These instructions show how to create, edit, and use templates in the Alma Metadata Editor.
Linking IZ Bib Records to the Network Zone
These instructions show two methods of linking IZ bib records to the Network Zone.
Policy: Finding Aids Links in MARC Records
This policy specifies how institutions can provide access to finding aids through bibliographic records.
Use of Faceted Terms in Cataloging
These best practices address how to use faceted terms in bibliographic records.
Policy: Suppression of Records in Alma
This policy specifies how records in the Network Zone (NZ) should be suppressed in different situations.
Policy: Retaining and Deleting MARC Fields in OCLC Records
Catalogers must retain all MARC fields in OCLC records when exporting from Connexion with the exception of the 029 field, which must be deleted.
Procedures: Overlay in Alma
Procedures for overlaying a bibliographic record in the IZ and/or NZ.
Policy: Overlay in Alma
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.
Bibliographic Records with Multiple OCLC Numbers – Summary and Cleanup
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.
Policy: Numeric Character References
This policy is about the use of Numeric Character References (NCRs) in MARC cataloging records.