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These guidelines are to provide clarification as to what can be edited by NACO/SACO institutions and non-NACO/SACO institutions.

Alliance libraries who are not members of the Program for Cooperative Cataloging (PCC) cannot edit most fields in PCC-authenticated master records. However, non-PCC libraries can add or edit specific fields as listed in Database Enrichment. For detailed information, see the following links:

Brief Guidelines for editing & replacing WorldCat master records

Database/Master Records Enrichment

If you are uncertain as to whether or not you should be editing a record, contact Technical Services Program Manager Lesley Lowery.

Software: Alma

Current phase: Phase 5: Approved Written by: Technical Services Working Group

Approved by: Technical Services Working Group on 9/28/2016
Last updated:9/30/2016
Staff Contact: Cassie Schmitt Nature of last update:new guidelines

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