OCLC Connexion Client:  Commands for Creating and
Replacing Bib Records

Introduction List of commands for creating and replacing bib records


This quick-reference list represents a selection of commonly used commands used to create and replace bib records in the OCLC Connexion Client.

For each one, multiple approaches are given:

This document includes commands to:

For additional locally selected lists of Connexion commands, see:  "OCLC Connexion Client:  Lists of Commands."

For more complete lists and discussion of commands, see the OCLC Connexion Client Documentation page:  a comprehensive set of reference documents on many aspects of the Connexion client, covering topics from getting started to the finer points of searching, using save files, and editing.   This set now includes a Connexion Client Cataloging Quick Reference page, compiling information into a single (somewhat long) document.

List of commands for creating and replacing bib records

Command Menu Icon or symbolKeyboard shortcut
Create new bib record:
Blank workform:
Cataloging, Create, Single Record, BooksControl-Shift-B
or  Alt-C, C, S, B
or  Alt-C, C, [Enter], [Enter]
Blank workform:
Cataloging, Create, Single Record, SerialsControl-Shift-L
or  Alt-C, C, S, S
Blank workform:
    Visual Materials
Cataloging, Create, Single Record, Visual MaterialsControl-Shift-V
or  Alt-C, C, S, V
DeriveEdit, Derive, New Master RecordControl-Alt-C
or  Alt-E, E, N
Add record to database:
Update holdingsAction, Holdings, Update Holdings F8  or  Alt-A, H, U
or  Alt-A, [Enter], [Enter]
Lock and release record:
Lock recordAction, Lock Master RecordAlt-F8  or  Alt-A, L
Release recordAction, Release Record LockAlt-F9  or  Alt-A, K
Replace record:
Replace recordAction, Replace RecordAlt-F10  or  Alt-A, R
Replace record and
update holdings
Action, Replace and Update HoldingsAlt-F11  or  Alt-A, N

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7 April 2005, rev. 4 June 2008

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