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====== 1. 1 2. ====== ===== Type ===== ===== Bibliographic database management ===== Importance
Compliance

=== === === General ===



The system:


==== R1 ====
must provide for creating and maintaining bibliographic records




must support:


==== R2 ====
MARC21 as defined in http://www.loc.gov/marc/bibliographic/


==== R3 ====
Dewey (current edition)


==== R4 ====
Library of Congress classification (current edition)


==== R5 ====
Library of Congress Subject Headings (current edition)


== V1 == A/S
MeSH (current edition)


==== R6 ====
ISO 2108 (ISBN, current revision)


==== R7 ====
must allow extra local bibliographic fields to be defined


==== R8 ====
must not impose limits on record, field or subfield size, or the number of fields in a record (beyond that imposed by the MARC format)



=== === === Record import and export ===



The system must:


==== R9 ====
allow online access to a range of library-defined databases using Z39.50 (current version) and provide for the import of bibliographic records


==== R10 ====
provide for the import of authority records


==== R11 ====
provide for the import of records in batch and in realtime, i.e. direct to the cataloguing screen


==== R12 ====
allow imported records, which match records already on the database, to overwrite or merge with those records, or be rejected, according to library-defined parameters


==== R13 ====
allow the export of records in MARC21 exchange format



=== === === Record creation and editing ===



The system must:


==== R14 ====
provide a full-screen edit interface for creating bibliographic records


==== R15 ====
allow for library-defined templates for different types of material, e.g. monographs, serials


==== R16 ====
provide both a MARC and labelled input interface


==== R17 ====
prevent the creation of duplicate records by allowing pre-searching and matching on various fields including control numbers (ISBN, ISSN)


==== R18 ====
allow existing records, from external sources or the internal database, to be copied and used as the basis for a new record


==== R19 ====
allow data common to more than one record to be duplicated for a succession of records


==== R20 ====
validate ISBN-10 and ISBN-13


==== R21 ====
validate ISSNs


==== R22 ====
allow for adding new copies to an existing record


==== R23 ====
provide for the online deletion of bibliographic records; it must not be possible to delete a bibliographic record if it still has item (copy) records attached


==== R24 ====
provide for immediate retrieval on all access points defined by the library



=== === === Authority control ===



The system must:


==== R25 ====
support MARC21 Authorities format




allow for authority control on certain fields, to include:


==== R26 ====
authors


==== R27 ====
subjects


==== R28 ====
series


==== R29 ====
provide for the creation, editing and deletion of authority records


==== R30 ====
allow access to authority records during record creation for checking/selecting headings


==== R31 ====
allow display of works associated with an authority heading


==== R32 ====
allow for global changes of headings and merging of headings, with associated records amended automatically



=== === === Electronic resources ===

==== R33 ====
The system must allow for the input of URLs, URNs and other URIs in bibliographic records for electronic location and access information


==== R34 ==== === === === The system must incorporate a link checker ===


=== === === Item (copy) record management ===

==== R35 ====
The system must allow unique item identifiers (e.g. barcodes, RFID tags) to be assigned to item records on the system


==== R36 ====
There must be no effective limit to the number of item records linked to the bibliographic record


==== R37 ====
It must be possible to specify library-defined defaults for item data and to copy item data from one record to another


==== R38 ====
It must be possible to mark copies as withdrawn or deleted


==== R39 ====
The system must give a warning if the last copy is being withdrawn or deleted


==== R40 ====
It must be possible to assign a replacement item identifier to an item, and transfer all transaction data to the new item record



=== === === Stock management ===

==== R41 ====
The system must provide a stock checking facility, allowing the use of portable devices to store and upload item identifiers (e.g. barcodes, RFID tags) to the database, and report inconsistencies


==== R42 ====
The system must provide routines for bulk changes of data, e.g. location, loan category


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