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DOCLINE -- Add a Holdings Record for My Library


Question: How do I add a holdings record for my library?


Answer:

To add a holdings record:

  1. From the DOCLINE main menu, select Serial Holdings.
  2. Select Update/View.
  3. On the Serial Holdings Update/View Search page, input either: Journal Title/Title Abbreviation, NLM Unique ID, ISSN, or OCLC Number for the serial to be added.
  4. Under Filters, make sure the checkbox for My Library is selected.
  5. Click SEARCH.
  6. If more than one serial title is displayed, select the appropriate bibliographic title.
    - If your library has no recorded holdings for this title, the serial holdings record displays with an Add button.
    - If previously reported, an ADD FORMAT button displays as well as Edit button(s) for previously reported format(s).
  7. Click Add or ADD FORMAT.
  8. Choose appropriate physical Format.
  9. Select Retention Policy and enter holdings information.
    - if Permanently Retained, you must enter either Begin Vol. or Begin Year.
    - if Limited Period Only, indicate the number of Months, Years, or Editions retained, e.g., Latest 5 Years
  10. Indicate how complete your holdings are in the Completeness level field.
  11. Indicate participation in National Print Retention program.
  12. Click SAVE.

    Tip: To move between fields, press Tab or click in the appropriate field.

Related Questions:
How do I add an additional holdings record for holdings in a different physical format?
How do I report a gap in holdings?
How do I update a holdings record for my library?
How do I report limited retention holdings?

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