1,100

1,3

4

Title

130,222,240,241
242,245,246,440
490,730,740,830


1,3

1,6

1,100

1,3

5

Title Series

440,490,830,840


1,3

1,6

1,100

1,3

6

Title Uniform

130,240,630,730


1,3

1,6

1,100

1,3

7

ISBN

020


1,3

1,6

1,100

1,3

8

ISSN

022


1,3

1,6

1,100

1,3

9

LCCN

010


1,3

1,6

1,100

1,3

13

Dewey Classification

082


1,3

1,6

1,100

1,3

16

LC Call Number

050


1,3

1,6

1,100

1,3

17

NLM Call Number

060


1,3

1,6

1,100

1,3

20

Local Classification

090,092


1,3

1,6

1,100

1,3

21

Subject Heading

600,610,611,630
650,651,690,691


1,3

1,6

1,100

1,3

25

MESH Subject

650


1,3

1,6

1,100

1,3

27

LC Subject Heading

650


1,3

1,6

1,100

1,3

29

Local Subject

690,691


1,3

1,6

1,100

1,3

31

Publication Date

PBYR

1,2,3,4,5,6

1,3

4

1,100

1,3

33

Key Title

222


1,3

1,6

1,100

1,3

50

SuDocs Number

074,086


1,3

1,6

1,100

1,3

51

Publisher Number (Music, etc.)

028


1,3

1,6

1,100

1,3

53

Local Call Number

090,092,096,099


1,3

1,6

1,100

1,3

54

Code-language

LANG


1,3

1,6

1,100

1,3

60

CODEN

030


1,3

1,6

1,100

1,3

61

Microform Generation

533


1,3

1,6

1,100

1,3

62

Abstract

520


1,3

1,6

1,100

1,3

63

Note

500,501,502,503
504,505,506,507
508,510,511,515
517,520,530,534
540,545,590


1,3

1,6

1,100

1,3

1003

Author

100,110,111,
400,410,411
700,705,710,711
800,810,811


1,3

1,6

1,100

1,3

1016

Any Field



1,3

1,6

1,100

1,3

1018

Publisher

260


1,3

1,6

1,100

1,3

Section 4. Information About the Z39.50 Standard

The Library of Congress Network Development & MARC Standards Office is the International Maintenance Agency for the Z39.50 Standard.