Using OCLC Cataloguing Services
OCLC Cataloguing Services-
Te Puna Subcribers are able to use the cataloguing services of OCLC. These include:
- Connexion Client – OCLC's cataloguing service
- Connexion Browser – the web version of Connexion Client
- CatExpress – OCLC's simple web-based copy cataloguing tool.
- Comparison chart of Connexion and CatExpress
Your holdings sent to NUC-
If OCLC cataloguing services are used your catalogue records are transfered to the National Union Catalogue (NUC) each working day. The National Library of New Zealand have produced to ensurehttp://www.natlib.govt.nz/catalogues/library-documents/catexpress-and-connexion-guide%20 this transfer occurs when adding, updating and deleting your holdings.
Workflow using Connexion-
This high level workflow of National Library and OCLC cataloguing services illustrate the situation to search, create or reuse a bibliographic record and add a new holdings record using Connexion.
Screen capture of cataloguing using OCLC Connexion client. OCLC Cataloguing Standards-
OCLC cataloguing standards are available on the OCLC website at http://www.oclc.org/services/cataloging/
This same process represented as a flow diagram.
Also reflects the workflow process when using Connexion browser.
Workflow using CatExpress-
A high level workflow of National Library and OCLC cataloguing services illustrate the situation to search, create or reuse a bibliographic record and add a new holdings record using CatExpress.
Source: Adapted from National Library of New Zealand Bibliographic Services Workflows, presented at OCLC Roadshow, July 2006