Campus staff may use a template to create a Brief Bib in the NZ when a required bib record does not exist in the NZ or OCLC.
SUNY NZ brief bib templates have been created for several formats:
Users creating Network Zone (NZ) templates should adhere to the Network Zone (NZ) template naming conventions. There is no requirement to use the NZ template naming convention for local templates in the campus Institution Zone (IZ).
Network templates should be named using the following naming convention: the institution's three-letter Alma identifier followed by the name of the template. For example:
SUNY Consortia templates will begin with the prefix SUNY followed by the template name, for example: SUNY - NZ Brief Bib Record
Duplicating a Template:
Save as Template:
BIB Templates that may be edited have:
SUNY recommends that user created IZ (blue house icon) and NZ (blue network icon) templates should only be edited by the user that created the template. Users wishing to edit an existing IZ or NZ template created by another user should Duplicate the template and then edit it to better meet their needs.
DO NOT Edit:
To edit a template in the IZ:
Bib records can be enhanced using "Expand from template" functionality, which should only be used on IZ only or NZ-linked IZ records. NZ records should not be enhanced.
To update existing Bibs from a template: