change in series classification practice

This document is intended for catalogers who make decisions on classification practice and code series authority records. In some instances, we originally classified the items in the series together and are now classifying them separately. Consult with Collection Development staff before making this decision.

Bibliographic Record

Add a note to the bibliographic record to provide information regarding changes in classification practice.

 

590

 

 

|a Classed separately, no. 70-

Holdings Record

Create a holdings record to represent the parts of the series that are classified separately.

There will always be at least two holdings records, one or more for the parts that are classified together and one for the parts that are classified separately.

 

852

8

 

|b fond |h CLASSED SEPARATELY Search under individual Author/Title

866

4

1

no.70-

Series Authority Record

Record variations in classification practice on the series authority record by coding the appropriate fields in the series authority record.

 

082

0

4

|a 330.6 |b N27774a |d no.1-69 |2 unk |5 CU

646

|a s |d no. 70- |5 CU

646

 

 

|a c |d no. 1-69 |5 CU

Examples

Memoirs of the American Philosophical Society

American exploration and travel series

Harvard economic studies

Conference Board report

 

 

 

07/23/2003

 

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