Searching Guidelines for In-process Audio CD's in OCLC
|Chief Source||Use the disc as a primary source but accept information from the container as well.|
|Type of search||
The primary search option is "Publisher number." This can be a number on the CD spine or disc or the UPC number under the bar code on the container.
mn:[number on piece]
If this fails, use a "Personal name" or "Corp/Conf Name" search qualified by year.
|ELvl (I-Level)||I, 1, or blank|
|ELvl (FastCat)||I or blank|
|040 (FastCat)||Check acceptable libraries for FastCat.|
|6XX (I-Level)||Check acceptable subjects for I-Level cataloging.|
|007 (I-Level)||Presence required - reject if missing - Do not check for FastCat.|
|024||UPC code match -- Presence NOT required.|
|028||Publisher no. - match|
|100 Author||Performer, band or composer.|
|245 |a Title||Match with piece.|
|250 Edition statement||Match with piece.|
|260 |c Dates||
Verify (check 5XX fields as an alternative.)
If you have trouble verifying bracketed dates, and everything else matches, send them through for FastCat or I-Level as is.
|300 Description||4 3/4 in.|
|505 Contents Note (I-Level)||
Presence required - reject if missing - do not check for FastCat.
When acceptable FastCat copy is found, send the CD to the CD FastCat shelf.
When acceptable I-Level copy is found, write the OCLC number on travel slip, attach it to the CD and move the CD to the Audio CD I-Level shelf.