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Manual Imports

Importing Bibliographic Records from MARC Record Files to Local Voyager Databases (New 9/7/2017)

Copying Bibliographic Records from the I-Share Universal Catalog into Local Voyager Databases (Under Revision)

Deleting Unprefixed 035 Fields in Records Exported from OCLC or Copied from the I-Share Universal Catalog

Bulk Imports

Electronic

Batch Loading Bibliographic Records for Electronic Resources

OCLC

Exporting Bibliographic Records from WorldCat for Local Voyager Databases (New 10/10/2017)

OCLC’s WorldShare Metadata Collection Manager Record Updates Service in the I-Share Environment (Formerly BibNote)

I-Share and OCLC’s PromptCat Service (under revision)

PromptCat Order Form – Summary

Using OCLC for Batch Loading Records into I-Share Databases Note: In March 2016, OCLC discontinued delivery of MARC records through the EDX service. CARLI no longer automatically receives I-Share libraries' MARC records from OCLC. Some aspects of this document are obsolete, but the document may still be used as a reference. Please consult with CARLI staff before applying any recommendations from this document.

Non-OCLC

Best Practices for Bibliographic Records from Non-OCLC Sources

Consortial Collections

Loading Bibliographic Records for the Alexander Street Press Collections into I-Share Voyager Databases

Collection Summaries and Example Bibliographic Records for the Alexander Street Press Collections

Loading Bibliographic Records for the Sage E-journal 2007 Deep Backfile Collection into I-Share Voyager Databases (includes summary and example records)

Loading Bibliographic Records for the Springer Medicine eBook Collection 2005-2010 into I-Share Voyager Databases

Collection Summaries and Example Bibliographic Records for the Springer eBook Collections

Backloading Holdings

Backloading Bibliographic Records from I-Share Voyager Databases to OCLC

​New Backloading Data Sync Collection Setup

​Backloading Data Sync Collection Migration

Local Holdings Records Data Sync Collection Migration

List of I-Share Participating Library OCLC Symbols

Priorities

Correcting Catalog Records for OAI Harvest to New VuFind

Suggested Priorities for Bibliographic, Holding, and Item Record Maintenance: <Under revision Summer 2018>

Introduction and table of contents

General good practice

Projects to do Frequently

Projects to do Occasionally

Projects to do Once

Appendix: Estimated Run Times for the SQL Queries

Sample Maintenance Chart from ISU

Replacements

Safe Bibliographic Replacement Routines

Updates and Deletes

Using Pick and Scan in Voyager 9.1.1

Directions for converting Pick and Scan logs using Excel Macros

(PSLConvertPickAndScanLogMacros.txt) Excel Macros for converting Pick and Scan logs: see Directions linked directly above.

Batch Deletes of Bibliographic, Holdings, and/or Item Records

Record Deletion in I-Share Voyager Databases: An Approach for Library Statistics

Known Issues

Known Issue: "Unable to delete bibliographic record. An outstanding hold/recall exists."

Known Issue: "Unable to add record"/"Unable to update record." -- Invalid 33X$b data.

Reports

Voyager Cataloging Reports

How-To's

Getting Started with Database Maintenance: Using Access Reports and Other Tools to Analyze and Maintain Your Library Database

Removing Item Temporary Locations and Temporary Item Types from Reserves Items

Third-party programs 

Gary Strawn's Programs in I-Share Libraries: Programs and documents for the use of Strawn utilities in the I-Share environment.

Macro Express in Voyager: Shared macros and documents for the use of Macro Express in the I-Share environment

MarcEdit: Program and documents for the use of MarcEdit in the I-Share environment.

Documentation developed by I-Share libraries. Please consider sharing your internal documentation by sending it to CARLI Support. These documents are specific to the libraries that developed them, and may not fit your local practices.

Working with the Discard File following Collection Manager Bulk Loads