Maxwell's Handbook for AACR2: Explaining and Illustrating the Anglo-American Cataloguing Rules Through the 2003 Update

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American Library Association, 2004 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 519 pages
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For application of the most current Anglo-American Cataloguing Rules, there is but one standard: Maxwell's Handbook for AACR2. This practical and authoritative cataloging how-to, now in its Pourth Edition, has been completely revised inclusive of the 2003 update to AACR2. Designed to interpret and explain AACR2, Maxwell illustrates and applies the latest cataloging rules to the MARC record for every type of information format. Focusing on the concept of integrating resources, where relevant information may be available in different formats, the revised edition also addresses the Program for Cooperative Cataloging (PCC) and the cataloging needs of electronic books and digital reproductions of physical items such as books and maps. From books and pamphlets to sound recordings, music, manuscripts, maps, and more, this is the most comprehensive and straightforward guide to interpreting and applying standard cataloging rules. Learn: How and when to apply the rules; What has changed in MARC21 coding; How the rules help organize descriptive and bibliographic information; What are uniform titles for unusual formats or materials; How to select access points; Extensive updates have resulted
  

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Contents

GENERAL RULES FOR DESCRIPTION
1
BOOKS PAMPHLETS AND PRINTED SHEETS
104
CARTOGRAPHIC MATERIALS
120
MANUSCRIPTS INCLUDING MANUSCRIPT COLLECTIONS
141
Music AACR2 Chapters 5 21182122 and 25252535
151
SOUND RECORDINGS
172
MOTION PICTURES AND VIDEORECORDINGS
195
GRAPHIC MATERIALS
207
MICROFORMS
252
CONTINUING RESOURCES
260
ANALYSIS
297
14 CHOICE OF ACCESS POINTS AACR2 Chapter 21
302
HEADINGS FOR PERSONS AACR2 Chapter 22
361
GEOGRAPHIC NAMES AACR2 Chapter 23
415
HEADINGS FOR CORPORATE BODIES AACR2 Chapter 24
417
UNIFORM TITLES AACR2 Chapter 25
469

ELECTRONIC RESOURCES
223
THREEDIMENSIONAL ARTEFACTS AND REALIA
246

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