Book Details

Book title: Cataloging with AACR2 & MARC21
Author(s): Deborah A. Fritz
ISBN: 9788182743830
Publication Year: 2009
Binding: HB
Pages: -
Price: Rs. 1750 Rs. 1750
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In line with the most recent revision of both cataloging rules (AACR2) and MARC coding standards (MARC21), this unique one-stop guide provides hands-on cross references between AACR2 and MARC21 required for easy online cataloguing. All chapter have been reviewed, revised, and in some cases, reorganized for clarity.

Designed to streamline the process and avoid errors, this book is organized in the order of MARC tags. Following the steps in this guide, users can

* identify the rules that govern each MARC field

* match resources with records

* edit records

*create new records easily

*clone records for different editions

*make individual MARC records `play well` with others in the database.

Beginners cataloguers can use this guide to create simple records, while experienced cataloguers will be able to quickly locate specific rules. This book will help cataloguers pick better matching records and systems and help librarians understand the content of records at the core of their collections. Providing clear, practical direction, this authoritative reference is a premier resource for students and instructors to create and edit consistently good MARC records.

A must for every Cataloguer and Librarian.

ABOUT Author


Deborah A. Fritz is the co-owner of The MARC of Quality (TMQ, Inc), a Florida-based company that supports librarians and libraries worldwide with workshops on cataloging with AACR2 and MARC21, and with custom MARC software and services. She is the co-author of MARC21 for Everyone (ALA, 2003) and Co-developer of the popular MARC quality control software programs MARC Report and MARC Global She earned her master’s degree in library science at the University of Toronto.

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