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The Library of Congress > Cataloging, Acquisitions > PCC > CONSER > Cataloging Issues > CONSER Standard Record (CSR) Metadata Application Profiles (MAPs)

The CONSER Standard Record (CSR) emphasizes access points over extensive descriptive detail favoring instead controlled subject and name access points.

Current RDA-Based CSR MAP

  • CONSER Standard Record (CSR) RDA Metadata Application Profile (Jan. 21, 2020) (PDF, 225 KB)

Core elements and Cataloging checklist (2012):

  • CONSER RDA core elements (Word, 191KB) (PDF, 281KB)
  • CONSER MARC 21 to RDA core elements(Word, 56KB, PDF, 348KB)
  • CONSER RDA Cataloging Checklist (Word, 99KB)

Note: Please send comments on the documents above to [email protected]

Guidelines (2011 and earlier):

Superseded AACR2-Based CSR MAP

The CSR AACR2 MAP below is obsolete and should not be used in current CONSER cataloging. It is archived here for historical interest only. It replaced the previous full, core, and minimal record CONSER element lists.

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