Cataloging Practices Manual [CPM-713]

Overlaying a fully-cataloged Voyager Bibliographic record with an OCLC Record

Record Maintenance Procedures


During cataloging it may be discovered that a bibliographic record in OCLC is better than the corresponding Voyager bibliographic record that was previously used for cataloging. We may have used a member record to catalog a work and in the meantime the record was updated by LC or another library. In such cases it may be decided to use the better record by exporting it from OCLC to overlay the previously cataloged record in Voyager.

The following circumstances signify a bib record match between OCLC and the cataloged record in Voyager :

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