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Table of Contents: 2022 SEPTEMBER–OCTOBER No. 448

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Enhancements to LocatorPlus Catalog

Enhancements to LocatorPlus Catalog. NLM Tech Bull. 2022 Sep-Oct;(448):e5

2022 October 19 [posted]

The following features were recently added to the LocatorPlus Catalog:

NLM Web Archive collection search bar:

After conducting a search in LocatorPlus Catalog, an NLM Web Archive search bar appears above your search results. In this search bar, you can use or modify your original search terms and click the “Search NLM’s Web Archive” button (see Figure 1).

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Figure 1: Enter search terms in the NLM's Web Archive Collection search bar.


Your search is opened in a new browser tab that displays your NLM’s web archive search results on the Archive-It site (see Figure 2). Archive-It is a service that allows cultural heritage organizations to collect and preserve web content collections.

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Figure 2: The search is conducted on the Archive-It site and displays the search results from NLM's Web Archive Collections.


Download MARC action:

You can easily download a MARC record from your LocatorPlus Catalog search results. Click the ellipsis (…) button on the right side of an item, and a list of actions appears.  Click the "Download MARC" button (see Figure 3).

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Figure 3: The "Download MARC" button is accessible from the LocatorPlus Catalog search results.


The MARC record is opened in a new browser tab. You can download the record in MARC XML or MARC21 format (see Figure 4).

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Figure 4: The MARC record is displayed and can be downloaded in two formats.

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