Using RIMMF. Tutorial #6, Import another Bib record for a Manifestation of an Expression that is already in your EI

In this tutorial, we are going to learn about importing another RIMMF Manifestation record when its Work record and Expression record are already in the EI.

<hidden Click here for 'Open RIMMF' instructions and for a link to the pre-built folder for the previous tutorial>


  • Open RIMMF
  • Make sure that you are using the 'Goudge' data folder that you created in Tutorial #1
At the bottom of the RIMMF screen, look for "\Goudge\
  • Open the Entity Index (EI) <Ctrl+E>
The EI should now contain: 
  Composite Key	                                                Entity
  Goudge, Elizabeth, 1900-1984                                  Person
  Goudge, Elizabeth, 1900-1984. Herb of grace	                Work
  Goudge, Elizabeth, 1900-1984. Eliots of Damerosehay saga	Work
  Goudge, Elizabeth, 1900-1984. Herb of grace. German   	Expression
  Pilgerherberge : Roman. Morgarten Verlag. [1949]. Volume	Manifestation 
  Scarpi, N. O., 1888-1980	                                Person 
  Kahn, Harry, 1883-1970	                                Person 
  Pilgrim's Inn. Servant Publications. 1993. Volume	        Manifestation
  Goudge, Elizabeth, 1900-1984. Herb of grace. Text. English	Expression
  Goudge, Elizabeth, 1900-1984. Eliot heritage	                Work

Alternate: Use a pre-built folder

If you want to jump to this tutorial without doing the previous tutorials, follow the "Download Web Folder" instructions and download the following folder from our website:

If you intend to use this file to proceed through the remaining tutorials, 
  remember that it is located in your '\RIMMF3\imports\zip' folder.


Import a Bib record for a Manifestation

Find and View the Manifestation Record for Importing

  • <F3>
  • Change the Search Source to '[BIB]Title'
  • Search: Herb of grace
  • Select the Coward-McCann publication of 'Pilgrim's Inn'
  • Click <Import>
The Expression, Work, and author headings in the R-Tree are, again, unchecked
  indicating that matching records are already in your EI,
  based on matching AAP.
  • Click <Import>
    • Choose <Selected records>
    • Click <OK>
  • Close the R-Tree
  • <Ctrl+E>
  • Open the Manifestation record for 'Herb of grace'

View the R-Tree for your set

  • Click the button for the <R-Tree> of the Manifestation
Notice that it shows:
  The Manifestation
  Its Expression
  • Click the <Dig> button at the bottom right of the screen
Now you can see 2 additional headings:
  Another Manifestation of the Expression
  The Work
  • Click the <Dig> button again
Now you can see 3 additional headings:
  The Author of the Work
  The German Expression 
  The two Series related to the Work
  • Click the [+] for the German Expression
Now you can see:
  The Manifestation of the German Expression
  The two translators of the German Expression

End this Tutorial

  • Close everything

If you are finished playing with RIMMF for now, close RIMMF. If you want to proceed, go to Tutorial #7

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