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What's new? Collection Manager's March 2016 release brings you a new feature for query collections. Additionally, WorldCat knowledge base collections were added and refreshed this month.
Current transitions. Follow the link for step-by-step instructions and office hours for your transition.

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Integrate full-text links for e-resource collections

Add a WorldCat knowledge base collection and integrate it with other OCLC services: Expose full-text links, set and automatically maintain holdings in WorldCat, output MARC records, and more.

Output MARC records based on the items returned in a query of the WorldCat database

Create a WorldCat query collection by searching WorldCat item indexes in Collection Manager. Output records for your holdings. The process replaces OCLC's MARC Subscription service.

Output records and/or labels in conjunction with my provider for shelf-ready materials

Learn how to represent your WorldCat cataloging partner collection, customize your records to include invoicing, provider data, and more, and maintain holdings in WorldCat.

Synchronize my ILS with my holdings in WorldCat

Learn how to create WorldCat data sync collections, upload data, and interpret output and reports.

Automatically receive updated MARC records as master records are enhanced

Configure settings to output records for your WorldCat holdings. If you have already set holdings in WorldCat through any OCLC product or service, configure your record profile to output WorldCat master records as they are enhanced.

Sign up for record reports and/or WorldCat holding reports

Collection Manager offers emailed reports that detail your daily and monthly record and WorldCat holding activity. Record reports serve as notification that you have records available for download.

Download files of MARC records via the WorldShare interface

Sign in to the WorldShare interface, Metadata tab to download your records. See the instructions for file name conventions. You no longer need visit another interface or use FTP.

Set holdings in WorldCat

Collection Manager can set holdings in WorldCat for items in WorldCat knowledge base collections and maintain those holdings automatically and dynamically.

Customize records

Define record customization across your collections in Collection Manager, Settings. Override settings per collection, have records output in a separate file, get emailed reports, and more.

I'm just getting started
Find the request form. Follow the instructions to create an account and get your WorldShare URL.

Collection Manager and WorldCat knowledge base office hours

No prior registration or password is required. Return here to find any time/date changes.

Time (Eastern) Toll-free call-in number Access code
Tuesdays, 12 noon – 1:30 pm US/Canada: 1-877-668-4490
UK: 08-002061177

Meeting number 717 699 247

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Office hours to help with your transition