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Discover how to search for a local bibliographic data record and view all local bibliographic data records associated with a bibliographic record in WorldShare Record Manager.

Search for a local bibliographic data record

  1. From the Data Type drop-down list, select Local Bibliographic Data Records.
  2. From the Index drop-down list, select an index.
  3. In the Term(s) text field, enter your search terms. The text field will expand to fit your search terms if needed.
  4. Click Search. From the results list, you can:
    • Click the Control Number in the Local Bibliographic Data Information column to open a read-only view of the LBD record.
    • Click the title of an item in the Bibliographic Record Information column to view the bibliographic record in the MARC editor and edit your associated LBDs.
Local bibliographic data record scopes and indexes - Table

 Note: See Local bibliographic data record indexes A-Z for detailed information about each local bibliographic data record index.

Scope Index
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  • Name*
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    • You can search up to 250 OCLC numbers at a time. A counter displays how many OCLC numbers remain after you have entered multiple OCLC numbers. Once you meet the limit, the Term(s) text field prevents you from entering any additional OCLC numbers.
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*This index supports wildcard searching with an asterisk.

 

Local bibliographic data fields discoverable in bibliographic record index searches

When you search for a bibliographic record in WorldShare Record Manager, your search results may include results from both bibliographic record data fields and local bibliographic data fields depending on your chosen bibliographic record search index.

The following table lists the available local bibliographic data fields and the bibliographic record search indexes in which they appear. Click a field number to go to the description in OCLC Bibliographic Formats and Standards.

MARC field(s) LBD field Field description Bibliographic record indexes
240 Uniform Title

Identifies an item if it has appeared under varying titles. It brings together records for items entered under both personal and corporate names and bearing variant titles.

  • Keyword (kw:)
  • Uniform title (ut:)
500 General Note

A note that provides general information for which a specialized note field (such as a specific 5xx field) has not been defined.

 

Use for the following types of notes:

  • Bibliographic history
  • Physical description enhancements
  • Program notes
  • Series statements that cannot be accommodated in 4xx Fields Translation notes

 

  • Keyword (kw:)
  • Notes (nt:)
501 "With" Note

A note indicating that more than one bibliographic work is contained in the physical item at the time of execution, issue, publishing or release. These works usually have distinctive titles and lack collective ones. This field usually begins with Issued with:, With:, etc.

 

Use this field also to describe separate works that were bound together locally.

  • Keyword (kw:)
  • Notes (nt:)
590-598 Local Note

A note of local interest:

  • Inappropriate or unnecessary for the WorldCat record.
  • Pertaining only to the copy of the item located in your institution (accessions information, local holdings or receipt dates).

 Note: Only subfield $a is indexed and searchable in these fields.

  • Keyword (kw:)
  • Notes (nt:)
599 Differentiable Local Note

A differentiable note of local interest :

  • Inappropriate or unnecessary for the WorldCat record.
  • Pertaining only to the copy of the item located in your institution (accessions information, local holdings, or receipt dates).
  • Keyword (kw:)
  • Notes (nt:)
600 Subject Added Entry–Personal Name

A personal name used as a subject added entry.

 

Use for the following types of personal names:

  • Names of persons capable of authorship
  • Phrases having the structure of forenames or surnames. Use this type of entry if a phrase characterizes an author and is the only clue to the author's identity.
  • Names of families
  • Canadian subject (he:)
  • Descriptors (de:)
  • Genre (ge:)
  • Geographic coverage (gc:)
  • Keyword (kw:)
  • LC children's subject heading (hc:)
  • LCSH (hl:)
  • MeSH (hm:)
  • NAL subject (ha:)
  • Other subject (ho:)
  • Personal name subject (na:)
  • RVM subject (hr:)
  • Subject (su:)
610

Subject Added Entry–Corporate Name (R)

A corporate name used as a subject added entry.

 

Use for the following types of corporate names:

  • Organized bodies entered directly under their own names
  • Organized bodies entered under names of political jurisdictions
  • Political jurisdictions standing alone
  • Special corporate names, such as names of abbeys, cathedrals, churches, denominations, monasteries, missions, musical groups, parishes, priories, programs, studies and vessels (Catholic Church, Dire Straits (Musical group), Monasterio Las Descalzas (Lima, Peru), New York Philharmonic, or Writers' Program)
  • Names of conferences, conventions, exhibitions, expeditions, festivals, and meetings entered indirectly, that is, under the name of a corporate body (Labour Party (Great Britain). Conference)
  • Canadian subject (he:)
  • Corporate/Conference subject (nc:)
  • Descriptors (de:)
  • Genre (ge:)
  • Geographic coverage (gc:)
  • Keyword (kw:)
  • LC children's subject heading (hc:)
  • MeSH (hm:)
  • NAL subject (ha:)
  • Other subject (ho:)
  • RVM subject (hr:)
  • Subject (su:)
611 Subject Added Entry–Meeting Name

A conference or meeting name used as a subject added entry.

