Original Cataloging

Original Cataloging – BIBFLOW

This auto lookup feature facilitates original cataloging such that users can locate, disambiguate, and enter relevant data in a variety of fields that will be used to complete the bibliographic graph for an item. Current MARC-based cataloging systems employ similar functionality based on authority file lookup.


Cataloging – Wikipedia

The most commonly used cataloging code in the English-speaking world was the Anglo-American Cataloguing Rules, 2nd edition (AACR2). AACR2 provides rules for descriptive cataloging only and does not touch upon subject cataloging. AACR2 has been translated into many languages, for use around the world.


2 Online Cataloging – oclc.org

For more information about original cataloging, see section 2.2, Creating Bibliographic Records. Transcribing cataloging copy. If no matching bibliographic record exists in WorldCat and there is an existing printed or other non-machine-readable record available, create a new master record using data found in the existing non-MARC record.


Module 8 – Original cataloging – OCLC Support

After completing this web-based training, learners will be prepared to use Connexion to efficiently create original records using a variety of methods, including blank workforms, deriving records, and extracting metadata from digital resources. The course will also explain financial incentives for adding new original records to WorldCat.


1. Original Cataloging: 008-588 | Yale University Library

YUL original cataloging: generally do not record ISBNs for items not in hand at the time of cataloging. For copy cataloging, if the record has ISBNs for volumes not in hand, leave them in the record. Cataloging units may set limits on the number of ISBNs recorded.


040 Cataloging Source – oclc.org

[Original cataloging by ORU, input by ORU as an English language record using RDA, and modified by UKM and UBY] ǂe Description conventions: The instructions for descriptive cataloging used to create the record, other than ALA 1908, ALA 1941, or ALA 1949 rules. Use to indicate RDA or other recognized cataloging instructions.


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