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Cataloguing and Classification

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Cataloguing and Classification introduces concepts and practices in cataloguing and classification, and common library standards.

Table of Contents

  1. Cover image
  2. Title page
  3. Table of Contents
  4. Copyright
  5. Dedication
  6. List of figures
  7. List of tables
  8. List of abbreviations
  9. Preface
  10. About the author
  11. 1: Introduction to cataloguing classification
    1. Abstract
    2. 1.1 Information organization
    3. 1.2 Catalogues and catalogue objectives
    4. 1.3 Card catalogues and OPACs
    5. 1.4 Cataloguing and classification
    6. 1.5 Summary
    7. 1.6 Review questions
    8. 1.7 Practical exercises
  12. 2: Descriptive cataloguing codes and the anatomy of AACR2
    1. Abstract
    2. 2.1 Introduction
    3. 2.2 From Panizzi’s Rules to RDA
    4. 2.3 The International Standard Bibliographic Description
    5. 2.4 AACR2: understanding its structure
    6. 2.5 Summary
    7. 2.6 Review questions
    8. 2.7 Practical exercises
  13. 3: AACR2 general rules and rules for books
    1. Abstract
    2. 3.1 Introduction
    3. 3.2 Overview of the general rules 1.0 and 2.0
    4. 3.3 Area 1: Title and statement of responsibility
    5. 3.4 Area 2: Edition
    6. 3.5 Area 3: Material (or type of publication) specific details
    7. 3.6 Area 4: Publication, distribution, etc.
    8. 3.7 Area 5: Physical description
    9. 3.8 Area 6: Series
    10. 3.9 Area 7: Note area
    11. 3.10 Area 8: Standard number and terms of availability
    12. 3.11 More examples: developing step-by-step second-level descriptions
    13. 3.12 Summary
    14. 3.13 Practical exercises
  14. 4: AACR2 access points and headings
    1. Abstract
    2. 4.1 Introduction
    3. 4.2 Choice of access points
    4. 4.3 Form of headings for persons, geographic names and corporate bodies
    5. 4.4 Uniform title
    6. 4.5 References and authority control
    7. 4.6 Summary
    8. 4.7 Review questions
  15. 5: FRBR and FRAD: the conceptual models underlying RDA
    1. Abstract
    2. 5.1 Introduction
    3. 5.2 FRBR
    4. 5.3 What is FRAD?
    5. 5.4 Summary
    6. 5.5 Review questions
    7. 5.6 Practical exercises
  16. 6: RDA: the new standard for descriptive cataloguing
    1. Abstract
    2. 6.1 Introduction
    3. 6.2 RDA structure
    4. 6.3 Recording attributes of manifestations and items
    5. 6.4 Recording attributes of works and expressions
    6. 6.5 Person, family, corporate body
    7. 6.6 Concepts, objects, events, places
    8. 6.7 Recording relationships
    9. 6.8 An RDA record for a book
    10. 6.9 Outline of the descriptive cataloguing process in RDA
    11. 6.10 RDA Toolkit
    12. 6.11 Summary
    13. 6.12 Review questions
    14. 6.13 Practical exercises
  17. 7: Classification
    1. Abstract
    2. 7.1 Introduction
    3. 7.2 Library classification
    4. 7.3 Types of classification systems
    5. 7.4 Main classification systems
    6. 7.5 Selecting a classification system
    7. 7.6 Summary
    8. 7.7 Review questions
    9. 7.8 Practical exercises
  18. 8: Dewey Decimal Classification
    1. Abstract
    2. 8.1 Introduction
    3. 8.2 Main classes, divisions and sections
    4. 8.3 Decimal divisions
    5. 8.4 Schedules: layout, notes, centered entries
    6. 8.5 Auxiliary tables
    7. 8.6 Relative index
    8. 8.7 Combining class numbers
    9. 8.8 Classifying with Dewey
    10. 8.9 More examples: assigning Dewey numbers
    11. 8.10 Call numbers
    12. 8.11 Web services and online educational resources
    13. 8.12 Summary
    14. 8.13 Review questions
    15. 8.14 Practical exercises
  19. 9: Library of Congress Classification
    1. Abstract
    2. 9.1 Introduction
    3. 9.2 Basic classes
    4. 9.3 Structure of the schedules
    5. 9.4 Cutter numbers
    6. 9.5 Call numbers
    7. 9.6 Classifying with LCC
    8. 9.7 Web services and online educational resources
    9. 9.8 Summary
    10. 9.9 Review questions
    11. 9.10 Practical exercises
  20. 10: Subject access: LCSH, Children’s Subject Headings and Sears List of Subject Headings
    1. Abstract
    2. 10.1 Introduction
    3. 10.2 Steps for assigning subject headings
    4. 10.3 Library of Congress Subject Headings
    5. 10.4 Children’s Subject Headings
    6. 10.5 Sears List of Subject Headings
    7. 10.6 Summary
    8. 10.7 Review questions
    9. 10.8 Practical exercises
  21. 11: MARC 21: digital formats for cataloguing and classification data
    1. Abstract
    2. 11.1 Introduction
    3. 11.2 Fields, tags, indicators and subfield codes
    4. 11.3 Record structure and display
    5. 11.4 AACR2 in MARC
    6. 11.5 RDA in MARC
    7. 11.6 LCC, DDC and LCSH in MARC
    8. 11.7 MARCXML
    9. 11.8 Summary
    10. 11.9 Review questions
    11. 11.10 Practical exercises
  22. 12: Metadata
    1. Abstract
    2. 12.1 Introduction
    3. 12.2 Dublin Core
    4. 12.3 Metadata Object Description Schema
    5. 12.4 Text Encoding Initiative
    6. 12.5 Encoded Archival Description
    7. 12.6 Visual Resources Association Core
    8. 12.7 Summary
    9. 12.8 Review questions
    10. 12.9 Practical exercises
  23. Glossary
  24. Index