Catalog it! and Cataloging test review by Karyn Halverson


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Three facets or general activities we do in cataloging.
Descriptive, Classification, Subject Analysis
Two Main Classification systems
DDC (Dewey) or Library of Congress
Related Term
Broad Term
Use For
Narrower Term
Key Words
natural language words describing your topic - good to start with more flexible to
search by - can combine together in many ways database looks for keywords anywhere in the record - not necessarily connected together
Subject Headings
pre-defined "controlled vocabulary" words used to describe the content of each item (book, journal article) in a databaseless flexible to search by - need to know the exact controlled vocabulary term
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Second indicator LCSH
Second indicator AC (Annotated Card headings for children)
Second indicator for derived source often sears and will have a $2 on the end
Give two examples of Favorite Dewey Numbers
811 Poetry
398 folklore
921 Biography
720 Architecture
Anglo-American Cataloguing Rules
Access Point
a name, ter, code, and so forth under a bibliographic record may be searched and identified
Authority control
A method to control the multiple ways an entry could appear in the library catalog. Multiple entries are cross-referenced to a single entry , using authority control
Bibliographic framework. The program is in testing as of 2015 to replace MARC
Call Number
The shelf address of an item, made up its classification number shelf marks
Chief Source of Information
the Source of data to be given preference as the source from which a surrogate record or portion thereof is prepared under rules of AACR
A numeric, alphabetic, or alphanumeric system to organize information often in a hierarchical order (Ie; DDC or Library of Congress)
Controlled Vocabulary
a List of terms authorized for indexing,
Copy Cataloging
The act of taking one or more surrogate records from a database and copying the records into another library.
Term used to refer to the person, corporate body o family responsible for the intellectual or creative content of work etc
In MARC format, a symbol identifying the start of a subfield. Delimiters print variously
250 field a surrogate record wherein the cataloger records the version of the item being cataloged
The line in a MARC record corresponding to one area of description, one subject heading, one call number and so forth also know as a TAG
In MARC format numeric codes for the computer that define the process for dealing with the information in subfields
***each field has two indicators, even if one or both are undefined or blank
Information Package
The item being cataloged, whether a book, DVD, LCD, projector etc
International Standard Bibliographic Description
International Standard Book Number THE 220 TAG
Key Heading
In SEARS list of Subject headings, a set of subject headings
A searchable word, such as a significant word in a title, summary, or one of the words in a multiword subject heading
Machine readable cataloging a group of identifying codes used to communicate information about an information package using computers developed by the library of congress current version is MARC21
Online public Access Catalog
Parallel Title
The title of an item in a language other than the primary language of the text
Preferred Source of Information
Phrase used in RDA that refers to the priority order of sources on an information package from which to take data in creating a surrogate record
A word or phrase that removes ambiguity from an access point, usually given in parenthesis such as Cambridge (Eng.)
Resource Description Access--The cataloging standard that has replaced AACR
In the surrogate record, the area that describes the publication connection between the information package and the series.
490/8XX fields
Statement of Responsibility
Part of the first area of description naming the creators overall responsibility for the intellectual and creative content of the information package in the 1XX, 245, and 7XX fields
Subject Heading
A word or phrase identifying the content or "aboutness" of an item being cataloged and used as an access point; a term from an authorized list of terms to be used as intellectual access points
Uncontrolled Vocabulary
Indexing in which any terms, not just those on an authorized list, may be used for retrieval, such as a title key word
Uniform Title
A title used to collocate editions and versions of a work that appear under different titles proper. In MARC 130 or 240 field
Work, Expression, Manifestation, and Item
Z39.50 Protocol
A standard for information retrieval that makes it possible for any library that uses automated library systems conforming to the the standard to tap into remote library collections or other libraries to tap into local collections.
Difference between AACR2 and RDA--Be able to discuss their role in school libraries including but not limited to interactions, hybridization, policy recommendations, effectiveness limitations etc
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