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Encoding Level

Use this index to search for bibliographic records in WorldCat at all encoding levels.

Number (lv:)

 

  Connexion FirstSearch WorldShare and WorldCat Discovery
Label lv: --- lv:
Search? Yes --- Yes
Browse?  --- ---  ---
Examples li:OCWMS AND lv:3 where 3 is the abbreviated level. --- li:OCWMS AND lv:3 where 3 is the abbreviated level.
Fields/Subfields Leader/17 (ELvl: Encoding Level) --- Leader/17 (ELvl: Encoding Level)
Qualifier Index? No --- No
Notes
  • Only available for expert search (not available as a menu item in the list of indexes).
  • Use lv:b to search for full records (e.g., li:OCWMS AND lv:b).
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  • In Record Manager, you can use this search label using expert search or, alternatively, by selecting the Abbreviated-level records only check box in the Advanced Search form.
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