This policy addresses when to overlay brief bibs contributed by other Alliance libraries.
Procedures for overlaying a bibliographic record in the IZ and/or NZ.
This document describes policy and methods for overlaying individual bibliographic records in Alma with records exported from OCLC Connexion client or brought into the Network Zone (NZ) from daily OCLC loads.
This FAQ addresses the problems caused when bib records in the Alliance Network Zone (NZ) contain two or more different OCLC numbers in separate 035 subfields.
This policy is about the use of Numeric Character References (NCRs) in MARC cataloging records.
This document lists each of the merge rules created in the NZ along with the purpose and text of each rule.
This document provides best practices for Alliance libraries as they manage non-serial electronic resources in Alma within the context of current functionality and partial consortial migration.
This policy ensures incoming institutions can match to Network Zone records and is critical to preserve bibliographic records in the Network Zone.
ndicating inventory (holdings, items, and portfolios) in Alma’s Network Zone for materials both ordered and cataloged will avoid unnecessary duplication, allow member libraries to make acquisitions decisions based on the most current and accurate data, and support increased collaborative technical services and cooperative collection development between Alliance libraries.
This page contains best practices and FAQs about local fields in Alma.