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Kither, Alex and Appleton, Leo (2024) 'Identifying Best Practice in Recording Copy-Specific Elements in Special Collections Cataloging.' Cataloging and Classification Quarterly, 62 (1). pp. 7-55.

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Abstract

This paper considers various approaches to the practice of copy-specific descriptive cataloging in rare books and special collections and seeks to identify how practice can be improved to ensure greater discoverability. Through applying a survey method, it identifies some of the core requirements of library professionals and researchers working with these materials and proposes solutions toward the standardization of this practice.

Item Type: Journal Article
Keywords: Special collections, provenance, controlled vocabularies, copy-specific cataloging, descriptive cataloging
SOAS Departments & Centres: Administration and Professional Services > Library and Information Services
ISSN: 01639374
DOI (Digital Object Identifier): https://doi.org/10.1080/01639374.2023.2290725
SWORD Depositor: JISC Publications Router
Date Deposited: 03 Mar 2024 09:09
URI: https://eprints.soas.ac.uk/id/eprint/41555

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