Conference or meeting names are the names of athletic contests, conferences, exhibitions, expositions, festivals, meetings and scientific expeditions.

  • Canadian subject (he:)
  • Corporate/Conference subject (nc:)
  • Descriptors (de:)
  • Genre (ge:)
  • Geographic coverage (gc:)
  • Keyword (kw:)
  • LC children's subject heading (hc:)
  • MeSH (hm:)
  • NAL subject (ha:)
  • Other subject (ho:)
  • RVM subject (hr:)
  • Subject (su:)
630 Subject Added Entry–Uniform Title

A uniform title used as a subject added entry.

 

Use for the following types of uniform titles:

  • Anonymous works
  • Composite manuscripts or manuscript groups
  • Concordats
  • Names of journals and newspapers
  • Radio and television programs
  • Motion pictures and videorecordings
  • Treaties and inter-governmental agreements
  • Canadian subject (he:)
  • Descriptors (de:)
  • Genre (ge:)
  • Geographic coverage (gc:)
  • LC children's subject heading (hc:)
  • LCSH (hl:)
  • MeSH (hm:)
  • NAL subject (ha:)
  • Other subject (ho:)
  • RVM subject (hr:)
  • Subject (su:)
650 Subject Added Entry–Topical Term

A topical subject used as a subject added entry.

 

A topical subject added entry consists of a general subject term including the name of an event or object.

 

Use for the following types of topical subject added entries:

  • General terms (Dogs or Chemistry) of the type listed in Library of Congress Subject Headings and other thesauri
  • Names of deities, fictitious characters and mythological figures not capable of authorship (Devil; God; Hornblower, Horatio (Fictitious character); Robin Hood (Legendary character) or Zeus (Greek deity))
  • Names of events and holidays (Tet Offensive, 1968 or Ramadan)
  • Names or terms applied to individual objects or classes of objects (Universities and colleges)
  • Systematic names of families, genera, species in botany and zoology and chemical compounds (Hemiptera)
  • Canadian subject (he:)
  • Descriptors (de:)
  • Genre (ge:)
  • Geographic coverage (gc:)
  • Keyword (kw:)
  • LC children's subject heading (hc:)
  • LCSH (hl:)
  • MeSH (hm:)
  • NAL subject (ha:)
  • Other subject (ho:)
  • RVM subject (hr:)
  • Subject (su:)
651 Subject Added Entry–Geographic Name

A geographic name used as a subject added entry.

 

Use for the following types of geographic names:

  • Archaeological sites
  • Geographic regions and celestial bodies (continents, land masses, planets or stars)
  • Natural features (bays, capes, deserts or mountains)
  • Parks and other geographic entities not capable of authorship
  • Political jurisdictions alone or subdivided by subject terms
  • Canadian subject (he:)
  • Descriptors (de:)
  • Genre (ge:)
  • Geographic coverage (gc:)
  • Keyword (kw:)
  • LC children's subject heading (hc:)
  • LCSH (hl:)
  • MeSH (hm:)
  • NAL subject (ha:)
  • Other subject (ho:)
  • RVM subject (hr:)
  • Subject (su:)
655 Index Term–Genre/Form

A term indicating the form, genre and/or physical characteristics of the materials being described. Genre terms for textual materials designate specific kinds of materials distinguished by the style or technique of their intellectual content (biographies, catechisms, essays, hymns or reviews).

  • Canadian subject (he:)
  • Descriptors (de:)
  • Genre (ge:)
  • Geographic coverage (gc:)
  • Keyword (kw:)
  • LC children's subject heading (hc:)
  • LCSH (hl:)
  • MeSH (hm:)
  • NAL subject (ha:)
  • Other subject (ho:)
  • RVM subject (hr:)
  • Subject (su:)
690 Local Subject Added Entry–Topical Term

A locally devised topical subject used as a subject added entry. Use this field only for topical subject entries not based on LC, AC, NLM, NAL, NLC or Sears or for topical subject entries based on nonstandard applications of these authorities.

