Catalogers must retain all MARC fields in OCLC records when exporting from Connexion with the exception of the 029 field, which must be deleted.
Alliance members who participate in the OCLC Member Merge program receive extensive training to get authorization to perform master record merges.
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.
When files in WorldShare Collections reach the 31-day mark of existence they will be placed in a ZIP file. This document explains the impact on Alliance libraries and what needs to be done.
The document describes both the WorldCat Collection Manager that is used to create the daily files of new, updated, merged, and deleted WorldCat records for the Alliance, and the Alma NZ import profiles that are used to load the records into the NZ.