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OCLC and Importing Bibliographic Records

Importing Bibliographic Records

Workflows and Configurations

  • Call Number Mapping – Learn about mapping call numbers from the bibliographic record automatically to the holding record. Learn about mapping call numbers from the bibliographic record automatically to the holding record.
  • Adding URLs (Portfolios) to Bibliographic Records – Learn how to add URLs to individual bibliographic records. Use instructions to add URLs to course reserve records.
  • Adding Item Notes – using the Change Physical Item and a set of records to add or update item record notes.
  • Basic Ex Libris Training Videos – Ex Libris basic getting started with Alma cataloging videos.

Sets and Jobs

Publishing to OCLC

Publishing to OCLC

  • Publishing to OCLC – Alma has the ability to publish bibliographic, holding, and electronic records to OCLC.

Scan and Toss

  • Scan’N’Toss – API developed at the PALS office to assist in the item withdrawal process. API creates an item set and a text file with OCLC numbers for the Connexion Client to delete WorldCat holdings.

Normalization Rules

Spine-O-Matic

  • Spine-O-Matic label printing – Spine label printing requires a third-party program. The documentation demonstrates how to download and set-up the label printing program.
  • Spine-O-Matic Cloud App – It is unnecessary to install the third-party program when using the Cloud App, available from within the Alma homepage.

Loading Electronic Records

  • Loading Films on Demand records – Import Films on Demand records to Alma to enable discovery in Primo.
  • Loading Electronic Records – Learn everything you need to know about loading electronic records to Alma. Load electronic type of bibliographic records to create portfolios in Alma. Includes short instructional video and PowerPoint with notes.

Harvesting Repository Records to Alma Primo

Using Electronic Government Documents from the Network Zone

General Clean-Up