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WorldShare Record Manager

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For additional references, visit the WorldCat page, or learn about our Expert Community and the WorldCat Metadata API.


Introduction to Record Manager

(YouTube video, 11 minutes)
August 2020


This video provides a brief introduction to what you can accomplish with WorldShare Record Manager, to help familiarize you with the interface and its purpose.

WorldShare Record Manager allows you to search for matching records in WorldCat to accelerate copy cataloging and create new or enrich existing items in WorldCat. Record Manager provides efficient, record-at-a-time metadata management for your physical and electronic materials using either a MARC 21 editor or a Text View editor. Plus, with Record Manager, you can set and delete WorldCat holdings and export bibliographic and authority records.

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A detailed comparison chart is available to help you compare functionality in all cataloging interfaces, point by point.

Join OCLC-CAT, a listserv discussion of all OCLC cataloging services. Or browse the archives.

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Browse the archives of KB-L, a place for community discussion of the WorldCat knowledge base and electronic resources.

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