- Descriptive Cataloging of Rare Materials (Serials)
- Bibliographic Standards Committee, Rare Books and Manuscripts Section, Association of College and Research Libraries. In collaboration with the Policy and Standards Division of the Library of Congress
- 2008 Edition
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- Note: This publication is now out of print.
Provides instructions for cataloging printed serials whose rarity, value, or interest make more detailed description necessary or desirable. DCRM(S) is one of a family of manuals that form the Descriptive Cataloging of Rare Materials, and is based on Descriptive Cataloging of Rare Materials (Books), on the Anglo-American Cataloguing Rules, second edition, 2002 revision (AACR2), and subsequent updates, on ISBD(A): International Standard Bibliographic Description for Older Monographic Publications (Antiquarian), Second Revised Edition, 1991, on the CONSER Cataloging Manual (CCM), and on the CONSER Editing Guide (CEG).
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