Collection Services: Cataloging


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Bibliographic Record

  • Catalog according to AACR2 1.1C4.

Vol/Copy Record

  1. Enter LC classification number in the call number field.
  2. Change class scheme code to LC.
    • Special Collections: Do not barcode. Create VOL/COPY record(s) with auto-generated item ID.
    • All other locations: Create one VOL/COPY record, with barcode, for each piece of the kit that circulates individually; most kits will have only one VOL/COPY record with a piece count recorded. .

MARC Holdings Record

  • Create a MARC holdings record according to standards and local policy unless the number and variety of pieces are extensive.

Physical Processing

  • Special Collections: No physical processing. Write call number on flag.
  • All other locations:
    1. If container is not supplied with the kit items, request one from Serial Services.
    2. Send the kit to labelling.