Authority file oclc record updating

Any changes that you make to the record will get overlaid.

Wait and update the record once the warning message has disappeared.

The goal of the service is to lower the cost and increase the utility of library authority files by matching and linking widely-used authority files and making that information available on the Web.

The search box at the top of this page searches a merged view of VIAF derived from the name authority and related bibliographic data of the participating libraries.

From a notice posted on OCLC-CAT by Anna Sylvester, OCLC Product Analyst: Connexion client version 2.63 is now available for download from the Software Downloads area of OCLC’s Product Services web site.

YUL has adopted use of the 490/8XX combination for all traced series.

The problem is at its worst with the Library of Congress Authorities system, used by catalogers and librarians the world over.

The core of authority control is a stable identifier, in this case the LCCN, but the LC Authorities catalog can neither be searched by nor linked to by that identifier. The problem was been solved for Subject Authority files when the Library of Congress released the Authorities and Vocabularies website, which allows linking to subjects by their LCCN (eg., sh85026719).

Add, delete, or find & replace fields, subfields, or data almost anywhere in the variable fields of a list of records.

(Note: This macro has not yet been fully bulletproofed & rendered "smart" enough to handle certain common situations.

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