Cataloging Practices Manual [CPM-246]


Bibliographic Record Procedures

  1. Catalog belles lettres following PCC guidelines.

  2. Code appropriate Literary Form in the fixed field.

  3. Code a 500 note on artistic form (2.7B1) using the special applications outlined in the corresponding LCRI.

  4. Code 586 (Awards note) if information about a notable award is readily available.

    Example: 586 Caldecott Medal, 1979.

  5. All names and series must be supported by authority records.

  6. In most cases, establish the author number as part of creating a NACO record for the author.

    Procedures for Proposing Literary Author Numbers & Report Form

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