Beginning Cataloging

Beginning Cataloging

by Jean Weihs, Sheila S. Intner
     
 

Ideal for library technicians as well as students in library technician and teacher librarian programs, this easy-to-use primer provides an introduction to standardized cataloging.

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Ideal for library technicians as well as students in library technician and teacher librarian programs, this easy-to-use primer provides an introduction to standardized cataloging.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781591586876
Publisher:
ABC-CLIO, Incorporated
Publication date:
09/01/2009
Pages:
192
Sales rank:
505,468
Product dimensions:
7.20(w) x 10.10(h) x 0.80(d)

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Table of Contents

1 Introduction 1

Standardized Cataloging 1

Functions of the Catalog 2

Further Learning 2

A Word About the Figures and Exercises 3

Notes 3

2 Cataloging-in-Publication 5

Using CIP to Build a Bibliographic Record 6

Looking at a CIP in Detail 11

International Standard Bibliographic Description 11

3 Descriptive Cataloging 13

Anglo-American Cataloguing Rules 13

The Concise AACR2 30

The Future of Descriptive Cataloging 31

Cataloging Tools Mentioned in Chapter 3 31

Exercises 32

4 Access Points 35

Choosing the Main Entry/Primary Access Point 35

Choosing Added Entries 36

Establishing Proper Forms for Headings/Access Points 38

Form of Personal Names 41

Form of Corporate Body Names 43

Forms of Geographic Names 48

Forms of Titles 49

Name Cross-References 57

Exercises 57

5 Subject Headings 63

Sears and LCSH: A Comparison 63

CIP Records and Subject Headings 70

Choosing Subject Headings 71

Subject Cross-References 72

Subject Headings for Literary Works 73

LC's Annotated Card Program 73

The Canadian Connection 74

Cataloging Tools Mentioned in Chapter 5 80

Exercises 80

6 Classification 89

DDC and LCC: A Comparison 89

The Dewey Decimal Classification 91

Library of Congress Classification 99

Cataloging Tools Mentioned in Chapter 6 103

Exercises 104

7 Computer Coding 109

Introduction 109

Elements of MARC Records 110

Cataloging Tools Mentioned in Chapter 7 114

Exercises 114

8 Copy Cataloging 127

Introduction 127

Policy Issues 128

Overview of the Operation 130

Summary 132

Appendix 135

Glossary 163

Indexes 175

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