Connexion client training
OCLC offers live and recorded instructor-led training sessions on Connexion client.
Browse a list of upcoming instructor-led training sessions from the Live classes page, or find all live and recorded training options on the course pages in this guide.
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Module 1: WorldCat, MARC and client basics
This module provides basic information about the WorldCat bibliographic database and the MARC record format, as well as an introduction to the Connexion client interface.
Module 2: Basic bibliographic searching
This module provides instruction on performing basic bibliographic searches using OCLC Connexion client cataloging software.
Module 3: Basic editing and record processing
This online course provides instruction on working with MARC bibliographic records in Connexion client, including using MARC field help, editing MARC records, updating holdings, and exporting MARC records.
Module 4: Save files, file management, and batch processing
This module provides instruction on using Connexion client to perform high volumes of searches and record actions using the efficiency of batch processing, including the use and management of Save Files.
Module 5: Automation and customization
This online module provides instruction on the use of Connexion client’s tools to complete editing tasks more efficiently and to customize Connexion client to fit your individual workflow.
Module 6: Editing WorldCat records
This online module provides instruction on how to use Connexion client to take quality control actions on records in the WorldCat database.
Module 7: Advanced bibliographic searching
This online module provides instruction on how to use Connexion client to conduct advanced searches of the WorldCat database.
Module 8: Original cataloging
This module provides instruction on how to use Connexion client to create original records to add to the WorldCat database.
Module 9: Authority control
This module provides instruction on how to use Connexion client to perform authority control work within bibliographic records.