WorldShare® Record Manager cataloging

Create new WorldCat® records one at a time for print and electronic items to make your library’s rare and distinctive items discoverable. Save time by enriching and sharing existing records, setting and deleting your library’s holdings, and exporting WorldCat records for local use. Choose the service that best meets the needs of your unique library.

Record editing and creation

Edit records in MARC tag view (such as "245") Yes
Edit records in MARC text view (such as "Title") Yes Limited to books, audiobooks, images, sound recordings, and videos.
Edit bibliographic records in Dublin Core view No
Edit bibliographic records using non-Latin scripts Yes
Create new authority and bibliographic records for original cataloging Yes
Create, edit and delete Local Holdings Records (LHRs) Yes
Move Local Holdings Records (LHRs) to a different bibliographic record Yes
Manage Local Bibliographic Data (LBD) Yes
Import MARC records No
Use Constant Data to store and apply frequently used text Yes
Check spelling Yes Relies on user's browser spellcheck features.
Work offline, not connected to OCLC No

Record output

Export records to a file Yes
Export records via a TCP/IP connection Yes
Export records via an OCLC Gateway Export session to display messages from your local system Yes
Export records via a printer/comm port Yes
Export records in MARC 21 format Yes Authority and bibliographic records with MARC-8 or UTF-8 Unicode character set in Latin script or non-Latin scripts.
Export records in Dublin Core format Yes
Export records in MODS (Metadata Object Description Schema) format Yes

System access

Catalog for other libraries using Agent functionality Coming soon
Store user-specific customization Yes Set preferences for each user.

Miscellaneous

Macros No. However, some functions commonly performed using Connexion macros are replicated using native features.
Dewey Cutter tools Yes
Interface language English
French
Chinese - Simplified
Chinese - Traditional
German
Japanese
Korean
Spanish
Dutch

Actions

Validate records Yes
Add holdings to bibliographic records Yes
Upgrade authority and WorldCat bibliographic records Yes
View total number of library holdings on bibliographic records Yes
Display list of libraries that hold bibliographic records Yes
Delete holdings on bibliographic records Yes
Delete own bibliographic record Yes
Control authorized headings in bibliographic records and link the headings to the Authority File record Yes Access to additional authority files, including:

Library of Congress, Canadiana,
Library and Archives Canada,
German National Library,
Māori Subject Headings, 
MeSH (Medical Subject Headings),
NTA Names (Dutch Royal Library),
The Getty Art and Architecture Thesaurus,
and RVM (Répertoire de vedettes-matière).
Autosuggest LC and Canadiana Names Yes
Autosuggest FAST subject headings Yes
Submit bibliographic records to other institutions for review prior to finalizing No
Submit Library of Congress authority records to other institutions for review prior to finalizing Yes
Process multiple actions at one time Yes Using bulk actions for local bibliographic data and local holdings records.
Print labels Yes Label formats: Custom, A12360, L7651, SP1, SL4, SL6, SLB.
Create label file Yes

Databases and files

Access WorldCat® Yes 
Access LC Name and Subject Authority Files, including distributed and superseded versions of records Yes Access to additional authority files, including:

Canadiana, Library and Archives Canada,
German National Library,
Māori Subject Headings,
MeSH (Medical Subject Headings),
NTA Names (Dutch Royal Library),
The Getty Art and Architecture Thesaurus, and
RVM (Répertoire de vedettes-matière)
Use online save file stored locally for temporary record storage Yes Shared between Connexion and Record Manager.
Use offline save file stored locally for temporary record storage No