State of Maine Maps Cataloging Procedure
Purpose: To provide a step-by-step
procedure for creating
earlier edition map records by using later edition map records available in OCLC
Open WorldCat search window (<F2>).
Enter title in Command Line search box preceded by “sca ti=” ; or enter title
information in Keyword/Numeric Search box, check “Maps” in “Format” box.
Find the right record for deriving. For detailed instruction regarding
locating the best record refer to procedure
Copy Cataloging: Locating and Downloading OCLC Records via Sierra.
Derive new record (<Ctrl+Alt+C>), click “Yes” on the “Transfer fixed values
to new record?” pop-up window.
Make changes in following fields:
in fixed fields
Check other fixed fields and variable fields as well to make sure the
description of the map in hand matches the description in the bib record*.
Apply barcode to the map.
Write down the new call number on the map.
Add 949 field to the bib record (<Alt+M>), enter barcode after “i-“
Save record to online file (<Ctrl+Alt+V>), write down the save number.
Inform catalogers once a batch has been done. Remember
online save file will be expired in 14 days!
Catalogers update the record (<F8>) and export (<F5>) to URSUS
more information regarding map cataloging refer to
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