Core / MAGIRT Cartographic Resources Cataloging Interest Group

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Discusses the basic issues relating to bibliographic control of maps and related materials. Discusses rules and standards covering such cataloging, as well as application of the rules and principles both in general and in response to specific problems, and various practicing options.


This group is part of Core's Metadata & Collections Section.

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  • October 2022 OCLC Virtual AskQC Office Hours Invitation   At the June 2022 OCLC Cataloging Community Meeting, we were quick to pick up on the fact that catalogers wanted more ...

  • On August 16, OCLC announced the planned removal of "Electronic books" from 655 fields in bibliographic records.  That term has never been a legitimate genre/form heading in either ...

  • On September 29, 2022, OCLC expects to install changes to WorldCat Validation, including the following new features and enhancements:   OCLC-MARC Validations of New MARC ...

  • September 2022 OCLC Virtual AskQC Office Hours Invitation Perhaps you've seen that button reading "I'm a cataloger.  What's your superpower?"  But catalogers aren't joking.  ...

  • The term "Electronic books" has never been valid for use in either LCSH or LCGFT as a genre/form heading (field 655). Although many institutions have long used it in WorldCat bibliographic ...

  • OCLC continues work on moving toward the use of the standard numeric MARC 21 Encoding Levels in Leader/17 and away from the OCLC-defined alphabetic Encoding Levels.  In early 2021, ...

  • August 2022 OCLC Virtual AskQC Office Hours Invitation   For understandable reasons, MARC bibliographic field 245 is probably entitled to consider itself the first field among ...

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