For items within the scope of ESTC, catalogers search ESTC and report holdings for items that match ESTC records that are considered 'edited' or '18th century' according to ESTC guidelines. For items that match ESTC records that are considered 'unedited' or 'partial' follow the online instructions. For for items that have no match at all, catalogers should email the Orbis bib id# to Chris.
Click on the Display results button.
The results are dependent on the search type preformed, the ESTC number search should yield a single result.
Title and author keyword searches will usually result in indexes.
Click on the Full button for the record that matches.
There are four types of ESTC records: edited, 18th century, unedited and partial. Holdings can only be added to edited and 18th century records. When an item matches a partial or unedited record, follow the online instructions.
If no record in ESTC matches, place the item with a bib. printout on one of the ESTC shelves as described above. For for items that have no match at all, catalogers should email the Orbis bib id# to Chris.
Click on the Add holding button.
Enter the shelfmark.
Enter copy notes, if necessary (examples).
Status should always be set to Verified
Click on Update button.
Close the holdings window
If the item is refreshed, the holding should display
Beinecke Library no longer reports records falling within the scope of Wing (1641-1700) to the Wing Revision Project. As these items also fall within the scope of ESTC, they will be reported there.