ISBD: International Standard Bibliographic Description: IFLA Series on Bibliography Control 31

  • Volume 31
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  • ISBN-10: 3598440359
  • ISBN-13: 9783598440359
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 272 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2007 | Published/Released April 2008
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2007

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Merges the texts of the seven specialized ISBDs (for books, maps, serials, sound recordings, computer files and other electronic resources, etc.) into a single text. Provides more consistent and up to date stipulations for cataloguing the various resources. The designation of mandatory ISBD elements has been brought into conformity with the requirements for a basic level national bibliographic record as determined by FRBR.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Other Frontmatter.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Other Frontmatter.
1: Preliminary Notes.
2: Scope, Purpose and Use.
3: Treatment of Resources.
4: Outline of the ISBD and Punctuation.
5: Sources of Information.
6: Language and Script of the Description.
7: Abridgements and Abbreviations.
8: Capitalization.
9: Examples.
10: Misprints.
11: Symbols, etc.
12: Imperfections.
13: Specification of Elements.
14: Title and Statement of Responsibility Area.
15: Edition Area.
16: Material or Type of Resource Specific Area.
17: Publication, Production, Distribution, Etc., Area.
18: Physical Description Area.
19: Series Area.
20: Note Area.
21: Resource Identifier and Terms of Availability Area.
Multilevel Description.
Bi–Directional Records.
Recommended General Material Designations and Specific Material Designations.