Documentation for your ILS

Retention commitments are recorded in local catalogs using the marc 583 “Action Note”. EAST recommends that this field be added to the holdings/item/checkin level whenever possible. OCLC's Detailed Metadata Guidelines for using the 583 field in shared print projects is available at: See more details on the 583 for EAST Monographs page or Serials/Journals page.

Instructions for Monographs:

Initial retentions will be added based on the results of the allocation lists generated by SCS and accessible in GreenGlass. Below are instructions on batch creation of 583s using the allocation lists:

Instructions for Serials (or what we know so far):

EAST members and their ILS as of February 2018