Re: OCLC Local Holdings Record (LHR) question Steven C Shadle 03 Jul 2014 16:54 UTC

Hi Sally,

IMO, it makes the most sense to have your OCLC holdings mirror your local cataloging treatment decisions.  This is pretty much a requirement for WorldCat Local/WorldCat Discovery libraries but I think it makes sense generally.

Steve Shadle/Serials Access Librarian            shadle@u.washington.edu
Box 352900 - University of Washington Libraries
Seattle, WA 98195-2900                             Phone: (206) 685-3983

On Thu, 3 Jul 2014, Sarah Glasser wrote:

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> Hello all,
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> This is a question about local holdings best practices for print serials. 
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> We have a monographic series that is cataloged individually as monographs.  Should I add a LHR to the OCLC serial record even
> though we do not have our holdings on that record?  I think not, but I wanted to ask more seasoned librarians what they do.
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> Thanks in advance!
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