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Record Editing Guidelines


From OCLC bibliographic record printout with underlined "Control Headings"


Call up record using a title search in the Web OPAC

Check record is not a “dup”

From “MARC tag” view:


OCLC # in ALEPH matches printout

Indicators are correct

Call number is present

Subjects are present, if appropriate

Scan fixed fields in OCLC printout

Scan for typos

From “Standard Format” view:

Click on location

Scan that an appropriate location displays

Scan that an item status displays at the bottom unless it is a non-barcoded item (map, Internet, etc.)

Prepared by: Priscilla Williams

Indexed: Record Editing Guidelines

               Guidelines: Record Editing

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