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2. Data requirements for Non-MARC patterned data collections

Find the data requirements for a Non-MARC patterned data collection in WorldShare Collection Manager.

Data requirements for non-MARC patterned bibliographic data

  • Data must be sent as a .CSV file, encoded as UTF-8, with additional data to create MARC records for processing.
  • Download the Non-MARC patterned data template.
    • The order and format of the columns in the template should not be changed.
    • Red headings denote required fields.
    • Italicized column headings denote the ability for OCLC to create repeatable fields. Separate each entry in these columns with a semi-colon to trigger separate entries.
    • Save the template by encoding it as UTF-8.

Data requirements for non-MARC patterned local holdings records data

  • Data must be sent as a .CSV file encoded as UTF-8.
  • The .CSV file for LHRs should have data for these headings:
    Non-MARC patterned local holdings records data .CSV file headings

Encode a .CSV Excel file to UTF-8