Cataloger’s Toolkit Topic 1: Using BAM Céline Carty June 2010
 
 
BAM button <ul><li>BAM button =  B ibliographic &  A uthority verification &  M ARC validation) </li></ul>
 
Headings verification report MARC validation report Buttons for report options Detailed report on highlighted heading
MARC validation Tells you if record is suppressed (and about any associating holdings) Discrepancies between 008 and bib (...
MARC validation Highlight the line and click on Change +  at the start of a line means Toolkit can fix this error
Headings validation <ul><li>Block capitals indicate headings that may require further attention </li></ul><ul><li>100  – n...
BAM report buttons <ul><li>Explain status  - more information about that heading </li></ul><ul><li>Display authority   </l...
BAM report buttons <ul><li>Drag this button to any other part of the BAM report and the online help documentation will ope...
For more detailed information… <ul><li>Local installation instructions </li></ul><ul><li>www.lib.cam.ac.uk/intranet/cdd/vo...
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Cataloger's Toolkit Topic 1: Using BAM on bibliographic records

  1. 1. Cataloger’s Toolkit Topic 1: Using BAM Céline Carty June 2010
  2. 4. BAM button <ul><li>BAM button = B ibliographic & A uthority verification & M ARC validation) </li></ul>
  3. 6. Headings verification report MARC validation report Buttons for report options Detailed report on highlighted heading
  4. 7. MARC validation Tells you if record is suppressed (and about any associating holdings) Discrepancies between 008 and bib (eg. 504, illustrations, etc) Automatically makes certain changes (adding 043, changing 440 to 490/830) Will sometimes note things that might be a problem but might not – cataloguer’s judgement whether it should be left as is
  5. 8. MARC validation Highlight the line and click on Change + at the start of a line means Toolkit can fix this error
  6. 9. Headings validation <ul><li>Block capitals indicate headings that may require further attention </li></ul><ul><li>100 – no authority but used in another bib record </li></ul><ul><li>Subject headings with Z code means additional problems (2 authority records with the same heading; 4XX from this authority record is used as a heading in another bib). Click on the BAM button to find out more </li></ul>
  7. 10. BAM report buttons <ul><li>Explain status - more information about that heading </li></ul><ul><li>Display authority </li></ul><ul><li>Change (where possible) </li></ul><ul><li>Bib # - to re-open bib record </li></ul><ul><li>Print </li></ul><ul><li>Close </li></ul>
  8. 11. BAM report buttons <ul><li>Drag this button to any other part of the BAM report and the online help documentation will open at the appropriate place </li></ul><ul><li>Carry out a search (Find) for a particular heading </li></ul><ul><li>Carry out a search (Find Headings) for a particular heading </li></ul><ul><li>Find classification numbers most commonly used with a particular heading </li></ul><ul><li>Request a batch correction (Big Red Cross) </li></ul><ul><li>Carry out a BAM of a selected authority record </li></ul><ul><li>Email the BAM report to someone </li></ul>
  9. 12. For more detailed information… <ul><li>Local installation instructions </li></ul><ul><li>www.lib.cam.ac.uk/intranet/cdd/voyager/installtoolkit.html </li></ul><ul><li>Cataloger’s Toolkit online documentation </li></ul><ul><li>www.library.northwestern.edu/ctkv/ </li></ul><ul><li>Queens’ University Library documentation </li></ul><ul><li>library.queensu.ca/techserv/cat/Sect04/ctkv.html </li></ul>

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