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Record status

 Note: Please see MARC 21 Format for Holdings Data for more information about record status coding in LHRs.

The value d in record status (Rec Stat) in a record (Leader Byte 05 (008/05) indicates that institution-level holdings should be canceled on that record.

If your local system can output a file with record status d for those records on which you want to cancel holdings, you can send a single MARC file, and batch processing can use the record status value to set holdings for matching records with any value except d and cancel holdings on matching records with value d.

If your local system cannot output records with a Record Status d, you can order separate projects for two separate sets of records. Here are two options:

  • One project for canceling holdings on all records sent and a second project for setting holdings on all records sent.
  • Two separate numeric search key projects, one listing search keys for canceling holdings and a separate list of search keys for setting holdings.