0.  General Rules

1.  Title and Statement of Responsibility Area

2.  Edition Area

3.  Material (or Type of Publication) Specific Details Area

4.  Publication, Distribution, Etc., Area

5.  Physical Description Area

6.  Series Area

7.  Note Area

8.  Standard Number and Terms of Availability Area

Appendix A:  MARC 21 Descriptive Conventions Code

Appendix B:  Collection-Level Records

Appendix C:  Core-Level Records

Appendix D:  Minimal-Level Records

Appendix E:  Variations Requiring a New Record

Appendix F:  Title Access Points

Appendix G:  Early Letter Forms and Symbols

Appendix H:  Individual and Special Issues of Serials


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Cataloger's Reference Shelf


Source:  The information contained in this section of the Cataloger's Reference Shelf is based on Descriptive Cataloging of Rare Materials (Books), 2007 Edition, 2011 Third printing with corrections, November 2011, prepared by the Bibliographic Standards Committee, Rare Books and Manuscripts Section in collaboration with The Cataloging Policy and Support Office of the Library of Congress, Cataloging Distribution Service, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.  See the disclaimer.