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BIBCO Standard Record - BSR


Cataloger's Desktop
Cataloging rules, LC rule interpretations, special manuals. [Limited access]

Cataloger's Desktop
Cataloger's Desktop: tips for setting preferences
Cataloger's Desktop Quicktips Cataloger's Desktop "Workshops", Q&A, training resources

Cataloger's Reference Shelf / The Library Corporation

The Cataloger's Reference Shelf provides the following resources. Select from the graphics, or click for text format. To select from a topical area: MARC Data Formats, MARC Code Lists, Other Reference Manuals, Subject Cataloging Manuals

Cataloging Correctly for Kids [restricted access]
Cataloging Web Sites : Chester Fritz Library Guidelines
Cataloging Websites

Classweb, LC subjects, and classification and subject correlations. [Limited access]

Contract Cataloging web sites

Cooperative cataloging rules
Created by James Weinheimer as an alternative to RDA [UND is using RDA]. It does however link to a variety of cataloging-related guidelines

Dewey to LC

Evidence in Hand : Report of the Task Force on the Artifact in Library Collections
This report on the importance of the artifact in library collections, written by a task force of scholars, librarians, and archivists, is designed to address frankly the critical need to preserve the valuable (books, media, etc.) evidence in research institutions and other libraries.

RSC : RDA Steering Committee (formerly: JSC, Joint Steering Committee for the Revision of Anglo-American Cataloging Rules
The RDA Steering Committee (RSC) is responsible for maintaining RDA: Resource Description and Access.

LC to Dewey (incl. Medical)

MARC 21 Tutorial / Ann Branton and AIping Chen-Gaffey ; based on the LC publication "Understanding MARC bibliographic"

Utility to clean-up bib records, particularly Marcive problems.

Non-filing / Non-sorting characters / Library of Congress marc/nonsorting.html
Guidelines for the Non-Sorting Control Character Technique. It defines guidelines for using the technique, along with tables listing the MARC 21 subfields and fields in which the technique may currently be used. Many detailed examples are also included in the document. catdir/cpso/nonfil.html 
LC implemented a change in practice that the Library of Congress implemented on February 20, 2003. Since the method of counting non-filing characters is a MARC 21 convention, presumably the aim of all PCC participants would be, sooner or later, to follow that convention.

Provider-Neutral E-Monograph MARC Record 


Series Numbering : final report / BIBCO Working Group on Series Numbering

Summary notes for catalog records / OLAC

Understanding MARC bibliographic : machine-readable cataloging / Library of Congress

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