Hartsock and Lisius: Cataloging beyond the Notes

Series: Technical Reports  Publisher: A-R Editions, Music Library Association
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Cataloging beyond the Notes: Annotating Bibliographic Records for Music Effectively in RDA
Examples Illustrating RDA in the Online Bibliographic Record, Second Edition of "Notes for Music Cataloging"

Ralph Hartsock, Lisius Peter H.

TR038 Hartsock and Lisius: Cataloging beyond the Notes
978-0-89579-886-2 Book (2022) 7.5 x 9.25, xvi + 860 pp.
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In Cataloging beyond the Notes: Annotating Bibliographic Records for Music Effectively in RDA, authors Ralph Hartsock and Peter Lisius present examples illustrating the effective use of notes in the description of music, and this is especially important with RDA. Since RDA has increased granularity in the description of music, whether in score, recording, video, or data formats, the expert direction offered in Cataloging beyond the Notes makes it a key reference for music cataloging. Bibliographic records are presented using MARC21.
An essential resource for practicing music catalogers, Cataloging beyond the Notes begins with a comprehensive introduction, including instructions on how to use the book, and presents examples of the granular data that informs users about specific details. In addition, the examples are augmented by the authors’ commentary, so that the result is expert guidance in a single, highly accessible publication. More than that, navigation to and from the newer RDA format is facilitated by an appendix keyed to specific RDA details. Frequently used and related terms are also covered in a glossary specific to this volume. Taken as a whole, Cataloging beyond the Notes belongs in every music library and on each cataloger’s desk.
1. Identifying Manifestations and Items
2. Describing Carriers: Materials—Details of Extent
3. Describing Carriers: Sound, Audiovisual, and Digital Characteristics—
Details of Extent
4. Providing Acquisition and Access Information
5. Identifying Works and Expressions
6. Describing Content: Nature and Summary
7. Describing Content: Capture Data and Languages
8. Describing Content: Script, Notation, and Supplementary Content
9. Describing Content: Aspect Ratio, Musical Format, Medium of Performance,
and Duration
10. Related Works and Expressions
11. Related Manifestations
12. Related Items