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Cataloguing Outside the Box

Book Description

A practical guide to cataloguing and processing the unique special collections formats in the Browne Popular Culture Library (BPCL) and the Music Library and Sound Recordings Archives (MLSRA) at Bowling Green State University (BGSU) (e.g. fanzines, popular sound recordings, comic books, motion picture scripts and press kits, popular fiction). Cataloguing Outside the Box provides guidance to professionals in library and information science facing the same cataloguing challenges. Additionally, name authority work for these collections is addressed.

  • Provides practical guidelines and solutions for cataloguing challenges
  • Draws on the authors’ varied experiences with these special materials
  • Addresses specific, unique special collections materials

Table of Contents

  1. Cover image
  2. Title page
  3. Table of Contents
  4. Copyright
  5. List of tables
  6. List of examples
  7. About the authors
  8. Preface
  9. Chapter 1: Self-published music scores and recordings
    1. Introduction
    2. Challenges
    3. Cataloguing self-published music scores at BGSU
    4. Summary
    5. Challenge yourself
  10. Chapter 2: Popular music compact discs
    1. Introduction
    2. Challenges
    3. Cataloguing CDs at BGSU
    4. Summary
    5. Challenge yourself
  11. Chapter 3: Fanzines
    1. Introduction
    2. Challenges
    3. Cataloguing zines at BGSU
    4. Summary
    5. Challenge yourself
  12. Chapter 4: Comics and graphic novels
    1. A: Comics – introduction
    2. Challenges
    3. Cataloguing comics at BGSU
    4. Summary
    5. Challenge yourself
    6. B: Graphic novels – introduction
    7. Challenges
    8. Cataloguing graphic novels at BGSU
    9. Summary
    10. Challenge yourself
  13. Chapter 5: Special periodicals
    1. A: Story papers – introduction
    2. Challenges
    3. Cataloguing story papers at BGSU
    4. Summary
    5. Challenge yourself
    6. B: Nickel weeklies – introduction
    7. Challenges
    8. Cataloguing nickel weeklies at BGSU
    9. Using metadata to catalogue individual issues of nickel weeklies
    10. Summary
    11. Challenge yourself
    12. C: Pulp magazines – introduction
    13. Challenges
    14. Cataloguing pulps at BGSU
    15. Summary
    16. Challenge yourself
  14. Chapter 6: Popular fiction
    1. Introduction
    2. Challenges
    3. A: Cataloguing popular fiction at BGSU
    4. Donor relations – manuscript collection donors
    5. Donor relations – named collections
    6. Tracing characters
    7. Books in series
    8. Summary
    9. Challenge yourself
    10. B: Vintage paperback collection – introduction
    11. Challenges
    12. Cataloguing vintage paperbacks at BGSU
    13. Summary
    14. Challenge yourself
    15. Exercise 6.5
    16. Exercise 6.6
  15. Chapter 7: Movie, television, and radio scripts
    1. Introduction
    2. A: Movie scripts
    3. Challenges
    4. Cataloguing movie scripts at BGSU
    5. Challenge yourself
    6. B: Television scripts – introduction
    7. Challenges
    8. Cataloguing TV scripts at BGSU
    9. Television series script with a real-life personality
    10. Challenge yourself
    11. C: Radio scripts
    12. Summary
    13. Challenge yourself
  16. Chapter 8: Press kits
    1. Introduction
    2. Challenges
    3. Cataloguing movie press kits at BGSU
    4. Summary
    5. Challenge yourself
  17. Chapter 9: Authority work
    1. Introduction
    2. Challenges
    3. Creating authority records at BGSU
    4. Useful sources for name authority work
    5. Summary
    6. Challenge yourself
  18. Chapter 10: Conclusion
  19. Appendix 1
  20. Appendix 2
  21. Appendix 3
  22. Appendix 4
  23. Appendix 5
  24. Appendix 6
  25. Appendix 7
  26. Appendix 8
  27. Appendix 9
  28. Glossary
  29. Works cited
  30. Index