Generally, do not use. For more information about cataloging photocopies, see section 3. Guidelines Separate bibliographic records may be created for offprints or detached copies. GPO catalogs the original paper , sends microform to some depository libraries, and makes electronic versions available on government websites. Always provide the location of any online manifestation in field Guidelines Use the following guidelines when coding integrating resources: Field should be used to link bibliographic records for microform reproductions to records for the corresponding hardcopy originals.
A master bibliographic record can have such information for more than one copy or institution. Academic degrees are normally granted by parent institutions. Kits may also be single-medium packages of textual materials e. Example of a single record for the tangible non-electronic resource with a reference to the online resource: Online resources are any form of digital material accessed by means of hardware and software connections to a communications network. Example when host item is a serial:
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Separate bibliographic records may be created for offprints or detached copies. Electronic discussion groups e.
If you want to include provider-specific information, create or edit the record in accord with these provider-neutral guidelines, eda follow the guidelines outlined in section 3.
If LBD or LHR are not appropriate, the data is only of local interest, and you want to include the information for your local processing, OCLC recommends using fields that are not retained in the master bibliographic record. Guidelines Theses submitted in hardcopy form as unpublished resources are described like all other unpublished resources, i.
Enter the extent as 1 online cataloing and include subunits and duration, if applicable, in parentheses e.
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The resulting single bibliographic record will omit details about the provider of the online resource as well as omitting details about technical specifications and system requirements.
Form Code Form for the electronic aspects of the item, using either code o for online resources or code q for tangible electronic resources, such as CD-ROMs. Use the following guidelines:. Use field to record that data if needed e.
Use code m only for computer software including fonts, games, and programsnumeric data, computer-oriented multimedia, or online services or systems. Tom Perry Special Collections. Honors Project—Brigham Young University, Use one record for all instances of the same online resource regardless of: Code for the appropriate form of microform reproduction i.
When adding information to an existing record, add a local note in field of the original item indicating the existence of a copy. An online manifestation of the May Version 2 document remains available at https: Example of a single record for the tangible non-electronic resource with a reference to the online resource: Access points When changes or differences in title or responsibility occur between different manifestations of a resource, provide additional access points as appropriate if considered important for identification, selection, or access Separate records vs.
They may contain text, notated music, still images, moving images, etc. Code microform reproduction fixed-field elements, except Formfor the original item described in the body of the entry, not for the reproduction, which you describe in field Code the fixed-field element Form for the type of reproduction described in field In both cases, you may catalog the resource as if no other version exists.
Some serials in print format exist as integrating resources when issued online because they are continually or frequently updated and previous iterations no longer exist as discrete issues. Dates Code for the original manifestation omitting dates related to publication of the resource online Form Code o for online resource Enter field coded for an electronic resource unless Type is coded m Enter field coded for a remote access computer file e.
On the one hand, they are unique, unpublished materials; on the other, they are in the form of a book. See field for more information.
Different manifestations of an online resource still need to be cataloged on separate bibliographic records e.
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Includes bibliographical references leaves Guidelines Use the following optional guidelines for selected fixed-field elements and variable fields when cataloging a technical report: If the item is thhesis from another monograph, consult RDA Libraries may provide information on the local characteristics of a resource in their collection.
A master bibliographic record can have such information for more than one copy or institution. Do not create a tda record if you retrieve a record with fixed fields coded for the reproduction in CtryDatesetc.
Use local fields, and for these kinds of access points. The source of a photocopy or POD reproduction may itself be a reproduction. Use this technique only when the contents of two online resources are identical. Prefer creation thesls separate records when both online and tangible versions of the resource exist.