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Create a field string

Discover how to create a field string from a bibliographic, local bibliographic, or local holdings record as well as from the Toolbox in WorldShare Record Manager.

Create a field string from a bibliographic record

  1. From the MARC 21 editor, select the field from which you want to create a field string.
  2. Click Edit > Field > Create Field String.
    Or
    Right-click the field and select Create Field String from the Field flyout menu.
  3. Enter a Field String Name in the Create Field String dialog window.
  4. Click Create. A confirmation message appears stating that your field string has been created and is stored in the Toolbox.

Create a field string from a local bibliographic data record 

  1. From the MARC 21 editor, scroll down to the LBD accordion.
  2. From the LBD accordion, select the field from which you want to create a field string.
  3. Click Edit > Field > Create Field String.
    Or
    Right-click the field and select Create Field String from the Field flyout menu.
  4. Enter a Field String Name in the Create Field String dialog window.
  5. Click Create. A confirmation message appears stating that your field string has been created and is stored in the Toolbox.

Create a field string from a local holdings record

  1. From the LHR editor, select the field from which you want to create a field string.
  2. Click Edit > Field > Create Field String.
    Or
    Right-click the field and select Create Field String from the Field flyout menu.
  3. Enter a Field String Name in the Create Field String dialog window.
  4. Click Create. A confirmation message appears stating that your field string has been created and is stored in the Toolbox.

Create a field string in the Toolbox

  1. From the left navigation, click Toolbox.
  2. From the Strings tab, click New Field String.
  3. In the Create Field String dialog window, enter the following:
    • Field String Name (required)
    • Tag
    • Ind 1
    • Ind 2
    • Data (required)
  4. Click Create. A confirmation message appears stating that your field string has been created and is stored in the Toolbox.

 

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