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Archive and local holdings records

Discover how cataloging agents can interact with archives records and local holdings records.

Archive records 

  • Update, Produce, and Delete Holdings transactions are archived.
  • An archive record is written for each OCLC symbol in field 951 ‡l.
  • The record for each symbol contains field 049 (Local Holdings) with the institution’s default holding library code.
  • The archive record does not contain field 951.

Local holdings records

  • A cataloging agent cannot delete holdings from a record for which a local holdings record (LHR) exists for the group. If an agent tries, the system displays an error message.
  • If authorized as a holdings agent, a cataloging agent can delete holdings and LHRs from bibliographic records by logging onto the Connexion browser interface or opening the browser interface from within the client using Tools > Launch Local Holdings Maintenance.