Secrets of the Save File: Using Connexion and Microsoft Access for Efficient Batch Cataloging Projects

Secrets of the Save File: Using Connexion and Microsoft Access for Efficient Batch Cataloging Projects

By Rebecca B. French

Have you ever wished you could limit your Connexion batch search results to the one OCLC record with the most holdings? Or hoped for a way to confidently match those search results to existing metadata from your ILS without handling each record one by one? These tasks and more are all possible by working directly with the Microsoft Access database underlying Connexion’s local save file. In this presentation, I will share how our library used this functionality in a workflow for efficiently cataloging a gift collection of jazz LPs.

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