Now thoroughly updated to include recent changes with RDA, this easy-to-use primer provides an introduction to standardized cataloging that will benefit library technicians as well as students in library technician and teacher librarian programs.
• Provides clear and comprehensible explanations of the rules and tools used by libraries to catalog and classify their materials
• Illustrative examples for each aspect of cataloging, classification, RDA, and MARC computer encoding
• Covers all types of material formats, including books, audiovisuals, images, sound, electronic resources, and more
• Offers numerous practical exercises as well as a glossary of cataloging terms and tools