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Title:
Cataloger's Desktop
Format:
Web-based subscription service
Description:
Cataloger's Desktop is an integrated, online documentation system with almost 300 of the most important cataloging and metadata resources--available 24-7. This essential cataloging tool box features:
* Intelligent search and information discovery techniques
* Customizable interface
* Intuitive resource organization

Starting April 1, 2013, if you subscribe to both Cataloger's Desktop and RDA Toolkit, you will continue to have access to Anglo-American Cataloguing Rules, 2nd edition (AACR2) through Cataloger's Desktop. There are major advantages to accessing Resource Description and Access (RDA) and AACR2 through Cataloger's Desktop that you cannot get anywhere else.

Complete information on Cataloger's Desktop can be found at http://www.loc.gov/cds/desktop/.
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Introduction to Cataloging Resources, Manuals and Training Tools

These resources, guides and manuals will help expedite your cataloging and make sure it is up to date, consistent, and accurate. Cataloger's Desktop includes all of the Library of Congress's cataloging manuals, standards and resources, as well as cooperative cataloging and international cataloging resources. Many of the manuals are now being converted into free downloads at http://www.loc.gov/aba/. Check that website frequently for newly added publications.

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