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About Record Manager


WorldShare Record Manager allows you to create new and enrich existing items in WorldCat with efficient, record-at-a-time metadata management for your physical and electronic materials using either a MARC 21 editor or a Text View editor.

Within the WorldShare interface, navigate to Metadata > Record Manager.

In this area, you can:

Record Manager interface overview






  1. Search for bibliographic, local holdings, authority, and saved - in progress records.
  2. Work with bibliographic and authority records.
  3. Work with local bibliographic data.
  4. Work with local holdings records.
  5. Apply changes to multiple bibliographic and local bibliographic records with bulk actions.
  6. Work with labels and export bibliographic and authority records.
  7. Work with field strings, text strings, and constant data records.
  8. Set search and record editor preferences.










Watch a video

Introduction to Record Manager (6:01)

This video provides a brief introduction to what you can accomplish with WorldShare Record Manager, to help familiarize you with the interface and its purpose.



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