  • Canadian subject (he:)
  • Descriptors (de:)
  • Genre (ge:)
  • Geographic coverage (gc:)
  • LC children's subject heading (hc:)
  • LCSH (hl:)
  • MeSH (hm:)
  • NAL subject (ha:)
  • Other subject (ho:)
  • RVM subject (hr:)
  • Subject (su:)
691 Local Subject Added Entry–Geographic Name

A locally devised geographic name used as a subject added entry. Use this field only for geographic names not based on LC, AC, NLM, NAL, NLC or Sears or for geographic names based on nonstandard applications of these authorities.

  • Canadian subject (he:)
  • Descriptors (de:)
  • Genre (ge:)
  • Geographic coverage (gc:)
  • LC children's subject heading (hc:)
  • LCSH (hl:)
  • MeSH (hm:)
  • NAL subject (ha:)
  • Other subject (ho:)
  • RVM subject (hr:)
  • Subject (su:)
695 Added Class Number (R)

An added class number assigned to materials in classified catalogs. Use a separate field for each added class number.

  • NLM classification number (lm:)
  • Universal Decimal classification number (ud:)
696 Local Subject Added Entry–Personal Name

A personal name used as a locally-devised subject added entry.

 

Use for the following types of personal names:

  • Names of persons capable of authorship
  • Phrases having the structure of forenames or surnames. Use this type of entry if a phrase characterizes an author and is the only clue to the author's identity
  • Names of families
  • Canadian subject (he:)
  • Descriptors (de:)
  • Genre (ge:)
  • Geographic coverage (gc:)
  • LC children's subject heading (hc:)
  • LCSH (hl:)
  • MeSH (hm:)
  • NAL subject (ha:)
  • Other subject (ho:)
  • Personal name subject (na:)
  • RVM subject (hr:)
  • Subject (su:)
697 Local Subject Added Entry–Corporate Name

A corporate name used as a local subject added entry.

 

Use for the following types of corporate names:

 

  • Organized bodies entered directly under their own names
  • Organized bodies entered under names of political jurisdictions
  • Political jurisdictions standing alone
  • Special corporate names, such as names of abbeys, cathedrals, churches, denominations, monasteries, missions, musical groups, parishes, priories, programs, studies and vessels (Catholic Church, Dire Straits (Musical group), Monasterio Las Descalzas (Lima, Peru), New York Philharmonic, or Writers' Program)
  • Names of conferences, conventions, exhibitions, expeditions, festivals and meetings entered indirectly, that is, under the name of a corporate body (Labour Party (Great Britain). Conference)
  • Canadian subject (he:)
  • Corporate/Conference subject (nc:)
  • Descriptors (de:)
  • Genre (ge:)
  • Geographic coverage (gc:)
  • LC children's subject heading (hc:)
  • LCSH (hl:)
  • MeSH (hm:)
  • NAL subject (ha:)
  • Other subject (ho:)
  • RVM subject (hr:)
  • Subject (su:)
698 Local Subject Added Entry–Meeting Name

A conference or meeting name used as a local subject added entry (not assigned as fields 698 or 610). Conference or meeting names are the names of athletic contests, conferences, exhibitions, expositions, festivals, meetings and scientific expeditions.

  • Canadian subject (he:)
  • Corporate/Conference subject (nc:)
  • Descriptors (de:)
  • Genre (ge:)
  • Geographic coverage (gc:)
  • LC children's subject heading (hc:)
  • LCSH (hl:)
  • MeSH (hm:)
  • NAL subject (ha:)
  • Other subject (ho:)
  • RVM subject (hr:)
  • Subject (su:)
699 Local Subject Added Entry–Uniform Title

A uniform title used as a local subject added entry.

 

Use for the following types of uniform titles:

  • Anonymous works
  • Composite manuscripts or manuscript groups
  • Concordats
  • Names of journals and newspapers
  • Radio and television programs
  • Motion pictures and videorecordings
  • Treaties and inter-governmental agreements
  • Canadian subject (he:)
  • Descriptors (de:)
  • Genre (ge:)
  • Geographic coverage (gc:)
  • LC children's subject heading (hc:)
  • LCSH (hl:)
  • MeSH (hm:)
  • NAL subject (ha:)
  • Other subject (ho:)
  • RVM subject (hr:)
  • Subject (su:)
700 Added Entry–Personal Name

A personal name used as an added entry. (not assigned as fields 600 or 800).

 

Use for the following types of personal names:

  • Names of persons capable of authorship
  • Phrases having the structure of forenames or surnames. Use this type of entry if a phrase characterizes an author and is the only clue to the author's identity
  • Names of families
  • Keyword (kw:)
  • Name (au:)
  • Personal name (pn:)
  • Standard number (sn:)
  • Uniform title (ut:)
710 Added Entry–Corporate Name

A corporate name used as an added entry heading(not assigned as fields 610 or field 810). Corporate names are the names of agencies, associations, businesses, firms, governments, institutions, nonprofit enterprises, performing groups, etc.

