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Set the default holding library code for MARC 21 records

You can change the default holding library code for your institution in the User Preferences dialog box. The default holding library code is stored in Field 049 in MARC 21. The new default holding library code is applied to the next record that you create or edit.

The list of available locations is specific to the locations available for your institution. The default option is the default from the Holding Library Code list from the database. This code is for bibliographic records, saved work in-progress records, and local holdings records.

  1. From the MARC 21 editor, click the User Preferences button (User Preferences button).
  2. Select the General tab.
  3. Select a code from the Default Holding Library Code drop-down list. The codes are listed so that the current default holding library code is positioned first and the rest of the codes are listed alphabetically.
  4. Click Save.