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Appendix H Companion Standards

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Appendix H. Companion Standards

 

 

Content Standards

 

Published Materials

 

Resource Description and Access (RDA). Chicago: American Library Association, 2011. Also available online through Cataloger's Desktop. 

Implemented in March 2013 by the Library of Congress and many others, RDA supersedes the Anglo-American Cataloguing Rules, 2nd ed. (AACR2).

 

 

Books

 

Association of College and Research Libraries. Rare Books and Manuscripts Section. Bibliographic Standards Committee. Descriptive Cataloging of Rare Materials (Books). Washington, D.C.: Cataloging Distribution Service, Library of Congress, 2007 (3rd printing 2011). Also available online through Cataloger's Desktop.

The American cataloging standard for rare print materials.

 

International Standard Bibliographic Description (ISBD). Consolidated ed. Munich: De Gruyter Saur, 2011. ISBN 978-3-11-026380-0. May be ordered online from the publisher at http://www.degruyter.com/view/product/178559

 

 

Cartographic Materials

 

Association of College and Research Libraries. Rare Books and Manuscripts Section. Bibliographic Standards Committee. Descriptive Cataloging of Rare Materials (Cartographic). Currently in development. 

 

Graphic Materials

 

Association of College and Research Libraries. Rare Books and Manuscripts Section. Bibliographic Standards Committee. Descriptive Cataloging of Rare Materials (Graphics). PDF available at http://rbms.info/dcrm/dcrmg/DCRMG.pdf

 

Manuscripts, Pre-1600

 

Gregory A. Pass. Descriptive Cataloging of Ancient, Medieval, Renaissance, and Early Modern Manuscripts. Chicago: Association of College and Research Libraries, 2002.

 

Manuscript/Archival Collections

 

Society of American Archivists. Describing Archives: A Content Standard. 2nd ed. Chicago: Society of American Archivists, 2013. PDF available at http://files.archivists.org/pubs/DACS2E-2013.pdf

This is the current American standard for describing manuscripts and archives, with a focus on collection-level description.

 

Music, Rare

 

Association of College and Research Libraries. Rare Books and Manuscripts Section. Bibliographic Standards Committee. Descriptive Cataloging of Rare Materials (Music). Currently in development.

 

Cultural Objects 

 

Cataloging Cultural Objects: A Guide to Describing Cultural Works and Their Images. Ed. by Murtha Baca et al. Chicago: American Library Association, 2006.

 

 

Serials, Rare

 

Association of College and Research Libraries. Rare Books and Manuscripts Section. Bibliographic Standards Committee. Descriptive Cataloging of Rare Materials (Serials). Washington, D.C.: Cataloging Distribution Service, Library of Congress, 2008. Also available online through Cataloger's Desktop.

 

 

 

Thesauri

 

Getty Research Institute. Art & Architecture Thesaurus. http://www.getty.edu/research/tools/vocabularies/aat/index.html

A good source of form and genre access points for manuscripts and archives, among other kinds of materials.

 

Library of Congress. Library of Congress Authorities. http://authorities.loc.gov/

Standard source on the authorized forms of names for persons, families, and corporate bodies (in the Name Authorities File), and on the authorized forms of Library of Congress subject headings (in the Subject Authorities File).

 

Library of Congress. Network Development and MARC Standards Office. MARC Code List for Relators. http://www.loc.gov/marc/relators/ 

Standard source of relator terms, which can be added to name access points to clarify the role of the person or group in relation to the work. These terms supplement those included in Appendix J of RDA (full citation under Published Materials above).

 

Association of College and Research Libraries. Rare Books and Manuscripts Section. Bibliographic Standards Committee. RBMS Controlled Vocabularies. http://rbms.info/committees/bibliographic_standards/controlled_vocabularies/index.shtml

Standard source of form and genre access points, mainly for print materials. The six controlled vocabularies are: Genre Terms, Binding Terms, Printing & Publishing Evidence, Provenance Evidence, Paper Terms, and Type Evidence.

 

Library of Congress. Prints and Photographs Division. Thesaurus for Graphic Materials II: Genre & Physical Characteristic Terms. http://www.loc.gov/rr/print/tgm2/

A good source of form and genre access points for graphic materials. 

 

 

Data Structure Standards

 

Library of Congress. Network Development and MARC Standards Office.   MARC 21 Format for Bibliographic Data. http://www.loc.gov/marc/bibliographic/

Standard source of detailed information on how to encode the catalog record in MARC (Machine-Readable Cataloging) format. 

 

Encoded Archival Description. 2002 version. http://www.loc.gov/ead/

Standard source of detailed information on how to encode an archival finding aid in EAD.

 

PCC RDA BIBCO Standard Record Metadata Application Profile. January 1, 2013 revision. Washington, D.C.: Program for Cooperative Cataloging, 2013. http://www.loc.gov/aba/pcc/scs/documents/PCC-RDA-BSR.pdf 

Standard source of detailed information on how to formulate a cataloging record to meet the criteria of a BIBCO Standard Record (BIBCO is the acronym for the Monographic Bibliographic Record Cooperative Program). (Should this source be omitted? It does include info on archival materials, but I don't know whether anyone pays attention to it--MN)

 

 

 



 

 

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