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Cataloging universe report objects A-C

Author Name

Description Individual or corporate entity responsible for the production of a work.
Type Dimension
Universe Cataloging | LHR Item Detail
Appears in New Titles ListOpen Encumbrances | Removed Titles ListTitle Copy Detail Report

Calendar Date

Description Full calendar date.
Type Dimension
Universe Cataloging | E-Resources
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Calendar Quarter

Description Numeric value (from 1-4) indicating the quarter number of a given year. The four quarters that make up the year are: January, February and March (1); April, May and June (2); July, August and September (3); and October, November and December (4).
Type Dimension
Universe Cataloging
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Calendar Year

Description Numeric value representing the year (e.g., 2015).
Type Dimension
Universe Cataloging | E-Resources
Appears in  

Conspectus Category

Description The second level of the OCLC Conspectus. Each category represents a topic within a specific division. See also Division, Subject.
Type Dimension
Universe Cataloging | LHR Item Detail | Overlap | Serials Received
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Conspectus Division

Description The first and broadest level of the OCLC Conspectus. Each division represents a broad discipline of knowledge.
Type Dimension
Universe Cataloging | LHR Item Detail | Overlap | Serials Received
Appears in Title Holdings by OCLC Subject Conspectus

Conspectus Subject

Description The third and most detailed level of the OCLC Conspectus. Each subject provides the most detailed identification within a specific category. See also Division, Category.
Type Dimension
Universe Cataloging | LHR Item Detail | Overlap | Serials Received
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Cataloging universe report objects D-H

Day Name of Week

Description Name of the day (e.g., Wednesday).
Type Dimension
Universe Cataloging | E-Resources
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Day Name of Month

Description Numeric value representing the day of the month.
Type Dimension
Universe Cataloging | E-Resources
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Dewey Call Number

Description Classification of books and other publications utilizing the Dewey Decimal system. It uses the numbers 000 to 999 to cover the general fields of knowledge and subdivides each field by the use of decimals and letters. Named after its inventor, Melvil Dewey.
Type Dimension
Universe Cataloging | LHR Item Detail | Serials Received
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Dewey Division Name

Description The name of the second level of subdivision in the DDC (e.g., Biology).
Type Dimension
Universe Cataloging
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Dewey Division Number

Description The second level of subdivision in the DDC, represented by the first two digits in the notation (e.g., 62 in 620 Engineering and allied operations).
Type Dimension
Universe Cataloging
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Dewey Main Class Name

Description The name of one of the ten major classes in the DDC (e.g., Science).
Type Dimension
Universe Cataloging
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Dewey Main Class Number

Description One of the ten major subdivisions of the DDC, represented by the first digit in the notation (e.g., 3 in 300 Social Sciences).
Type Dimension
Universe Cataloging
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Edition

Description A specific version of a work (e.g., the seventeenth edition of Webster's Dictionary).
Type Dimension
Universe Acquisitions | Cataloging | LHR Item Detail
Appears in New Titles List | Open Encumbrances | Removed Titles List | Title Copy Detail Report

Cataloging universe report objects I-L

Institution Name

Description Organization (e.g., library, museum, or consortium) that uses one or more OCLC services.
Type Dimension
Universe Acquisitions | Cataloging | Circulation Events | Circulation Fiscal Transactions | Circulation Hold Request | Circulation Item Status | Circulation Patron Information | Data Refresh Activity | E-Resources | Interlibrary Loan | LHR Item Detail | Overlap | Serials Received
Appears in Title Copy Detail Report

Institution Symbol

Description The three or five-character code assigned by OCLC to identify a member institution. This is often referred to as the OCLC symbol.
Type Dimension
Universe Acquisitions | Cataloging | E-Resources | LHR Item Detail
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Item Holdings Quantity

Description

The number of items held by an institution.

Item Holdings Quantity is derived from your institution's local holdings records (LHRs). For more information about LHRs, see OCLC Local Holdings Format and Standards.

The following rules are used to determine Item Holdings Quantity:

Single-Part items (1 item counted)

  • LHR includes the basic, required fields only (leader, 007, 008, and a single 852).
  • LHR includes the required fields in addition to one or more unlinked 866 field or 876 field without a value of ‡p.

