Electronic Data Exchange (EDX) Quick Reference

EDX

Directory

Prefix
Product Name Product Description PUT

Send Files to

OCLC
GET

Retrieve Files/Stats/Reports

from OCLC

BIBN

Bibliographic Record Notification

Automatically delivers upgraded OCLC-MARC bibliographic records to your library, including records that have had Table of Contents data added.

 

X

BIBS

Bibliographic Record Snapshot

Use Bibliographic Record Snapshot to obtain complete or partial archival records of your institution's cataloging activity for installation on your local system.

 

X

EBSB

Electronic Batchload Service

Provides a means to upload bibliographic files for batchload processing.

X

X

EMSB

MARC Subscription Service

Provides access to OCLC cataloging transactions, including CatExpress.

 

X

eSerials eSerials Holdings Service Increases the visibility of your electronic serials collection. Automates the process of setting and maintaining your title-level holdings for ISSN-based electronic serials in WorldCat without adding to your cataloging workload.

X

 

GDOC

GovDoc Service

The Government Printing Office catalogs all items distributed through the federal depository program into WorldCat (the OCLC ® Online Union Catalog).

GOVDOC provides current cataloging information to regional and selective depository libraries.

 

X

PCAT

OCLC WorldCat Cataloging Partners

Automatically provides copy cataloging for monographic library materials as they are received from vendors.

X

(vendors only)

X

WCS

OCLC WorldCat Collection Sets

Enables libraries to obtain OCLC-MARC tapes or electronic files for uncataloged sets of library materials.

 

X

To learn more, contact your OCLC regional service provider.