  • Corporate/Conferenc name (cn:)
  • Keyword (kw:)
  • Name (au:)
  • Standard number (sn:)
  • Uniform title (ut:)
711 Added Entry–Meeting Name

A conference or meeting name used as an added entry(not assigned as fields 611 or 811). Conference or meeting names are the names of athletic contests, conferences, exhibitions, expositions, festivals, meetings and scientific expeditions.

  • Corporate/Conference name (cn:)
  • Keyword (kw:)
  • Name (au:)
  • Standard number (sn:)
  • Title (ti:)
  • Uniform title (ut:)
730 Added Entry–Uniform Title

A uniform title used as an added entry (not assigned as fields 630 or 830).

 

Use for the following types of uniform titles:

  • Anonymous works
  • Composite manuscripts or manuscript groups
  • Concordats
  • Names of journals and newspapers
  • Radio and television programs
  • Motion pictures and videorecordings
  • Treaties and inter-governmental agreement
  • Keyword (kw:)
  • Standard number (sn:)
  • Title (ti:)
  • Uniform title (ut:)
790 Local Added Entry–Personal Name

Nonstandard name added entries. Use for added entries not supported by cataloging rules (donor or gift information, theses advisor or variant form). Enter information in this field as you would in field 700. Alternatively, you can also use field 796. Follow local practice.

  • Keyword (kw:)
  • Name (au:)
  • Personal name (pn:)
  • Standard number (sn:)
  • Uniform title (ut:)
791 Local Added Entry–Corporate Name

Nonstandard corporate added entries. Use for added entries not supported by cataloging rules (donor or gift information or variant form). Enter information in this field as you would in field 710. Alternatively, you can also use field 797. Follow local practice.

  • Corporate/Conferenc name (cn:)
  • Keyword (kw:)
  • Name (au:)
  • Standard number (sn:)
  • Uniform title (ut:)
792 Local Added Entry–Meeting Name

Nonstandard meeting name added entries. Use for added entries not supported by cataloging rules (donor or gift information or variant form). Enter information in this field as you would in field 711. Alternatively, you can also use field 798. Follow local practice.

  • Corporate/Conference name (cn:)
  • Keyword (kw:)
  • Name (au:)
  • Standard number (sn:)
  • Title (ti:)
  • Uniform title (ut:)
793 Local Added Entry–Uniform Title

Nonstandard uniform title added entries. Use for added entries not supported by cataloging rules (donor or gift information or variant form). Enter information in this field as you would in field 730. Alternatively, you may also use field 799. Follow local practice.

  • Keyword (kw:)
  • Standard number (sn:)
  • Title (ti:)
  • Uniform title (ut:)
796 Local Added Entry–Personal Name

Nonstandard name added entries. Use for added entries not supported by cataloging rules (donor or gift information, theses advisor or variant form). Enter information in this field as you would in field 700. Alternatively, you can also use field 790. Follow local practice.

  • Keyword (kw:)
  • Name (au:)
  • Personal name (pn:)
  • Standard number (sn:)
  • Uniform title (ut:)
797 Local Added Entry–Corporate Name

Nonstandard corporate added entries. Use for added entries not supported by cataloging rules (donor or gift information or variant form). Enter information in this field as you would in field 710. Alternatively, you can also use field 791. Follow local practice.

  • Corporate/Conferenc name (cn:)
  • Keyword (kw:)
  • Name (au:)
  • Standard number (sn:)
  • Uniform title (ut:)
798 Local Added Entry–Meeting Name

Nonstandard meeting name added entries. Use for added entries not supported by cataloging rules (donor or gift information or variant form). Enter information in this field as you would in field 711). Alternatively, you can also use field 792. Follow local practice.

  • Corporate/Conference name (cn:)
  • Keyword (kw:)
  • Name (au:)
  • Standard number (sn:)
  • Title (ti:)
  • Uniform title (ut:)
799 Local Added Entry–Uniform Title

Nonstandard uniform title added entries. Use for added entries not supported by cataloging rules (donor or gift information or variant form). Enter information in this field as you would in field 730. Alternatively, you can also use field 793. Follow local practice.

  • Keyword (kw:)
  • Standard number (sn:)
  • Title (ti:)
  • Uniform title (ut:)

View a list of all local bibliographic data records associated with a bibliographic record

  1. From the MARC 21 editor, scroll down to the LBD accordion.
  2. (Optional). You can collapse the Bibliographic Record accordion to make it easier to access the LBD accordion.

 

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