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Derive constant data records

Derive a new bibliographic constant data record from an existing bibliographic constant data record

  1. In the left navigation, click Toolbox.
  2. Select the Constant Data tab.
  3. Search for a constant data record or click a Bibliographic Constant Data Name. The constant data editor opens in the tab.
  4. Select Derive Constant Data from the Record drop-down menu.
  5. Select which set of fields to transfer.
    • Transfer Leader and 008 values to a new record.
    • Transfer only variable fields.
  6. Click Transfer.
  7. Click Save.
  8. In the Save Constant Data dialog, enter:
    • Name - Enter the name of the new constant data record.
    • My Status - Enter the status of the constant data record. Use this information to help you retrieve constant data records.
    • Make Default - Select if you want this constant data record to be your default bibliographic constant data record.
  9. Click Save.

Derive a new bibliographic constant data record from a MARC 21 bibliographic record

  1. From the MARC 21 editor, click Record.
  2. From the Record drop-down menu, select Derive from the Bibliographic Constant Data flyout menu.
  3. Select which set of fields to transfer.
    • Transfer Leader and 008 values to a new record.
    • Transfer only variable fields.
  4. Click Transfer. The Derive Constant Data form is displayed. The form is prepopulated with the information from the MARC 21 record.
  5. Click Save.
  6. In the Save Constant Data dialog, enter:
    • Name - Enter the name of the new constant data record.
    • My Status - Enter the status of the constant data record. Use this information to help you retrieve constant data records.
    • Make Default - Select if you want this constant data record to be your default bibliographic constant data record.
  7. Click Save.