Note: this page was created with music cataloging in mind.
|(184.108.40.206) Choosing a source of information for resources issued as a single unit|
|(220.127.116.11) Choosing a source of information for resources issued in more than one part|
|Choose one of the following, as appropriate, as the basis for identifying the resource as a whole:
|Music instructions from Best practices for music cataloging:
Scores issued with parts: Generally apply 18.104.22.168 a) and treat the score (along with a cover* or wrapper if present) as a source of information identifying the resource as a whole.
Sets of parts with no score:
Multi-part sound recordings:
Books or scores issued with audio/video carriers:
|(22.214.171.124) Choosing a preferred source of information: basic guidelines:|
|° Treat the storage medium (e.g., paper, tape, etc.) and any housing (e.g., cassette) that is an integral part of the resource as a part of the resource itself.
° Treat accompanying material as part of the resource
° Treat a container such as a box in which a game or kit is issued as part of the resource itself.
|(126.96.36.199) Preferred source of information for scores: Resources consisting of one or more pages, leaves, sheets, or cards (or images of them). This includes books and scores and PDF and microform reproductions of them.||
(188.8.131.52) Preferred source of information for sound recordings: Other resources (not covered under 184.108.40.206 or 220.127.116.11 (moving images)).
|Preferred source of information is the title page.
For resources lacking a title page, use the following sources, given in order of preference:
*a statement printed in a fixed position in each edition or issue of a newspaper, magazine, etc., giving the publication's name, the names of the owner and staff, contact information, etc.
|Preferred source of information is either:
|(2.2.3) What to do when there's more than one preferred source of information|
|When there is more than one source that qualifies as the preferred source of information, use the first occurring of those sources except under these conditions:
|(2.2.4) What to do when identifying information doesn't appear on the resource|
|Use the source of information, in order of preference:
When information supplied for any of the elements below is taken from a source outside the resource itself, indicate it in a note or enclose the information in square brackets: