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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.

Training questions? Please visit OCLC Training FAQ.


Module 1: WorldCat, MARC and client basics

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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.

Learner guide

Module 2: Basic bibliographic searching

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This module provides instruction on performing basic bibliographic searches
using OCLC Connexion client cataloging software.

Learner guide

Module 3: Basic editing and record processing

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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.

Learner guide

Module 4: Save files, file management, and
batch processing

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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.

Learner guide

Module 5: Automation and customization

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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.

Learner guide

Module 6: Editing WorldCat records

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This online module provides instruction on how to use Connexion client to
take quality control actions on records in the WorldCat database.

Learner guide

Module 7: Advanced bibliographic searching

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This online module provides instruction on how to use Connexion client to
conduct advanced searches of the WorldCat database.

Learner guide

Module 8: Original cataloging

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This module provides instruction on how to use Connexion client to create
original records to add to the WorldCat database.

Learner guide

Module 9: Authority control

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This module provides instruction on how to use Connexion client to perform
authority control work within bibliographic records.

Learner guide