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Standards and Holdings

List the standards that are used by libraries for entering and recording holdings.

Libraries and Standards

List as many library system functions as you can that are affected by the holdings format.

List as many reasons as you can why libraries should use the standards.

Coding Records

Code the following examples.

Example 1

Cover:

Sports

Magazine

Volume 12 number 11 November 2000

Sports

Magazine

Sports Magazine is published monthly

Your library has holdings from volume 1 number 1, January 1989. The title is classified using the LC call number: GV561 .S761 and is bound through Volume 11. Summarize the volume holdings in a textual field, but itemize the issues information.

Type:   Encoding Level:   Receipt/Acquisition status:   Acquisition Method:  
Intent to Cancel: GeneralRetention: Specific Retention: Language: eng
Completeness: Lending: Reproduction: 004 $a [System generated] 007 $a ta 852 __ $b My library 853 __ $8 2 866 __ $8 1 $a 863 __ $8 2._ 863 __ $8 2._ 863 __ $8 2._ 863 __ $8 2._ 863 __ $8 2._ 863 __ $8 2._ 863 __ $8 2._ 863 __ $8 2._ 863 __ $8 2._ 863 __ $8 2._ 863 __ $8 2._

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Example 2

Cover:

Sports

Magazine

Special Index Issue

Index for volumes 1-10 (1989-1998)

How would this issue be coded in order to add it to the record with the basic units?

855

865


Example 3

Fill in holdings as far as you can. Summarize where possible, assuming regular numbering.

v.1 1979 (no. 1-4) Jan,Apr,Jun,Sep

v.2 1980 "

v.3 1981 no.3

v.4 1982

v.5 1983

v.6 1984 + Suppl. 1984

v.7 1985

1986 (no.1-4) Spr,Sum,Fall,Winter

1987 "

1988 no.2-3

1989 + Index 1979-1988

1990

1991 For later holdings see check-in record


853 20 $8 1 $a v. $b no. $u 4 $v r $i (year) $j (month) $w q $x 01

863 __ $8 ____ $a        $i              $w

863 __ $8 ____ $a        $b      $i      $j

863 __ $8 ____ $a        $i

854 20 $8 ____ $a (year)

864    $8      $a

853_   $8     $a (year) $b no. $u 4 $v r $i (year) $j (season) $w q $x 21

863    $8     $a        $w

863    $8     $a        $b     $i          $j          $w

863    $8     $a

855 __ $8     $a v.    $i (year/year)

865    $8     $a       $i

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