Determine the mode of issuance to decide whether to catalog the supplementary item as a monograph, integrating resource, or serial as appropriate Do not create records for the individual updates to loose-leaf publications Type. Type of recording Examples Locally produced recordings Class projects, local historical events, theses and dissertations, university lectures in audio or video form Locally reproduced recordings Copies of motion pictures, other videorecordings, or other audiovisual media made with permission of the producer or distributor Off-air recordings Licensed copies of broadcasts or satellite transmissions Locally produced recordings Locally produced recordings may exist as either unique copies or as a small number of copies for limited distribution. For tangible electronic resources, enter the carrier type for the tangible electronic resource e. If a record for an item as a whole exists, you may create a record for a part and vice versa. When separate records are created for supplements, they are not considered duplicates to records for the entire work.
Code c for integrating resources that are currently being published, code d for integrating resources that have ceased publication. Element Guidelines for reproduction microform publications Type Code for the original resource BLvl Use the BLvl code appropriate to the original resource Form Code for the appropriate form of microform reproduction i. Code for preservation masters that describe service copies if the institution creating the bibliographic record was also responsible for the filming. Code form in field for the appropriate form of microform reproduction i. Remotely accessed electronic resources that change frequently are currently excluded from serial treatment they should be cataloged as integrating resources or monographs, as appropriate: Use the following provider-neutral instructions when cataloging photocopies and POD reproductions of textual materials, scores, and cartographic materials in WorldCat regardless of the cataloging rules used or the language of cataloging.
Provider-neutral cataloging guidelines often conflict with other established cataloging instructions with which they are used. Use additional fields to describe any first generation masters or printing masters.
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Additional information If the copy is retained by your institution, making an unlicensed copy of a broadcast may be an infringement of copyright law. Enter the physical description appropriate to the resource e. Use the following provider-neutral instructions when cataloging photocopies and POD reproductions of textual materials, scores, and cartographic materials in WorldCat regardless of the cataloging rules used or the language of cataloging. Enter a note describing the reproduction after all notes that pertain to the original.
Example Example of record for an online resource thesus from seven different providers: PCC applies RDA for the form of the description of the original and for choice and form of access points. Code Form for the electronic aspects of the item, using either xataloging o for online resources or code q for tangible electronic resources, such as CD-ROMs.
Locally produced recordings may exist as either unique copies or as a small number of copies for limited distribution.
For example, catalog a microform collection that reproduces previously existing material, but has not itself existed previously as a bibliographic entity, according to RDA or AACR2. The addition of advanced search and browse functionality does not change an electronic serial into an integrating resource. Use code m only for the following general classes of digital resources: They are often made more widely available through copies, usually in the form of microform, online, or photocopy cataloginf.
Enter the commercial provider of a photocopy or POD reproduction as a source of acquisition in a separate field as needed. In addition to fieldconsider also including field OCLC policy Use the following provider-neutral instructions when cataloging photocopies and POD reproductions of textual materials, scores, and cartographic materials in WorldCat regardless of the catalloging rules used or the language of cataloging.
If there is an existing record for an online cataloving that is not cataloged in accord with these provider-neutral instructions, you may revise the existing record to conform to this policy.
Thesis Cataloguing (RDA)
Optionally, you may revise the description of the original resource in the new record to conform to current cataloging instructions. Form Code Form for the electronic aspects of the item, using either code o for online resources or code q for tangible electronic resources, such as CD-ROMs.
This policy delineates cataloging practice for describing unpublished academic theses issued by BYU or other institutions. Do not use except for digital preservation information as noted below.
Confrontation, bluster, and no compromise: For more information, see chapter 5. Such notes and access points do apply to the universal description since they are unique items. If there is no record for a photocopy or POD reproduction, but there is a record for the original resource, you may derive a new record from the existing record and edit the new record to conform to this policy without re-describing the original resource to conform to current cataloging instructions.
Use the following guidelines for theses: Some serials in print format exist as integrating resources when issued online because they are continually or frequently updated and previous iterations tehsis longer exist as discrete issues.
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If an integrating resource is continuously updated e. Correct coding of field 2nd Indicator is important for indexing and record matching. Differences in provider-specific dates of publication, distribution, etc. Separate records are preferred for the tangible resource and the online resource. Use the following guidelines for cataloging offprints and detached copies: For unpublished theses, microform reproductions of unpublished theses, and photocopies of unpublished theses, code xx.
They are cataloged as microform reproductions with the body of the description based on the original thesis and details of the microform reproduction added as a note in field Example of a single record for the tangible electronic resource with a reference to the online resource:.
In records for electronic resources in which the Type is not coded muse the Computer File field to account for the additional catalogin aspects of the resource.