|Retrieving bib records||MARC validation|
|948 field||Provisional records|
See also "Voyager Keyboard and Editing Tips," which includes information on keyboard shortcuts, moving around a screen, editing fixed and variable fields, and saving records.
Then key in the Voyager bib record number.
Statistics are kept for every title and unit catalogued in Voyager. They are generally captured with a program run on the 948 field. Therefore, it is important to add a 948 field to every bib record once you have completed any of the following transactions with that record:
You do need to add 948 fields even for categories of materials that require manual statistics.
For further information on the 948 field and its individual subfields, see "Voyager Cataloguing Statistics: Voyager 948 Field."
To turn it on:
Click on this box to remove the check and turn MARC validation on.
Reminder: While cataloguing, if you need to verify any valid and correct MARC tag and indicator values, you can use the F2 function key, "Show MARC values."
To create a new bib record:
A bib record screen should appear, based on the bib record template selected in your session defaults.
The current template for creating provisional records for books, which should be on each PC, includes the following information:
|Leader:||encoding level (enc/l):||5 [preliminary/partial]|
|rules (form):||u [unknown]|
(i.e., date type):
|b [no dates]|
|cataloging source:||d [other]|
The only fixed field information that would need to be added would be:
Indicator values should be edited as necessary. Unwanted fields should be deleted. (See "Voyager Keyboard and Editing Tips: Deleting fields.")
For additional information on creating provisional records, including guidelines on content, see also "Creating Provisional Records in Voyager: for monographs and with item in hand."
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