Cataloging Ahim Goldenberg Books
For: The Hebraica
By: Steven Bernstein
Goldenberg publishes professionally bound photocopy reproductions of rare Hebrew books.
When searching RLIN for these books, one will more often than not find
copy for the original version instead of the facsimile. It is generally easier to create a new record using the
original version as a template than to create a new record from scratch.
When doing this, it is important to keep the following things in mind:
The title pages of Ahim Goldenberg Books are often reproductions of the title pages from the original works. These title pages cannot be used as chief sources of information because their use would render the books indistinguishable from the original works. Information is instead gathered from either the cover or the spine of the books. As a result, all records for Ahim Goldenberg Books must have a note that is formatted in one of the following two ways:
or... 500 __ Spine title.
The title on the cover or the spine often varies from the title on the title page of the original version of the work. In order to provide access to the work through its original title page title, all records for Ahim Goldenberg Books must contain a Varying Form of Title, formatted as follows:
‚iTitle from original t.p.:‚a<Title>:‚b<Remainder of Title>
Publication and Original Version Information
The publication information for Ahim Goldenberg Books is always as follows:
Bruňklin, N.Y. :‚bAňhim Goldenberg,‚c<date>.
.<date>c‚,אחים גאלדענבערגb‚: ברוקלין, נ"י
All Ahim Goldenberg Books require an Original Version Note, formatted as follows:
‚pOriginally published:‚c<Place of Publication> : <Publisher>, <Date>.
Certain sections of the fixed field must be given special attention when cataloging Ahim Goldenberg Books. The following table gives those sections, the values they are to be given and the meaning of those values.
| Hebraica Cataloging Team |
Copyright ? 2001 Yale University Library
Last updated: 5/9/03