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Wednesday, May 01, 2013

M3 Bib Control: Activity 12

Learning Activity 12:

Local applications and practices in cataloguing standards

Suggested answers

Library system(s): Sirsi Dynix, CARL, Aleph, … etc.

Bibliographic utilities used: OCLC, SILAS, others…., etc.

Tasks done in Cataloguing:
1. Assign Accession Nos., Barcode, etc. to individual items for Inventory Control
2. Search for records in bibliographic utilities (SILAS or OCLC)
3. Download or import records especially near match for DVDs. Reference materials, audio materials, etc.
4. Capture exact records
5. Edit records – MARC tags and fixed fields (like material types)
6. Assign Location codes for lending, reference, media, etc.

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