NRSG Training Resources

The NRSG has created these training resources to help new group members learn the ins and outs of developing customized local display and search/facet fields for the Alliance.

Training sessions

  • Simple rule creation: Local field 44/MARC 511 (07/14/22)
    • Part 1 (10:09) – overview, terms to know, navigating to fields, editing/adding a field – captioned | not captioned
    • Part 3 (7:10) – rule editing and syntax, things to check for, saving and applying rules – captioned | not captioned
  • Working with out-of-the-box (OTB) display, search, and facet fields (8/11/2022)
    • Part 1 (7:53) – Introduction, gotchas, information about OTB rules, display rule customization – captioned | not captioned
  • Intermediate rule syntax: Local field 97/alternate form of title (8/25/2022 and 9/1/2022)
    • Slide deck
    • Part 1 (12:12) – Intro, comments, “has any”, TEMP variables, “add prefix”, creating the display field – captioned | not captioned
    • Part 2 (8:16) – MARC indicators in conditions, match comparison, existence checks – captioned | not captioned
    • Part 3 (17:01) – Boolean operators and grouping, “sub without sort”, “replace string by string”, AND NOT logic – captioned | not captioned
    • Part 4 (9:35) – Additional rule stanzas in GitHub, nuances of using indicator values – captioned | not captioned
    • Part 5 (20:51) – excluding data based on indicators, using multiple TEMP variables, “concatenate with delimiter”, forced subfield order, stanzas for non-Roman language fields, “excluding num subfields” – captioned | not captioned

Development processes

  • NRSG Development workflow
  • Working with Primo VE-flavored regular expressions
  • Testing rules
  • Working with GitHub
  • Working with group Trello boards
  • Communication channels/needs