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WMS library staff guide

An overview of some of the main functions and features in the WMS library system. A combination of OCLC support materials and the longer training sessions that OCLC provided during the implementation. Ths guide is for library staff and not library users.

Introduction

Record Manager Overview

Searching WorldCat: Basic Searching

Searching WorldCat: Advanced Searching

MARC Bibliographic Basics

Authority Control - Subject and Author Headings

Local Bibliographic Data

Original Cataloguing in Record Manager (10 mins)

Create LHRs/items - single part monograph

Create LHRs/items - multi-part monographs

Create and edit LHRs in MARC21 - single monograph

Create and edit LHRs in MARC21 - multi-part monographs

Useful links