Creating Brief Records
Introduction to MARC (PDF)
LC Copy Guidelines
MARC Tagging for Voyager
Monograph Added Copy Processing
Importing records with remote search (Z39.50) via Voyager
Searching via the remote database should be used for retrieving copy.
Its meant to be a quick in and out feature and our connections are
limited. For other searching than copy retrieving we should continue to
use native OCLC.
- In the Cataloging module, on the menu bar click on Options>Preferences>General.
From the drop-down menu by the Bibliographic Import/Replace
profile, select OCLCAddConditional if you
are working on orders or creating new records for approvals. Or, select BBIDMerge
if you are going to overlay existing records. Then click on OK.
- Retrieve the Voyager search box and click on the remote search buttonin
the lower right corner.
- Select the OCLC database from
the dialog box and then click on add and
then on connect. When you are connected the
title bar on the search window will sayRemote search: OCLC.
After you have retrieved your record(s)
you MUST disconnect. To disconnect bring up the
Search dialog box and click on Remote
and then on Clear to get back to Voyager
click on Connect. When you are connected
to Voyager again the title bar on the search window will only say
- You now have a bibliographic screen in Voyager. Note
the Imported Remote Bib ID# in
the title bar. If it is the item you want, add a 904 using Macro Express
for new records and a 902 for records being cataloged. Then click
on the Boat icon to save the record to the database.
- At this point you may receive a message telling you
the name of the Import/Replace profile which is selected on your workstation.
Unless you wish to change the prompted profile, click on No.
Once the record is saved, the Title bar displays Bib
If you see a duplication warning
box STOP and ask your supervisor how to proceed.
[Importing with the Export button] [Z39.50