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VERY, VERY, SORRY.  I mean it.  Really.

Gene Fieg

On Thursday, May 31, 2018, McDonald, Stephen <[log in to unmask]>
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> Gene,
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> Record Manager is not WMS.  It is a separate system, and can be used with
> or without WMS.  Your complaint has to do with WMS, and has nothing to do
> with Record Manager.
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> Steve McDonald
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> *From:* Program for Cooperative Cataloging [mailto:[log in to unmask]
> GOV] *On Behalf Of *Gene Fieg
> *Sent:* Wednesday, May 30, 2018 6:51 PM
> *To:* [log in to unmask]
> *Subject:* Re: [PCCLIST] NACO functionality coming to Record Manager
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> This is all very nice.  But I have a few questions.  From what I can tell
> from one particular WMS site there does not seem to be any integration
> between the catalog record as displayed in WMS and the NAF.  For instance,
> if I click on Mark Twain, will I see "also see" directions.  If not, then
> WMS is not yet a fully integrated system.  Systems before yours were able
> to do this.
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> I would also suggest that if you intend to go into WMS authorized
> authority work, that your records be presented in a more informational
> matter; that means going back to a more ISBD look, with entries added;
> others did it before; I would expect it from such a highly touted system as
> WMS.
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> Quite frankly, when I, as a patron, go to an online catalog and get the
> slightest whiff that that catalog is based in WMS, I know I am in trouble.
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> Gene Fieg
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> Retired Cataloger.
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> On Wed, May 30, 2018 at 11:20 AM, Whitacre,Cynthia <[log in to unmask]>
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> As announced at the PCC Operations Committee (OpCo) meeting earlier this
> month during the OCLC update, OCLC is developing NACO functionality in *WorldShare
> Record Manager*.  With the release planned for 29 July 2018, NACO members
> will be able to create and maintain NACO records in the LC/NACO Name
> authority file using the Record Manager interface.  Creation and
> maintenance of the authority records for Canadiana names will also be
> enabled for Library and Archives Canada.
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> Please note that doing NACO work in Record Manager will be a choice
> available to NACO members. Connexion continues to be available for NACO
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> New features in Record Manager include:
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>    - Support of roles and permissions for NACO participants and LAC users
>    - Ability to create, add, derive, edit, and replace both LC/NACO Name
>    Authority records and Canadiana Name Authority records
>    - Duplicate Detection upon adding or replacing authority records
>    - Support for linking authority records
>    - Online Saved – In Progress File and ability to save and lock
>    authority records
>    - Support of the “submit for review” workflow for LC/NACO Name
>    Authority file records
>    - The ability to make changes to an authority record after
>    contribution up until the daily distribution (rather than having it locked
>    until it comes back from LC)
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> Let me highlight this last bullet, since that drew the most attention at
> the OpCo meeting.  If you contribute a new or updated NACO record and
> notice something you want to change, you will be able to do that within
> Record Manager on the same day, up until the time the file is distributed
> to LC.  After the daily distribution, the records will be locked in
> distribution as you experience now, until they come back from LC.
> Information on the timing of this will be included in training and
> documentation when the functionality is available.
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> This new functionality complements functionality for working with
> authority records that has already been released with the March 2018
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> <https://help.oclc.org/Metadata_Services/WorldShare_Record_Manager/Release_notes_and_known_issues/2018_Release_notes/2018-03-11WorldShare_Record_Manager_release_notes_March_2018>
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>    - Authority History File
>    - Authority Browsing (incl. root/expanded browsing for the LC/NACO
>    Name Authority file)
>    - New preferences for authority records
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> New releases are announced first on the Record Manager Community Center
> Release Calendar. Once confirmed, releases are also announced on the
> System Status dashboard <https://oclc.service-now.com/status?id=dashboard>
>   with a link to release notes.
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> Once the new functionality is available, training sessions for using
> Record Manager to create and edit NACO records will be provided by OCLC.
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> Cynthia M. Whitacre
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