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If you need access to Collection Manager (the Metadata tab in the WorldShare interface), follow the steps to Create a Collection Manager account.

 This provider has OCLC cataloged collections. If your library does not have a cataloging subscription, see Options for libraries without a cataloging subscription. Use the instructions below for information specific to this provider.

Collection names and IDs

There are many collections in the global WorldCat knowledge base. Use the collection data in the table to help you find the relevant collections. If your collection is not returned when you search within Collection Manager, try entering a root word and an asterisk (*) as a truncation operator. For example: Wiley AGU*

Wiley collections have similar names in Collection Manager but there are slight differences from the collection names used by your provider.

Collection name(s) for searching Collection ID(s) for searching Notes about the collection(s)
Wiley AGU Book Series, or Wiley AGU* wiley.agubookseries

This collection contains all of the American Geophysical Union titles published with Wiley. Select the collection. See Select a knowledge base collection in full.

Wiley Blackwell Reference Online, or Wiley Blackwell* wiley.bro

This is the entire Blackwell Reference Online collection with monthly updates. Select the collection or modify it to match your subset of titles. See Select a knowledge base collection in full or Modify a collection to select your subset of titles.

Wiley Frontlist* wiley.front[YYYY]
These collections are available for customers making frontlist subject purchases or yearly subject frontlist purchases (2015 and later). New titles are added each month.
Wiley Online Books UBCM* wiley.ubcmall

If your institution purchased the full UBCM package, select the collection for the duration of your subscription. See Select a knowledge base collection in full. Note:

  • You will have the option in Collection Manager to add a note in your collection and to map collection notes to your records in Customize Records. Your note will help you identify UBCM titles. See Get WorldCat MARC records for knowledge base collections.
  • When your subscription ends, deselect the collection in Collection Manager. You will have the option to receive "delete" records. You can use them, if desired, to remove records from your system.

To add your perpetual access titles when your subscription ends, create a cataloging partner collection through Collection Manager and ask Wiley to send OCLC an electronic invoice with your title information. See Cataloging partner collections.

Wiley Online Library* wiley.backlist[multiple] Backlist collections are available for specific subjects.
Wiley Online Library* wiley.books

Customers can manually modify this collection to match their subset of titles. UBCM customers should not use this collection.

See Modify a collection to select your subset of titles.

Wiley Online Major Reference Works wiley.mrw

Select or modify the collection to match your subset of e-Major Reference Works (eMRW) titles.

See Select a knowledge base collection in full or Modify a collection to select your subset of titles.

Add the collections to your knowledge base

Choose a method to add or create a knowledge base collection:

Choose the instructions that apply to your needs

Get WorldCat MARC records

Record delivery is available both to libraries with and to libraries without an OCLC Cataloging and Metadata Subscription.

Enable MARC record delivery in the institution settings

  1. Navigate to Settings > MARC Records.
  2. Select Yes for Enable MARC Record Delivery.

Once you enable record delivery, tabs of settings will appear: Customize Records, WorldCat Updates, Record Delivery, Cataloging Partner Options. You can leave the default settings or customize your records. By default, the following will be included in your records:

Customize your record profile (optional)

Define customizations that will apply across your collections in the Customize Records tab. For additional information, see Configure institution MARC Records settings for knowledge base collections.

Default and frequently defined record customization

By default, the following fields and data will be included in your records:

  • 049 $a: Holding library code (For example: MAIN)
  • 590 $a: Provider Name
  • 590 $b: Collection Name

Frequently defined record customization:

Delete Fields:

  • 029

Add Fields:

  • 945 $a: Transaction Type – New, Updated, Deleted
  • 740 $a: Collection-level notes. Note: If you map collection-level notes to a field in your records, remember to add a note within one or more of your collections.

Knowledge Base Collection 856 Field:

  • Add Subfield: z
  • Enter Free Form Text: Click here for access (Your 856 links will include $zClick here for access)

Enable collection-level record setting

  1. Search for the collection and open it. Expand the Holdings and MARC Records accordion.

  2. Choose Use institution setting: [Your institution settings will be displayed here].

After you enable record delivery in the collection, you will see the following tabs of settings: Customize Records, Record Delivery. You can leave the default settings or configure collection-level settings.

Configure collection-level settings (optional)

Define collection-level settings if desired. Listed below are some frequently used settings. For additional information, see Enable record delivery within your collection.

Configure separate file delivery

Many libraries choose to have their file of records delivered in a separate file. To configure separate file delivery:

  1. Click on the Record Delivery tab and find the Delivery File Output settings. Select Deliver records for this collection in a separate file.
  2. Enter a name to help you recognize your file. The file name will follow a format such as: metacoll.[XXX].new.D20160214.T210512.[YourFileName].1.mrc
Exclude records which already have holdings set in WorldCat

This setting acts as a filter to filter out from record delivery titles that you have set holdings on through some process outside of Collection Manager.

By default you will receive a full set of records for the titles in the collection. Your initial batch of records will have a record for every title. The default setting is:

  • Include new records already held in WorldCat (default)

If you do not want records for items you already have holdings on in WorldCat, you can choose to have those titles withheld from record delivery. Change the setting to Do not include records already held in WorldCat and you will only receive records that do not already have your holding attached in WorldCat.

 Note: If you choose not to have records output for titles you already hold in WorldCat, we recommend that you change this setting back to "Include new records already held in WorldCat" after you receive your first delivery.

Troubleshoot MARC record delivery
  1. Are the correct number of titles selected in your collections?
    • Once the holdings feed has been processed, the correct number of titles should be selected within one week. Do not select the collection manually unless explicitly directed to do so.  Selecting the collections manually will result in a significant delay in processing of your holdings feed.
  2. Have you enabled MARC records at the institution level?
    • Navigate to Collection Manager > Settings > MARC Records and ensure the Enable MARC Records Delivery option is set to Yes.
  3. Have you enabled MARC record delivery within the collection?
    • Navigate to the collection and expand Holdings and MARC Records.  Ensure that the Enable MARC Record Delivery option is set to Use institution settings.
  4. Is the delivery frequency for record delivery set to daily?
    • Remember that delivery frequency can be set per collection and this collection-level setting will override the institution-level delivery frequency set under Collection Manager > Settings. If you set your collection to Weekly or Monthly record delivery, then they will have to wait for your first delivery.  If you change delivery to Daily, an initial delivery is triggered.  After receiving this initial delivery, you can then set it to Monthly or Weekly for on-going delivery of records if necessary.

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Manage WorldCat holdings

WorldCat holdings maintenance is available only to libraries with an OCLC Cataloging and Metadata Subscription.

  1. Navigate to Institution Settings > WorldCat Holdings.
  2. Set Maintain holdings in WorldCat to Yes.

The collection-level setting for knowledge base collections will be enabled by default. For complete instructions, see Institution Settings, WorldCat holdings.

Download files

Download your files and records using My Files, located under the Metadata tab in the WorldShare interface. You do not need additional credentials to download records from the WorldShare interface.

See Download files in My Files for complete instructions or follow these basic steps:

  1. Sign in to the WorldShare interface and navigate to Metadata > My Files.
  2. Click Downloads.
  3. Use the options to filter the file list. Click Download to download your file.

Additionally, see  Download files with FTP for FTP/sFTP options for downloading files and records.

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