Multipart & serial items (2+ items counted. Assumes all required fields are present)

  • If an LHR includes an 863-865 field that is linked to an 853-855 field (via linking number ‡8), then each linked 863-865 field is counted as an item.
  • If an LHR includes an 863-865 field that is linked to an 866-868 field (via linking number in ‡8) and/or to an 876-878 field (via ‡8), then each such occurrence of 863-865 is counted as an item.
  • If an LHR includes an 866-868 field with a ‡8 of zero (0) and there are no 853-855, 863-865, or 876-878 fields, then each such occurrence of 866-868 is counted as an item.
  • If an LHR includes an 866-868 field with a ‡8 of zero (0) that is linked to 876-878 field (via ‡a to ‡3 respectively) but without 853-855 or 863-865 fields, then each linked 876-878 field is counted as an item.
  • If an LHR includes an 866-868 field with a ‡8 of zero (0), includes one or more unlinked 876-878 fields with a value of ‡p, but does not include 853-855 or 863-865 fields, then each linked 866-868 and 876-878 field is counted as an item.
  • If an LHR includes an unlinked 876-878 field with a value of ‡p, then that 876-878 field is counted as an item.
Type Measure
Universe Cataloging
Appears in Branch Item Holdings by Material Format | Branch Item Holdings by Shelving Location | Title Holdings by OCLC Subject Conspectus

Language Code

Description Short code for the primary language in which a work is published.
Type Dimension
Universe Cataloging | LHR Item Detail
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Language Name

Description The primary language in which a work is published.
Type Dimension
Universe Cataloging | LHR Item Detail | Overlap | Serials Received
Appears in New Titles List | Removed Titles List

Library of Congress Call Number

Description Value that defines the classification of an item on the shelf in the library according to the Library of Congress scheme.
Type Dimension
Universe Cataloging | LHR Item Detail | Serials Received
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Library of Congress Class Category

Description Library of Congress classification letter code, which is the highest level in the LC classification scheme.
Type Dimension
Universe Cataloging | LHR Item Detail
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Library of Congress Class Name

Description Library of Congress classification name, which is the highest level in the LC classification scheme.
Type Dimension
Universe Cataloging
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Library of Congress Subclass Category

Description Library of Congress subclass classification code -- the second level in the LC classification scheme.
Type Dimension
Universe Cataloging | LHR Item Detail
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Library of Congress Subclass Name

Description Library of Congress subclass classification name -- the second level in the LC classification scheme.
Type Dimension
Universe Cataloging
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Loan Checked Out Date

Description The date the item was checked out to a patron.
Type Dimension
Universe Cataloging
Appears in All Checked Out Items Report | Group All Checked Out Items Report | Group Overdue Items Report | Overdue Items Aging Report

Local Item Call Number

Description Local call number set by the institution that defines the location of an item on the shelf in the library according to a particular shelving scheme.
Type Dimension
Universe Cataloging
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Local Item Permanent Shelving Location

Description From LHR 852 $c, the permanent location within a branch where an item is shelved (e.g., Main Reference).
Type Dimension
Universe Cataloging
Appears in New Titles List | Removed Titles List

Cataloging universe report objects M-P

Material Subformat

Description Sub-category of an item’s material format that defines the physical or digital nature of the item (e.g., DVD, cassette, eMusic, etc.).
Type Dimension
Universe Cataloging | LHR Item Detail
Appears in New Titles List | Removed Titles List

Month Name

Description Name of the month.
Type Dimension
Universe Cataloging | E-Resources
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Month Number

Description Numeric value representing the month of the year (e.g., 12).
Type Dimension
Universe Cataloging | E-Resources
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New Titles

Description The number of new titles added to a collection for a given time frame.
Type Dimension
Universe Cataloging
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NLM Call Number

Description Value that defines the classification of an item on the shelf in the library according to the NLM (National Library of Medicine) scheme. It uses the letters Q to W to cover the general fields of knowledge and subdivides each field by the use of decimals and letters.
Type Dimension
Universe Cataloging | LHR Item Detail | Serials Received
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OCLC Number

Description The OCLC Control Number is a unique, sequentially assigned number associated with a record in WorldCat. The number is included in a WorldCat record when the record is created. The OCLC Control Number enables successful implementation and use of many OCLC products and services, including WorldCat Local and WorldCat Navigator. OCLC encourages the use of the OCLC Control Number in any appropriate library application, where it can be treated as if it is in the public domain.
Type Dimension
Universe Acquisitions | Cataloging | LHR Item Detail | New Titles List | Overlap | Removed Titles List | Serials Received
Appears in Open Encumbrances | Serials Received Summary Report | Title Copy Detail Report

