1.1 Introduction

Course Curriculum


1. Beginning Cataloguing Rare Books

1.1 Introduction (Watch for free)

1.2 What Are Rare Books?

1.3 Bibliography, Bibliographies and the Rare Books Catalogue

1.4 Cataloguing Rules and Standards

1.5 Introducing Descriptive Cataloging of Rare Materials (Books) (DCRM(B))

1.6 DCRM(B) and AACR2; DCRM(B) and RDA; DCRM(B) and MARC


2. Getting Started

2.1 Nagivating DCRM(B)

2.2 General Rules (in General)

2.3 Appendix G

2.4 Other Aids in Transcription

2.5 Practical Exercises

2.6 Model Answers


3. Title and Statement of Responsibility

3.1 Title and Statement of Responsibility

3.2 Differences from General Bibliography (Gaskell, Bowers et al)

3.3 Omissions

3.4 Challenges

3.5 Practical Exercises

3.6 Model Answers


4. Physical Description

4.1 Physical Description

4.2 Pagination, Foliation, Collational Formulae

4.3 Bindings

4.4 Notes and Their Many Uses

4.5 Practical Exercises

4.6 Model Answers


5. Editions, Imprints and Other Challenges

5.1 Editions - Identification

5.2 Editions - Description in DCRM(B)

5.3 Imprints - Indentification

5.4 Publication, Distribution etc. in DCRM(B)

5.5 Challenges in Other Areas of DCRM(B)

5.6 Practical Exercises

5.7 Model Answers