Catalog It! A Guide to Cataloging School Library Materials, 3rd Edition

  • Allison G. Kaplan
  • Published By: Libraries Unlimited
  • ISBN-10: 1440835810
  • ISBN-13: 9781440835810
  • DDC: 025.3
  • Grade Level Range: 9th Grade - 12th Grade
  • 250 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2015 | Published/Released August 2016
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2015

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This update to the bestselling guide will help you understand the latest fundamentals of cataloging so you can get items on the library shelves quickly and efficiently. Changes in standards, including RDA and BISAC, that were alluded to in the second edition are discussed in depth and illustrated with explanations in this new edition, and sample problem sets are included so you can put theory into practice. The book also provides you with clear headings for easy scanning as well as cheat sheets and templates for creating records for book and non-book items.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Preface to the Third Edition.
1: A Brief History of Cataloging.
2: Copy Cataloging and Cataloger’s Resources.
3: Introducing MARC Concepts.
4: Introduction to Chapters 4 through 7.
5: Intellectual Access—Subject Headings.
6: Intellectual Access—Classification.
7: Access Points.
8: RDA— Physical Description Fields & Coded Data.
9: The Future of Cataloging.
10: Processing Information Packages.
Appendix I Hint Sheet.
Appendix II MARC Template*.
Appendix III Answers to the Exercises.
About the Author.