Chapter 32. Viewing and Editing Authority Records by Database ID

The authority record retriever allows catalogers to retrieve a specific authority record using its database ID. Catalogers can find those IDs in subfield $0 of matching fields in bibliographic records.

To use the authority record retriever:

  1. Click Cataloging → Retrieve Authority Record by ID.
  2. Type in the ID number of the authority record you are interested in. Don’t include any prefixes, just the ID number.
  3. Click Submit.
  4. View or edit the authority record as needed.