Percentage of Total Holdings

Description =[Title Holdings Quantity]/[Title Holdings Quantity]
Type  
Universe Cataloging
Appears in Title Holdings by Material Format | Title Holdings by OCLC Subject Conspectus

Publication Century

Description The century an item was published.
Type Dimension
Universe Cataloging
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Publication Date

Description Date resource was published.
Type Dimension
Universe Acquisitions | Cataloging | LHR Item Detail | Serials Received
Appears in New Titles List | Open Encumbrances | Removed Titles List | Title Copy Detail Report

Publication Decade

Description The decade an item was published.
Type Dimension
Universe Cataloging
Appears in Title Holdings by Material Format and Publish Date

Publisher Name

Description A person or company that prepares and issues books, journals, music, or other works.
Type Dimension
Universe Acquisitions | Cataloging | LHR Item Detail | Overlap | Serials Received
Appears in New Titles List | Open Encumbrances | Removed Titles List | Title Copy Detail Report

Cataloging universe report objects Q-Z

Removed Titles

Description The number of titles that an institution no longer has their OCLC symbol attached to, for a given time frame.
Type Measure
Universe Cataloging
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Source Application

Description Process name for the application that performed some action (e.g. RECORD MANAGER, WMS, OCLC PROCESSING, etc.)
Type Dimension
Universe Cataloging
Appears in New Titles List | Removed Titles List

Title

Description The descriptive name used to identify an intellectual work such as a book, film or other composition. Unique by OCLC number.
Type Dimension
Universe Acquisitions | Cataloging | LHR Item Detail | Overlap | Serials Received
Appears in New Titles List | Open EncumbrancesPaid Invoice Item Detail Report | Removed Titles List | Serials Received Summary Report | Title Copy Detail Report

Title eISSN

Description An Electronic International Standard Serial Number (ISSN) is a unique eight-digit number used to identify an electronic periodical publication.
Type Dimension
Universe Cataloging | LHR Item Detail
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Title Holding Added Date

Description The date and time a title was added to an institution's collection.
Type Dimension
Universe Cataloging
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Title Holding Removed Date

Description The date and time a title was removed from an institution's collection.
Type Dimension
Universe Cataloging
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Title Holdings Quantity

Description The number of titles held by an institution. A title is a distinct OCLC number (one title has many items).
Type Measure
Universe Cataloging
Appears in Title Holdings by Material Format

Title ISBN

Description International Standard Book Number is a unique numeric commercial book identifier. The old format is 10 digits, and the new format is 13 digits.
Type Dimension
Universe Cataloging | LHR Item Detail | Overlap
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Title ISSN

Description An International Standard Serial Number (ISSN) is a unique eight-digit number used to identify a periodical publication at a specific media type.
Type Dimension
Universe Cataloging | LHR Item Detail | Overlap
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Title ISSNL

Description A Linking International Standard Serial Number (ISSN) is a unique eight-digit number used to identify a periodical publication at a specific media type. This could be a series of ISSN numbers linked to this publication.
Type Dimension
Universe Cataloging | LHR Item Detail | Overlap
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User First Name

Description The first name of the user that executed the report.
Type Dimension
Universe Acquisitions | Cataloging | Circulation Events | Circulation Fiscal Transactions | Circulation Hold Request | Circulation Item Status | Circulation Patron Information | Circulation Scheduled Items | E-Resources | Interlibrary Loan | LHR Item Detail | Overlap | Serials Received
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User Full Name

Description The full name of the user that executed the report.
Type Dimension
Universe Acquisitions | Cataloging | Circulation Events | Circulation Fiscal Transactions | Circulation Hold Request | Circulation Item Status | Circulation Patron Information | Circulation Scheduled Items | E-Resources | Interlibrary Loan | LHR Item Detail | Overlap | Serials Received
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User Last Name

Description The last name of the user that executed the report.
Type Dimension
Universe Acquisitions | Cataloging | Circulation Events | Circulation Fiscal Transactions | Circulation Hold Request | Circulation Item Status | Circulation Patron Information | Circulation Scheduled Items | E-Resources | Interlibrary Loan | LHR Item Detail | Overlap | Serials Received
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