Batch Processing Springer Ebook Records
Purpose: Guidelines of using OCLC numbers
supplied by Springer to do batch searches, exporting file to
workstation, batch editing records in MarcEdit, loading records to
Sierra through Data Exchange, and batch updating holdings on OCLC
through Connexion Client.
Log into OCLC World Share website
Under the Metadata Tab, click on My Files. This opens a list of
all available files for download.
Locate the most recent file that has SpringerEBook in the file
Download the file and save it to
1. Check OCLC World Share for new or change files for
the Springer Ebook record set
2. Open file using MARCEditThe records provided by OCLC are very clean and require little
editing in MARCEdit.Delete the 650 fields that contain the $2bisacsh subfield.Double check the proxy has been added correctly, this is added
via the profile establish with World Share. Cut and paste the
whole URL into a web browser and make sure the ebook is
readable.Add $zUM System-wide Access display notes:
In Tools > Edit Subfield Data, enter the following
Field date: ^e
Replace with: $zUM System-wide Access
3. Convert the file back to a MARC file.
Save the MarcEdit file (if you have not done so already) and
close the file for convenience.
Under MARC Tools, click on MarcMaker.
Under Input File, click browse to navigate to the folder where
the .mrk file is located and select the file.
Under Output File, click browse to navigate to the folder where
the .mrk file is saved.
By default, the new .mrc file will have the same name as the old
.mrk file, but with an .mrc suffix. Click Save.
4. Load Records to Sierra through Data Exchange
Load profile for Springer ebooks is Load I For loading steps
Data Exchange Procedure
Always run a couple of tests before processing a larger scale
batch, especially before the batch exporting.
Springer updates its OCLC Number List several times per
month. For convenience, we load records monthly.
Sample URL already in URSUS:
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