Loading Records Using Data Exchange

Downloading MARC records from online site (like Oxford)

Edit/Prepare records via MarcEdit

  1. Download file from Vendor/publisher website: Usually you have the option to Save or Open with Marcedit. You save a step or two by opening with MarcEdit.
  2. Using MarcEdit
  • MarcEdit output file: click Browse, then name file. 
  • Click Execute. Saves as MARC text file (using mrk extension). This will allow you to view records and make changes.
  • Go to desktop and click icon to open
  • Make changes to records, using:
►Tools--Add/Edit fields, etc. (e.g., 655 Electronic books)
►Edit--Find/replace, etc. (856 ezproxy prefix)
►File--Compile file into MARC. Creates /saves on desktop with mrc extension.

Using Millennium Data Exchange

Click Data Exchange icon

Get PC: select desktop; select file. click upload

Accepted suffix: lfts

Highlight file: click Prep

Click Start.

Close. Saves as type lmarc

HIghlight file if not already

Click Load C (load a MARC file slow rate)

Select process: Load records via locally created load profiles

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