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Cataloguing Tools - Classification, Subject Cataloguing

AMICUS is the bilingual information system of the National Library of Canada.

Canadian Subject Headings
From the National Library of Canada.

CONSER Cataloging Manual, Module 33.18, Electronic Newspapers
Information on how to catalogue electronic newspapers.

Dewey Decimal Classification Web Site
Includes DDC 21 summaries, DDC 22 summaries

ISSN and Serial Publications
For cataloging serials.

Library of Congress Authorities
Free online service allowing searches of authority records provided by Library of Congress.

Library of Congress Rule Interpretations
Cumulative list of currently valid LCRI to the Anglo-American Cataloguing Rules, second edition, 2002 revision.

Library of Congress Rule Interpretations updates

MARC Standards Home Page
Includes MARC concise format, MARC code lists.

General Cataloguing Sites

Library cataloging and authorities discussion group.

Cataloguer's Toolbox
A list of cataloguing tools, sorted by source and format.

Internet Public Library Cataloguing Resources

MIT's Cataloging Oasis 
Includes subjects and cutters, geography.

OCLC Cataloging Internet Resources
By Jay Weitz, Senior Consulting Database Specialist, OCLC WorldCat Quality Management Division, Revised 2006 July 11.

Tools for Serials Catalogers
Including organizations, reference sources, listservs.

Useful Web Sites for AV Catalogers
Numerous links to AV cataloguing resources.

Subject Cataloging
Free-Floating Subject Subdivisions (SCM H 1095) from Princeton University Libraries Cataloging Documentation. (Links on Free-Floating Subject Subdivisions do not work.)

Tag Of The Month
A detailed outline of MARC tags with examples.

RDA (Resource Description and Access) Resources

Links to the IFLA website. Contains the details of the Functional Requirements for Bibliographic Records as developed by IFLA.

Overview of RDA
A PowerPoint Presentation by Andrea Brownley

Joint Steering Committee for the Development of RDA. Everything related to RDA including news and announcements can be found on this site.

RDA presentation,%20Goodbye%20AACR2!_15April2008.pdf  
It gives a very good overview in some detail with very understandable language.

Related Standards

Bath Profile
An International Z39.50 Specification for Library Applications and Resource Discovery

Dublin Core
Automatic metadata generator based on metadata standards

Specifies a client/server-based protocol for searching and retrieving information from remote databases