ERIC Number: ED410961
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1997
Reference Count: N/A
Maxwell's Handbook for AACR2R: Explaining and Illustrating the Anglo-American Cataloguing Rules and the 1993 Amendments.
Maxwell, Robert L.; Maxwell, Margaret F.
This handbook is designed to assist experienced catalogers and library school students in the application of the most commonly used rules for bibliographic description, choice of access points, and form of headings in accordance with the revised Anglo-American Cataloging Rules (AACR2R). The book is intended as a supplement to the text of the Anglo-American Cataloging Rules. This revised edition of the handbook has converted the cataloging examples to machine-readable (MARC) format. A general overview of MARC bibliographic format is provided in the introduction. The handbook includes the following chapters: (1) General Information; (2) Books, Pamphlets, and Printed Sheets; (3) Cartographic Materials; (4) Manuscripts (Including Manuscript Collections); (5) Music; (6) Sound Recordings; (7) Motion Pictures and Videorecordings; (8) Graphic Materials; (9) Computer Files; (10) Three-Dimensional Artifacts and Realia; (11) Microforms; (12) Serials; (13) Analysis; (14) Choice of Access Points; (15) Headings for Persons; (16) Geographic Names; (17) Headings for Corporate Bodies; and (18) Uniform Titles. An index is provided. (SWC)
Descriptors: Authority Control (Information), Bibliographic Databases, Bibliographic Records, Bibliographic Utilities, Cataloging, Librarians, Library Automation, Library Catalogs, Library Technical Processes, Students
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Publication Type: Books; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Media Staff; Practitioners; Students
Authoring Institution: American Library Association, Chicago, IL.