Tools & Resources: Cataloging Tools

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LC Cataloging Tools
  1. Catalogers Learning Workshop (CLW)​
  2. Cataloger's Desktop
  3. Cataloger's Desktop: Training & Tutorials
  4. Cataloger's Desktop 3.0--New Login Instructions 
  5. Classification Web
  6. LC Online Catalog
  7. LC Authorities
  1. RDA Toolkit
       See YUL Local Workflows in the Toolkit for Current
       Policies & Practices
  2. Term and Code List for (336) RDA Content Types
  3. Term and Code List for (337) RDA Media Types
  4. Term and Code List for (338) RDA Carrier Types
  5. RDA in MARC
  6. CONSER RDA Serials Cataloging Documentation
       CONSER RDA Core Elements 
       CONSER MARC 21 to RDA Core Elements 
       CONSER RDA Cataloging Checklist 
  7. Joint Steering Committee for the Development of RDA
  8. Library of Congress RDA Page
  9. LC Training Modules for RDA (posted 6/12; latest update May 2013)
  10. LC Training: Special Topics [Art Catalogs, Compilations, Conferences, Revised Editions, and more]
  11. LC Core Elements 
  12. NACO

  13. MARC 21 Encoding to Accommodate new RDA Elements 
  14. OCLC RDA Resource Page
  15. OCLC Policies on RDA Records
       (Links to Pre- & Post- March 31 Policies
  16. Oxford Bodleian RDA Page
  17.  PCC


  18. See RDA Toolkit Local Workflows for Current
        YUL Policies & Practices
  19. Special topics in RDA: Exhibition and art catalogues
        (British Library) 
  20. YUL

Call Numbers & Shelflisting
  1. Belletristic Call Numbers (SML) 2008 version
  2. Belletristic Call Numbers: P-PZ40 Table
  3. Belletristic Call Numbers: P-PZ40 Examples
  4. Biography Table
  5. Cataloging Calculator (Oregon)
  6. Classify (OCLC)
  7. Dewey to LC map
  8. LC Classification Outline (LC)
  9. LC Cutter Table  (Yale)
  10. LC Cataloging & Shelflisting Manual 2013 updates 

   11. Library of Congress Classification Call Numbers
   12. Old Yale Classification Outline
   13. Orbis2 Location Codes 
   14. Regions and Countries Table
   15. Shelflisting Introduction (Yale)
   16. Shelflisting Quick Reference Table (Yale)
   17. Subclass G (Cartographic Materials)
        -Special instructions and tables of subdivisions

   18. Orbis MFHD Examples

  1. Counting non-filing indicators in MARC 21 bibliographic records (PCC)
  2. Fixed Fields Checklist for Voyager (Yale)
  3. Initial definite and indefinite articles (LC)
  4. MARC Standards (LC)
  5. Understanding MARC (LC)
  6. Value Lists for Codes & Controlled Vocabularies
  1. WebVoyage searching guide
  1. AACR2 Abbreviations (Roman Alphabet) (Yale)
  2. Abbreviations of the Names of Months (Yale)
  3. Abbreviations for Captions: AACR2/ISO (Cornell)
  4. Abbreviations of places (PSU)
Description & Access
  1. Days of the week/Months of the year [use with caution]
  2. Descriptive Cataloging of East Asian Material (LC - AACR2)
  3. End punctuation for variable fields (Yale)
  4. Entry element for surnames with separately written prefixes
  5. Ethiopic script cataloging
  6. Fraktur chart (Yale)
  7. Glossary of Western European bibliographic terms [including ordinal & cardinal numbers] (Cataloger's Toolbox)
  8. Greek Usage in Cataloging (Princeton)
  9. Julian date converter (USNO)
  10. Metric conversions
  11. Notes (Order of, Examples) (PSU)
  12. Roman numeral conversion
  13. Romanization tables (ALA/LC)
  14. Virtual International Authority File (VIAF)
Subject & Form/Genre
  1. Biblical materials (Princeton)
  2. LCSH Genre/Form FAQ (LC)
  3. LCSH Mini-Review #1: Dictionaries and Terminology (Yale) 
  4. LCSH for Folklore: H 1627 (Yale) 
  5. LCSH Headings for Videorecordings (LC) 
  6. LCSH Topical Headings Theoretically Usable as Genre Headings (OLAC)
  7. MeSH Browser (Medical Subject Headings)
  8. Russia/Soviet Union/Former Soviet Republics (Princeton Slavic Team)
  9. Subject Headings for Theological Resources (ATLA presentation by Eric Friede & Jeff Siemon; posted with permission by the authors)