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Last updated on
April 10, 2015


Cartographic Resources

  1. Cartographic Materials Cataloging at YUL: General Resources
  2. Yale Map Collection Home Page

Electronic Resources

  1. Best practices for Cataloging Streaming Media Using RDA and MARC21 (OLAC) Adobe Portable Document File new gif
  2. Cataloging Electronic Resources: OCLC-MARC Coding Guidelines (rev. July 06)
  3. FREVR Final Report of the Monograph Aggregator Task Group: Functional Requirements for Electronic Vendor Records Adobe Portable Document File
  4. Guide to Cataloging Playaway Devices (OLAC) Adobe Portable Document File
  5. Guide to Cataloging SlotMusic (OLAC) Adobe Portable Document Filenew gif
  6. Guidelines for coding electronic resources in Leader/06 . (LC Network Development and MARC Standards Office)
  7. Electronic Integrating Resources (Introduction to Cataloging Practices Using AACR2r) (OLAC) Microsoft PowerPoint Presentation [Rev. 10/07]
  8. MARC Record Guide for Monograph Aggregator Vendors Adobe Portable Document File
  9. Modes of Cataloging for Electronic Resources (LC) Adobe Portable Document File
  10. Metadata and Cataloging Online Resources (Steven J. Miller webpage)
  11. Provider Neutral e-Monograph MARC Record Guide Adobe Portable Document File new gif
  12. Source of Title Note for Internet Resources. 3rd rev. 2005. (OLAC/CAPC) update gif
  13. The Streaming Guide to Cataloging Remote Access Multimedia: A How-to Virtual Manual for Catalogers. [flash media playback; assumes direct cataloging on OCLC; covers streaming video & audio; e-books, web games, and podcasts) new gif



  1. MLA Best Practices for Music Cataloging Using RDA & MARC21 Adobe Portable Document File(Version 1.1, 17 February 2015) new gif
  2. Music Cataloging at Yale
  3. Supplements to Best Practice for Music Cataloging Using RDA & MARC21 Adobe Portable Document File(Version 1.1, 15 January 2015) new gif


Continuing Resources update gif

  2. CONSER Standard Record Documentation (LC)
  3. CONSER RDA Bridge Training Webinars
  4. CONSER RDA Cataloging Checklist Microsoft Word Document
  5. Major/minor examples [Serial Title Changes](Yale)
  6. PCC Guidelines for 264 Field Microsoft Word Document
  7. CONSER Cataloging Manual CCM (RDA updates) Microsoft Word Document update gif
  8. Integrating resources: a cataloging manual (PCC) Adobe Portable Document File 
  9. Enhancing and Editing RDA Integrating Resource Records Microsoft Word Document
  10. CONSER Electronic Serials/Provider-Neutral Records, CCM Module 31


  1. DVD demystified
  2. Glossary of film terms (Schlemowitz)
  3. Best Practices for Cataloging DVD-Video and Blu-ray Discs Using RDA and MARC21 Adobe Portable Document File update gif
  4. Internet movie database
  5. Summary Notes for Catalog Records (OLAC)

Sound Recordings

  1. Sound recording cataloging (Mickey Koth; updated 1998 by Margaret Kaus) Adobe Portable Document File
  2. Sound Recordings Cataloguing
  3. RDA for Music: Classical Music Audio Recordings (Damian Iseminger, Casey Mullin, October 2014) Adobe Portable Document File
  4. RDA for Music: Popular Music, Jazz, and World Music Audio Recordings (Tracey Snyder, Kevin Kishimoto, April 2014) Microsoft PowerPoint Presentation
  5. Sound Recordings Cataloging Workshop (2008, Jay Weitz) Adobe Portable Document File

Graphic Materials

  1. ARLIS Cataloging Section Home Page
  2. Categories for the Description of Works of Art [CDWA] (Getty)
  3. Descriptive Metadata Guidelines for RLG Cultural Materials
  4. Guide to Enhancing Access to Art and Material Culture Information (Getty)
  5. Introduction to Art Image Access: Issues, Tools, Standards, Strategies (Getty)
  6. Visual Resources Association Data Standards Committee