Learn about: Autofills in RIMMF

To save the time of the rimmfer, we have RIMMF autofill the data for certain specified elements, using data already provided in cells for other elements. Some autofills are hardcoded, others can be changed by the rimmfer.

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Hardcoded Autofills

These automated fills cannot be changed by the user, but we welcome any suggestions for improvement or for additional places where new fills can be added.

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In the Build WEM process

Autofills in the Build WEM process can really help to save inputting time.

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In a Work

  • Preferred Title for the Work (from Manifestation: Title Proper)
  • Variant Title for the Work (from Manifestation: Variant Title)
  • Date of Work (from Manifestation: Date of Production or Date of Publication)
  • Source Consulted (from Manifestation: Title Proper and Date of Production/Publication)
  • Variant Access Points (from: the title portion of a name/title Authorized Access Point for the Work and Variant Titles for the Work, as per 6.27.4)

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In an Expression

  • Date of Expression (from Work: Date of Work)
  • Authorized Access Point (from Work: Authorized Access Point)
  • Source Consulted (from Manifestation: Title Proper and Date of Production/Publication)

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Customizable Autofills

These automated fills can be changed by the user, using the AAP checkboxes (aka Dave's checkboxes) in the appropriate records.

We welcome any suggestions for additional places where more of these customizable fills can be added.

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In a Work

For the Authorized Access Point for the Work, the user indicates the elements that will be added to the Preferred Title for the Work, to uniquely identify that Work (as per 6.27.1 and 6.27.1.9)

  • Preferred Title for the Work (checked, by default; must be included)
  • Creator (first listed is checked, by default; if included)
  • Form of Work
  • Date of Work
  • Place of Origin of the Work
  • Other Distinguishing Characteristic of the Work
  • Medium of Performance
  • Numeric Designation of a Musical Work
  • Key

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In an Expression

For the Authorized Access Point for the Expression, the user indicates the elements that will be added to the Authorized Access Point for the Work (autofilled from the Work record), to uniquely identify that Expression (as per 6.27.3)

  • Work Expressed (checked, by default; must be included)
  • Content Type (checked, by default)
  • Date of Expression
  • Language of Expression
  • Other Distinguishing Characteristic of the Expression

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In a Manifestation

For the Composite Key for the Manifestation, the user indicates the elements that will be added to the Composite Key for the Manifestation, to uniquely identify that Manifestation:

  • Title Proper (checked, by default; must be included)
  • Parallel Title Proper
  • Other Title Information
  • Parallel Other Title Information
  • Designation of Edition
  • Designation of a Named Revision of an Edition
  • Numeric and/or Alphabetic Designation of First Issue or Part of Sequence
  • Chronological Designation of First Issue or Part of Sequence
  • Numeric and/or Alphabetic Designation of Last Issue or Part of Sequence
  • Chronological Designation of Last Issue or Part of Sequence
  • Place of Production
  • Producer's Name (checked, by default; if included)
  • Date of Production (checked, by default; if included)
  • Place of Publication
  • Publisher's Name (checked, by default; if included)
  • Date of Publication (checked, by default; if included)
  • Copyright Date
  • Title Proper of Series
  • Numbering within Series
  • Title Proper of Subseries
  • Numbering within Subseries
  • Mode of Issuance
  • Frequency
  • Carrier Type (checked, by default)
  • Extent Statement
  • Number of units †
  • Type of Unit
  • Dimensions
  • Base Material
  • Applied Material
  • Mount
  • Production Method
  • Generation
  • Layout
  • Book Format
  • Font Size
  • Polarity
  • Reduction Ratio
  • Sound Characteristic
  • Projection Characteristic of Motion Picture Film
  • Video Characteristic
  • Digital File Characteristic
  • Equipment or System Requirement

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In an Item

For the Composite Key for the Item, the user indicates the elements that will be added to the Composite Key for the Manifestation, to uniquely identify that Manifestation:

  • Identifier for the Item (checked, by default)
  • other identifying and carrier elements (see the default template)

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In a Person

For the Authorized Access Point for the Person, the user indicates the elements that will be added to the Preferred Name for the Person, to uniquely identify that Person (as per 9.19.1)

  • Date of Birth
  • Date of Death
  • Period of Activity of the Person
  • Title of the Person
  • Fuller Form of Name
  • Other Designation Associated with the Person
  • Profession or Occupation

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In a Family

For the Authorized Access Point for the Family, the user indicates the elements that will be added to the Preferred Name for the Family, to uniquely identify that Family (as per 10.11.1)

  • Type of Family
  • Date Associated with the Family
  • Place Associated with the Family
  • Prominent Member of the Family

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In a Corporate Body

For the Authorized Access Point for the Corporate Body, the user indicates the elements that will be added to the Preferred Name for the Corporate Body, to uniquely identify that Corporate Body(as per 11.13.1)

  • Location of Conference, Etc.
  • Location of Headquarters
  • Date of Conference, Etc.
  • Date of Establishment
  • Date of Termination
  • Number of a Conference, Etc.
  • Other Designation Associated with the Corporate Body
details/autofill.txt · Last modified: 2014/12/01 11:52 (external edit)
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