DescribeNZ

a website for all New Zealand cataloguers

Using OCLC Cataloguing Services

OCLC Cataloguing Services-

Te Puna Subcribers are able to use the cataloguing services of OCLC. These include:

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