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University Library, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Cataloging Services: Using OCLC Connexion

Acquisitions & Cataloging Services

OCLC Connexion / Alma Integration

This LibGuide page covers the following topics

Introduction:

OCLC Export to Alma Production (NZ)

Setting up Export to NZ:

*Note that Special Collections may need to export to the IZ. For questions please contact UI-LIB-CAT-CLEARANCES

To set up your NZ Gateway Export in OCLC Connexion client, select: Tools > Options > Export > Create.

The New Export Destination box appears. Select Export Destination: OCLC Gateway Export > OK.

 

 In the Local System Settings:

Host Name (Alma Production domain name):

 i-share-network.alma.exlibrisgroup.com

Port:

 5500

Set Local System Logon ID and Password: 

 Select to enable the Local System Authorization options. 

Logon ID:

 Please contact UI-LIB-CAT-CLEARANCES for issuance

Password:

 Please contact UI-LIB-CAT-CLEARANCES for issuance

Enter an Export Destination Name: Gateway Export: NZ_UIU

Select the Record Characteristics box, and set the following for both Bibliographic and Authority Records:

Record Standard:

MARC 21

Character Set:

UTF-8 Unicode

 

Click Apply > OK

OCLC Export to Alma Production (IZ)

Setting up Export to IZ:

For Alma Production IZ configuration (rare case), please contact: UI-LIB-CAT-CLEARANCES

OCLC Export to Alma Premium Sandbox (NZ)

Setting up Export to NZ:

Follow the configuration steps outlined above, except use the following settings:

In the Local System Settings:

 Host Name (Alma Premium Sandbox domain name): 

 i-share-network-psb.alma.exlibrisgroup.com

 Port:

 5500

 Send Local System Logon ID and Password:

 Select to enable Local System Authorization options. 

 Logon ID:

 Please contact UI-LIB-CAT-CLEARANCES for issuance 

 Password:

 Please contact UI-LIB-CAT-CLEARANCES for issuance

 

Use the Export Destination Name: Gateway Export: NZ_PSB 

OCLC Export to Alma Premium Sandbox (IZ)

Setting up Export to IZ:

For Alma Premium Sandbox IZ configuration (rare case), please contact: UI-LIB-CAT-CLEARANCES

Export to Alma

Export Procedure:

  1. With the record you wish to export on the screen, and with the correct export destination selected under Options (see above), click the Export icon: 
  2. After a moment, if the export is successful, you will see a confirmation message on the screen with the MMS ID listed.
  3. You can copy this MMS ID to retrieve the record in Alma.

For more information about the import setting: