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Author Higgins, Colin, 1979- author.

Title Cataloging and managing film and video collections : a guide to using RDA and MARC21 / Colin Higgins.

Publication Info. Chicago : ALA Editions, an imprint of the American Library Association, 2015.


Location Call No. Status
 PAS Central Library Staff Office, Database Mgmt.    R 025.3473 HIG    Available
Description xi, 225 pages ; 23 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents A brief history of film and its formats -- Production and distribution, cast and crew -- Contents -- Technical features -- Television -- Older, and unusual, formats -- MARC21 records and AACR2 -- Managing your collection -- Streaming video and the future of the optical disc -- Appendix 1. Sample records -- Appendix 2. Symbols found on DVDs, Blu-ray discs, and their cases.
Summary Many librarians hesitate to embrace film, and develop film collections half-heartedly. A glance at some of the bibliographic description will show a diversity of inconsistent practice. Higgins addresses these concerns, and aims to offer librarians a primer on comprehending film itself: its formats, its vocabularies, and its participants. He shows how your collection development policies must cover questions of currency of titles and the physical storage of the and video collections : a guide to using RDA and MARC21-- (Source of description not identified).
Language Text in English.
Subject Cataloging of motion pictures.
Cataloging of video recordings.
Libraries -- Special collections -- Motion pictures.
Libraries -- Special collections.
ISBN 9780838912997 (paper)
0838912990 (paper)

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