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994 OCLC-MARC Transaction Code (NR)

       

Input Standards

System supplied/System supplied
1st Indicator  Undefined
blank character Undefined
2nd Indicator  Undefined
blank character Undefined
Subfields (R=Repeatable  NR=Nonrepeatable) Input Standards 
‡a Transaction code (NR) System supplied/System supplied
‡b Institution symbol (NR) System supplied/System supplied




Definition

Field 994 contains a system-generated code that identifies the user-initiated transaction performed on the record. The field is generated on export or included in records delivered through other OCLC services. Field 994 is also retained in user's archive records. This field cannot be edited or input manually.

History

The history of the fields in which transaction codes have been stored:

Date Transaction codes stored in
Before June 6, 1999 Leader byte 22 (Transaction Type Code)
June 6, 1999-December 31, 1999 Field 994 and Leader byte 22

Note: This was the transitional period during which field 994 was implemented in various OCLC products and services at various times. Transaction codes continued to be stored in Leader byte 22 during this time.
January 1, 2000-November 11, 2006 Field 994 and Leader byte 22
November 12, 2006-present Field 994

Note: Connexion client 1.60 used both field 994 and Leader byte 22 until it was discontinued on April 1, 2007.

 

1st Indicator

Undefined. The 1st indicator position is undefined and contains a blank (blank character).
 
blank character Undefined 

2nd Indicator

Undefined. The 2nd indicator position is undefined and contains a blank (blank character).
 
blank character Undefined 

Subfields

 
‡a Transaction code  

A two-character code that identifies the transaction performed on the record. Transaction codes and types are given below:

Code Type
01 Produce and update holdings
02 Update holdings
03 Delete holdings
10 Add
11 Replace record
12 Delete record
50 All produce (alternate produce)
90 Offline retrieve
91 Offline produce
92 Offline update
93 Offline delete holdings
A1 Bibliographic Record Snapshot (formerly, Local Database Creation) or PRISM Keying Service record creation [Discontinued service]
C0 Exported from Connexion
E0 Exported from OCLC Cataloging Service (formerly, e)
X0 Exported from CatME or OCLC CJK (formerly, x) [Discontinued services]
Z0 Z39.50 Cataloging records

‡b Institution Symbol  OCLC institution symbol for the user's institution.

Printing

Field 994 does not print.

Last revised: December 16, 2013