a. Search OCLC either via Connexion, using Export, or the Voyager
Z39.50 connecting. If there is no match to your search, go to step
b. You now have a bibliographic screen in Voyager. Note the
Imported Remote Bib ID# in the
title bar. Examine the MARC record. If it is not the record you want,
simply close the bibliographic record by clicking on the X in the upper
right corner. The record will not be saved or added.
c. If it is the record you want, check the author and title
headings to be sure you searched it correctly. Also check for any series
you may not have previously serached. Once the item is searched and
you have verified that we should add it to the database, invoke Macro
Express as follows:
Hit 3 or double-click on imported gift.
On the next screen, click on the appropriate format (book,serial,score,etc.)
When the 904 field is complete, click on the Boat
icon to save the record to the database.
d. If this is your first "save" of your Cataloging
module session, you will see a message telling you the name of the Import/Replace
profile which is selected on your workstation. Your import/replace profile
should be set at OCLC Add Conditional. Unless you wish to change the
prompted profile, click on No. Once the record
is saved, the Title bar displays Bib ######
[Title] (You will not see the Import/Replace message for
subsequent records in the same session).
e. Create a holdings record
(mfhd) and an item record.
f. Print a label to travel with the book through processing.
g. If there is no record in OCLC, do an author search; if you
find an existing heading, copy it to your clipboard to use it in your
brief record. Create a brief
record using the appropriate choices in the 904 for "input
Click on the Boat icon to save the record to the
database. Go back to steps e and f to finish off the book.