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Cataloging Resources

Marc Standards
MARC Standards page to assist in understanding MARC format coding.

OCLC Bibliographic Formats
Bibliographic Formats and Standards is a guide to bibliographic information that provides tagging conventions, input standards, and guidelines for entering information in OCLC.

Best practices for cataloging streaming media
Created by the OLAC Cataloging Policy Committee Streaming Media Best Practices Task Force this is another great example of why membership in OLAC works!

Cataloging calculator
MARC code helper pages ... gotta love this.

Authority control glossary

Cataloging electronic resources: OCLC-MARC guidelines
The expert reference for cataloging internet resources.

Guide to cataloging DVDs using AACR2r
Guidelines for using the new chapters for cataloging DVD

DVD demystified
FAQ for all things DVD related

FAST: faceted application of subject terminology
An OCLC project designed to "retain the very rich vocabulary of LCSH while making the schema easier to use" the FAST site presents papers and downloadable files for experimental local research.

Authority Tools for Audiovisual and Music Catalogers
An annotated resource list for AV and music authority work.

Web of Authorities
Bibliography listing of tools that assist with establishing authorities and general authority control issues.

Form Subdivisions #v
Listing of form subdivisions for subject headings.

LCSH Weekly Subject Headings List
Weekly list of new and changed subject headings from LC.

DDC New and Changed Entries
New and changed entries of DDC numbers, updated monthly.

Cataloger's Toolbox
A cataloger's dream website!

ALA-LC Romanization Tables
.pdf files of the ALA-LC romanization tables.

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