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Record Manager account roles

WorldShare Admin

For more information about roles and managing accounts, see WorldShare Admin, User management.

Roles

  • Cataloging Export
  • Cataloging Full
  • Cataloging INST Admin
  • Cataloging Limited

Cataloging role comparison

Action   Roles
Cataloging Export Cataloging Full Cataloging INST Admin Cataloging Limited
Add new master bibliographic records to WorldCat or replace existing ones.   x x  
Assign roles to other users. Create a user that automatically has the Everyone role assigned.     x  
Create users, regardless of module (Circ, Acq, etc.)     x  
Delete users.     x  
Enables visibility of the Metadata tab and its components (Manage Records, Manage Collections, My Apps) x x x x
Export bibliographic records, authority records, and lists of records using WorldShare Record Manager. x x x x
Perform all operations, including assigning roles to users.     x  
Read information about self via WorldCat Local/Discovery.     x  
Read information about users, regardless of module (Circ, Acq, etc.)     x  
Retrieve and view users.     x  
The security context contains all the information about a given user (especially what actions they can perform). This permission allows the user to perform actions on behalf of another user (patron).     x  
Update information about other users, regardless of module (Circ, Acq, etc.)     x  
Update information about self via WorldCat Local/Discovery.     x  
Update institution configuration information relating to authentication and authorization.     x  
Use the Forgot Password feature to get a new password.     x  
View information about a user’s accounts. In some circumstances this may include identifying information about accounts external to OCLC (e.g. where OCLC receives periodic patron updates from an external system, or where authentication is managed by an external system).     x  
View and interact with a broad range of data and record types. Includes display of holdings information, search and display of records, viewing, adding and replacing of Local Holdings Records (LHRs), viewing, adding and replacing of records in the online save file, validation, heading control, and setting/deleting of institutional holdings   x x x
View My Library and export data. x x x x
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