Demystifying Serials Cataloging

Demystifying Serials Cataloging : A Book of Examples

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This essential reference teaches library staff how to handle the most common and confusing problems in serials cataloging by providing clear examples, practice exercises, and helpful advice based on experience.

* Sources include industry-leading cataloging journals

* Important cataloging information accompanies each example, such as images of the journal's cover and title page, and machine-readable cataloging (MARC) record

* Margins contain applicable cataloging rules for each example
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Product details

  • Paperback | 345 pages
  • 215.9 x 276.86 x 22.86mm | 857.29g
  • Englewood, United States
  • English
  • 1598845969
  • 9781598845969
  • 1,807,014

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"This work is a tool designed for those who are new to cataloging serials or need the latest information about revisions and developments in the field. It can also serve as a reference tool in understanding basic concepts as an aid to accessing serials and their records. This would also be an invaluable tool in a graduate teaching environment." - VOYA "This book can be an effective training tool for both students and novice catalogers. . . . I highly recommend this publication for your collection." - Technical Services Quarterly
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About Fang Haung Gao

Fang Huang Gao is supervisory librarian at the United States Government Printing Office and is a trainer for several professional development workshops.

Heather Tennison holds a certificate in special collections librarianship from the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.

Janet A. Weber is manager of cataloging services at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.
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