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*[http://www.loc.gov/catdir/pcc/naco/naco.html Name Authority Cooperative Program of the PCC (NACO)]
*[http://www.loc.gov/catdir/pcc/naco/naco.html Name Authority Cooperative Program of the PCC (NACO)]
*[http://www.loc.gov/catdir/pcc/saco/saco.html Subject Authority Cooperative Program of the PCC (SACO)]
*[http://www.loc.gov/catdir/pcc/saco/saco.html Subject Authority Cooperative Program of the PCC (SACO)]
[http://www.ala.org ALA]
*[http://www.ala.org/alcts ALA ALCTS] American Library Association - Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (pronounced ah-lecks). See especially
**[http://www.ala.org/ala/mgrps/divs/alcts/mgrps/ig/ats-nrmc.cfm Metadata Interest Group]
**[http://www.ala.org/ala/mgrps/divs/alcts/mgrps/ig/marcig.cfm MARC Formats Interest Group]
**[http://www.ala.org/ala/mgrps/divs/alcts/mgrps/ccs/grps/ats-catff.cfm Cataloging Form and Function Interest Group]
*[http://alcts.ala.org/ccda/index.html Cataloging Committee on Description and Access (CC:DA)] '''the'' ALA committee which deals with editorial content of RDA, technically housed within ALCTS but has representation from other ALA divisions.  If you want to submit a proposal for a rule change, this is the clearinghouse for people in the United States.  The committee documents are useful for following potential rule-changes but dive into this at your own risk...this is hard core cataloger territory
=== Terminology ===
=== Terminology ===

Revision as of 00:49, 28 January 2012

Digging into metadata: context, code, and collaboration preconference discussion/handout

Preconference topics for discussion


This section provides some background information and general resources that are available. A good place to look when your cataloger starts speaking in numbers and acronyms...

See also

Formats and Standards

Anglo-American Cataloging Rules, 2nd Edition (AACR2)

Book Industry Standards and Communications System of Classification (BISAC) Subject Headings

Descriptive Cataloging of Rare Books (DCRM(B))

Dewey Decimal Classification (DDC)

Dublin Core (DC)

Encoded Archival Context – Corporate bodies, Persons, and Families (EAC-CPF)

Encoded Archival Description (EAD)

Faceted Application of Subject Terminology (FAST)

Functional Requirements for Authority Data (FRAD)

Functional Requirements for Bibliographic Records (FRBR)

International Standard Bibliographic Description (ISBD)

International Standard Serials Number

Library of Congress Classification (LCC)

Library of Congress Rule Interpretations (LCRI)

Library of Congress Subject Headings (LCSH)

MARC Standards - Includes MARC code lists

MARC 21 Documentation - Includes mappings


Medical Subject Headings (MeSH)

Metadata Encoding and Transmission (METS)


OCLC Bibliographic Formats and Standards

ONline Information EXchange (ONIX):

Resource Description and Access (RDA): Library of Congress, Joint Steering Committee for Development of RDA (JSC)

Sears Subject Headings

Understanding MARC:

Universal Decimal Classification (UDC)

VRA Core


Machine-Readable Bibliographic Information (MARBI)

Online Audiovisual Catalogers (OLAC)

Program for Cooperative Cataloging (PCC)



Cataloging Terms A-Z

Library terminology informally explained


Working with MaRC - Lists a variety of applications and modules

Cataloger's Desktop

Cataloging Calculator

Classification Web

RDA Toolkit