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Cataloguing Tools - Classification, Subject Cataloguing

AMICUS
http://www.collectionscanada.ca/amicus/index-e.html
AMICUS is the bilingual information system of the National Library of Canada.

Canadian Subject Headings
http://www.collectionscanada.ca/6/23/
From the National Library of Canada.

CONSER Cataloging Manual, Module 33.18, Electronic Newspapers http://www.loc.gov/acq/conser/enewsppr.html
Information on how to catalogue electronic newspapers.

Dewey Decimal Classification Web Site
http://www.oclc.org/dewey/
Includes DDC 21 summaries, DDC 22 summaries

ISSN and Serial Publications
http://www.issn.org/
For cataloging serials.

Library of Congress Authorities
http://authorities.loc.gov/
Free online service allowing searches of authority records provided by Library of Congress.

Library of Congress Rule Interpretations
http://www.loc.gov/catdir/cpso/currlcri.html
Cumulative list of currently valid LCRI to the Anglo-American Cataloguing Rules, second edition, 2002 revision.

Library of Congress Rule Interpretations updates http://www.loc.gov/cds/PDFdownloads/lcri/index.html

MARC Standards Home Page
http://lcweb.loc.gov/marc/
Includes MARC concise format, MARC code lists.

General Cataloguing Sites

AUTOCAT
http://www.cwu.edu/~dcc/Autocat-ToC-2007.html
Library cataloging and authorities discussion group.

Cataloguer's Toolbox
http://staff.library.mun.ca/staff/toolbox/index.html
A list of cataloguing tools, sorted by source and format.

Internet Public Library Cataloguing Resources http://www.ipl.org/ref/RR/static/hum45.40.40.html

MIT's Cataloging Oasis
http://libstaff.mit.edu/colserv/cat/ 
Includes subjects and cutters, geography.

OCLC Cataloging Internet Resources http://www.oclc.org/support/documentation/worldcat/cataloging/electronicresources/default.htm
By Jay Weitz, Senior Consulting Database Specialist, OCLC WorldCat Quality Management Division, Revised 2006 July 11.

Tools for Serials Catalogers
http://www.library.vanderbilt.edu/ercelawn/serials.html
Including organizations, reference sources, listservs.

Useful Web Sites for AV Catalogers
http://ublib.buffalo.edu/libraries/units/cts/olac/websites.html
Numerous links to AV cataloguing resources.

Subject Cataloging

http://www.columbia.edu/cu/libraries/inside/units/bibcontrol/cpm/cpmcod/cpm2045.html
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
http://www.follettsoftware.com/sub/tag_of_the_month/
A detailed outline of MARC tags with examples.

RDA (Resource Description and Access) Resources

FRBR
http://www.ifla.org/VII/s13/frbr/frbr.htm
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

RDA
http://www.rda-jsc.org/
Joint Steering Committee for the Development of RDA. Everything related to RDA including news and announcements can be found on this site.

RDA presentation
http://courses.unt.edu/smiksa/documents/4_Hello%20RDA,%20Goodbye%20AACR2!_15April2008.pdf  
It gives a very good overview in some detail with very understandable language.

Related Standards

Bath Profile
http://www.collectionscanada.ca/bath/ap-bath-e.htm
An International Z39.50 Specification for Library Applications and Resource Discovery

Dublin Core
http://www.ukoln.ac.uk/metadata/dcdot/
Automatic metadata generator based on metadata standards

Z39.50
http://www.loc.gov/z3950/agency/
Specifies a client/server-based protocol for searching and retrieving information from remote databases