Updated cataloguing guidelines for bibliographic and authority records

We are pleased to advise updated Cataloguing Guidelines information <http://www.nla.gov.au/librariesaustralia/training-support/manuals-guides/>
is now available from the Libraries Australia website.

The following documents contain sample records which includes both RDA and AACR2 examples:

Guidelines for Cataloguing: Bibliographic Records

• Enhancing and maintaining the quality of the Australian National Bibliographic Database
• Collection Level Records
• Remote Access Electronic Resources
• Microforms
• Multi-part works
• Non-book resources in visual arts collections
• Theses
• Unpublished material and published and unpublished copies

Authority records – Guidelines for:

• Establishing name authorities
• Establishing Australian local government authorities
• Establishing Australian military authorities
• Changing name authorities

We encourage our Libraries Australia members to read through the refreshed guidelines, in conjunction with updated RDA information.
<http://www.nla.gov.au/librariesaustralia/services/cataloguing/resource-description-and-access-rda/#catpolicy>

We welcome your comments and any questions you may have about our manuals, guidelines and user guides or any other Libraries Australia issue via our online enquiry form: Make a new Libraries Australia enquiry. <http://librariesaustraliaref.nla.gov.au/reft100.aspx?key=LA>

Regards
The Australian National Bibliographic Database team

Laurel Paton | Manager, Australian National Bibliographic Database | Libraries Australia | Resource Sharing Division | National Library of Australia | Canberra ACT 2600 Ph +61 (2) 6262 1326 | lpaton@nla.gov.au

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