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Use case (brief)

Use case description

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Experienced cataloguer:

1original catalogingCreate bibliographic record in OCLC; verify/update/create authority records as needed & control headings in OCLC record; bring record into local system (would we bring into FOLIO via MarcCat or could we import directly into FOLIO?); add/edit administrative data such as cataloging level, cataloger initials, cataloged date; create holdings/item recordsUS

Also true for UChicago, Natascha Owens; Would the administrative data in use case description be added in MARCcat or in Inventory App?

2original or copy cataloging, local notes needed for Special CollectionsSame as above, except we would need to edit the record in MarcCat to add local notes (such as provenance)US3


Also true for UChicago, Natascha Owens

3original or copy cataloging, local edits to recordAside from notes, sometimes changes or additions to bibliographic records are made locally (perhaps we might add a 246 locally and do not want to make that change in OCLC, for example)US

Newly hired cataloguer:






Copy cataloguing:






Other processes:
10outsourced authority control/record updates-- bibliographicWe send monthly files of records to a vendor who adds some fields (such as 33x) if needed and also matched access points in bib records with authority records. We then receive bib records back with updated fields and reports with unmatched access points. Records are reloaded.USLaura Wright

11outsourced authority control/record updates-- authorityWe receive quarterly files of authority records that correspond either to new (to our database) access points or changed access points. These files, when loaded, trigger an automatic authority control process that acts on our bibliographic records (locally) and updates access points, matching on 4xx and 1xx fields. Changes to access points would need to occur in MarCat.USLaura WrightThere is also a lot of manual searching, matching, and updating that has to be done based on reports of unmatched headings. This work would also need to be performed in MarcCat.