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Making Your Catalog Work for Your Community: How to Develop Local Cataloging Standards

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Presented at the Southeast Library System Training Extravaganza, May 13, 2016

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Making Your Catalog Work for Your Community: How to Develop Local Cataloging Standards

  1. 1. Making Your Catalog Work for Your Community: How to Develop Local Cataloging Standards Emily Dust Nimsakont Head of Cataloging & Resource Management Schmid Law Library, UNL College of Law SELS Training Extravaganza May 13, 2016 Photo credit: https://www.flickr.com/photos/cochranlibrary/14060076951/
  2. 2. Why do we need standards? Consistency = Findability Photo credit: http://www.flickr.com/photos/brenda-starr/3509344100/
  3. 3. What are the national cataloging standards? • Descriptive Cataloging – Resource Description and Access (RDA) • Classification – Dewey Decimal Classification (DDC) – Library of Congress Classification (LCC) • Subject Headings – Library of Congress Subject Headings (LCSH) – Sears Subject Headings
  4. 4. Creating Local Standards Photo credit: https://www.flickr.com/photos/elwillo/4729801304/
  5. 5. Classification Photo credit: https://www.flickr.com/photos/ccacnorthlib/4775120660/
  6. 6. Melvil Dewey ≠ God Photo credits: https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File%3AMelvil_Dewey-Portrait_et_signature.jpg; https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=10662424 ≠
  7. 7. Explore other options BISAC https://www.bisg.org/bisac/complete-bisac- subject-headings-2015-edition Metis https://sites.google.com/site/metisinnovations/
  8. 8. Create Your Own Classification Image credit: http://www.mightylittlelibrarian.com/?p=1068
  9. 9. Subject Headings Photo credit: https://www.flickr.com/photos/annarbor/4350629792/
  10. 10. Cross References
  11. 11. Cross References
  12. 12. Local Headings 69X fields 65X fields with $2 local https://www.oclc.org/bibformats/en/6xx.html Be aware of how your catalog systems displays and searches these fields
  13. 13. Local Headings • Keep a vocabulary list • Create authority records (if possible in your system)
  14. 14. Variant Titles (The 246 field is your friend!) Photo credit: https://www.flickr.com/photos/duncan/8736712554/
  15. 15. Variant Titles 245 10 $a Nebraskaspeak : $b how to talk like a true Nebraskan (title on title page) 246 14 $a Your guide to Nebraskaspeak (cover title)
  16. 16. Variant Titles 245 12 $a A treatise on the law of property in intellectual productions in Great Britain and the United States : $b embracing copyright in works of literature and art, and playright in dramatic and musical compositions (title on title page) 246 18 $a Drone on copyright (spine title)
  17. 17. Variant Titles 245 14 $a The Chiron dictionary of Greek & Roman mythology : $b gods and goddesses, heroes, places, and events of antiquity (title on title page) 246 3_ $a Chiron dictionary of Greek and Roman mythology (spelling out symbol)
  18. 18. Variant Titles 245 10 $a Dinosaurs before dark (title on title page) 246 3_ $a Jack and Annie (what all your patrons ask for)
  19. 19. Series Information Photo credit: https://www.flickr.com/photos/lorriesbookmark/2335184610/
  20. 20. Series Information • 490 field – series title as it appears on the piece • 830 field – authorized form of the series title • 830 field can be used to your benefit
  21. 21. Remember: There are no cataloging police! Photo credit: https://www.flickr.com/photos/98372990@N00/2520306406/
  22. 22. 1. Be consistent. 2. Document, document, document! Rules to Live By Photo credit: https://www.flickr.com/photos/supportguyjoe/3590706265/
  23. 23. Questions, discussion, etc. Emily Dust Nimsakont Head of Cataloging & Resource Management Schmid Law Library, UNL College of Law emily.dust.nimsakont@unl.edu

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