Press RETURN if the first word is an article IN THE LANGUAGE OF YOUR TITLE
OTHERWISE type NO and press RETURN.
At 09:36 AM 6/12/2002 -0700, you wrote:
>we use the Innovative online catalog. recently, when
>searching our catalog for "El Norte" i found that the
>system will not access the title by "El" Norte --only
>when you search by "Norte". Same for "La Boheme", "La
>Strada", "El Cid", etc.
>Now, i understand that we always drop the article when
>searching by title, but i don't think people
>necessarily consider that when finding foreign titles.
>Our catalogers say that this is just the way it has to
>be, and that we need to either have patrons search by
>keyword, or educate them better, but i think this is
>ridiculous. Hell, when i search for these titles on
>Amazon.com it comes up easily...
>How do people search in your catalogs? you can
>respond directly to me if you wish...
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