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MARC field Help

Discover how to use MARC field Help in Connexion client.

To open MARC Help for a field:

  1. With a bibliographic or authority record or workform open, click to place the cursor in a field.
  2. Click Help > MARC Field Help, press <Shift><F1>, or right-click in a field and click MARC Field Help on the shortcut menu.
  3. When finished, click X in the upper-right corner of the browser window or press <Alt><F4>.

To open the description of a fixed field element when the fixed field is displayed at the top or bottom of a record, not as a variable field:

  • Click View > OCLC Fixed Field.
  • Click a blue underlined link in the fixed field of the displayed record. For example, click ELvl in a record for a description of Encoding Level or click Dates for a description of Date 1 and Date 2.

 

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