Connexion browser documentation

Connexion browser glossary

Getting started

  • OCLC Connexion Browser Tutorials
    Workflow-oriented approach for learning to search and catalog with Connexion

Authorities

  • Create Authority Records
    Creating name authority records from workforms or existing records and generating records from name headings
  • Find Authority Records
    Searching and browsing the Authority File, viewing and using search results and using the flagged authority records screen

Cataloging

  • Create Bibliographic Records
    Creating bibliographic records from a workform, an existing record or Web resources; creating multiple records and using extraction shortcuts
  • OCLC Catalog Cards
    Describes OCLC catalog cards; includes guidelines and examples of how data you input affects card production
  • Take Actions on Bibliographic Records
    Taking actions on bibliographic records in display and edit mode, setting holdings, using Produce, printing records, creating labels, replacing master records and maintaining URLs in bibliographic records
  • Use Institution Records
    Using institution records in Connexion browser; covers general information on IRs, finding IRs, creating new IRs, editing existing IRs, and taking actions on IRs
  • Use SCIPIO Records
    Using SCIPIO records in Connexion browser; covers general information on SCIPIO records, finding SCIPIO records, creating new SCIPIO records, editing existing records, and taking actions on SCIPIO records
  • SCIPIO Cataloging Formats and Standards
    Use the guidelines in this document to create new records for SCIPIO: Art and Rare Book Sales Catalogs in WorldCat; based on AACR2, these guidelines are intended to cover most cataloging needs for creating records for SCIPIO auction sales catalogs

CatExpress

  • CatExpress User Guide
    In-depth information on searching and copy cataloging with CatExpress, data fields and record retrieval

Local Holdings

  • A Holdings Primer: Principles & Standards for Local Holdings Records
    General information on Z39.71 Holdings Format and MARC 21 Format for Holdings Data (MFHD); OCLC LDR format and SERHOLD format are also briefly discussed
  • Find Local Holdings
    Explains how to search for local holdings records in WorldCat and use search results

Related

  • Authorities: Format and Indexes
    Provides details on the format of OCLC authority records. Describes indexes and indexed fields/subfields. Also covers procedures for submitting authority record change requests. (Supersedes the Authorities User Guide.)
  • Searching WorldCat Indexes
    Detailed descriptions of WorldCat search indexes, including lists of fields and subfields indexed
  • Dewey documentation
    Links to the WebDewey and Abridged WebDewey User Guides and instructions for using Dewey user notes.
  • OCLC-MARC Records
    Record structure, character sets, and exchange media formatting for OCLC-MARC records on magnetic tape, via electronic file transfer and via export. Also provides a list of content designators and their names.
  • Enhance training outline
    Overview of the Enhance process and related mechanics, workflow, requirements, policies, practices, control and communication

Technical bulletins

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