Descriptive Cataloging

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IST616 Descriptive Cataloging Readings: Taylor, Chapter 7; AACR2 chapter 1: general rules
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05/11/09 IST616 Information Organization 2 Content Levels of description and examples Title and statement of responsibility Publication Physical details Notes Tips of description A complete example Summary
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05/11/09 IST616 Information Organization 3 Level of detail 1 First level of description: Title proper / first statement of responsibility, if different from main entry heading in form or number or if there is no main entry heading. – Edition statement. – Material (or type of publication) specific details. – First publisher, etc., date of publication, etc. – Extent of item. – Note(s). – Standard number
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05/11/09 IST616 Information Organization 4 Level of description 2 Second level of description: Title proper [general material designation] / first statement of responsibility ; each subsequent statement of responsibility. – Edition statement / first statement of responsibility relating to the edition. – First place of publication, etc. : first publisher, etc., date of publication, etc. – Extent of item : other physical details ; dimensions. – (Title proper of series / statement of responsibility relating to the series ; numbering within the series. Title of subseries, ISSN of subseries ; numbering within subserieses) -- Note(s). – Standard number
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05/11/09 IST616 Information Organization 5 Basic rules Where to gather data: Chief source of information: title page, the credits sequence of a motion picture If no source of information (e.g., manuscript), you may supply one but enclose it in square brackets. (Rule 1.0A1) Always leave a blank space before and after a punctuation, except the full stop (period).
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IST616 Information Organization 6 A book example On the spine: AMC Field Guide to Mountain Flowers of New England Verso of the title page: Copyright (c) 1964; Appalachian Mountain Club ISBN: 0-910146-12-8 Preliminary pages: vi Number of pages:147 Illustrations: black and white line drawings Accompanying material: 64 color plates (32 pages) Glossary:137-139 Index: 141-147 Added Information: key to plant families; 13-17 key to common plants above treeline on Mt. Washington; non-paginated, appears after index
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This note was uploaded on 09/10/2008 for the course IST 616 taught by Professor Qin during the Spring '05 term at Syracuse.

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