You could start with the exact title search as expressed in the Bath
Profile: http://www.collectionscanada.gc.ca/bath/tp-bath2.9-e.htm#a .
But you may well have to tinker to discover the combination that your
server will accept and interpret the way you want it to.
All the best,
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Code for Libraries [mailto:[log in to unmask]] On
> Behalf Of Eric Lease Morgan
> Sent: Monday, April 27, 2009 3:14 PM
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> Subject: [CODE4LIB] exact title searches with z39.50
> What are the ways to accomplish exact title searches with z39.50?
> I'm looping through a list of MARC records trying to
> determine whether or not we own multiple copies of an item.
> After reading MARC field 245, subfield a I am creating the
> following z39.50 query:
> @attr 1=4 "foo bar"
> Unfortunately my local implementation seems to interpret this
> in a rather regular expression sort of way -- "* foo bar *".
> Does anybody out there know how to create a more exact query?
> I only want to find titles exactly equalling "foo bar".
> Eric Lease Morgan
> University of Notre Dame