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Source status categories defined

Find definitions for the source status categories available in Connexion client.

The system assigns one of the following source statuses when you save a bibliographic record online.

Source status Definition
Derived New record created by deriving it from an existing record (Edit > Derive > New Record)

See Create a record from an existing record for more information.
Imported New record produced by importing MARC records via copy/ paste or via transfer from a web-accessible file
OCLC Working copy of a WorldCat record (locked or unlocked) in WorldCat

 Note: When you add a new record to WorldCat, the source status changes to OCLC.

Workform New record created from a blank workform

See Create a record from a workform for more information.