Glossary of Selected Collection Services Terms

Cataloging & Metadata Services Terms for Statistics

Original
Cataloging for which no copy is available. Cataloging is created with or without the use of related copy.
Adjustment
Cataloging for which copy is available that requires review or modifications to meet local standards. Modifications may involve research, analysis, or interpretation and follow locally defined guidelines.
Recatalog
Previously cataloged items requiring a substantial upgrading or ehancement of the bibliographic record, or previously cataloged items requiring a new cataloging treatment (ex: monographs recataloged as serals).
Reclass
Previously cataloged items requiring a new classification number.
Transfer
Previously cataloged items requiring a new location code.
Classify
New items for which Cataloging and Metadata Services assings the LC classification number and passes on to another department for cataloging.
Holdings Added
Previously cataloged items requiring the addition of a new item record (added copies and/or volumes), or modifications to holdings statements in existing item records. Count each bibliographic record involved as one "Holdings Added", not each item record.
Title Change (Serials only)
Current serial titles which have changed titles and which require the creation of an additional bibliographic record.
Close Out (Serials only)
Serial titles which have ceased.

Acquisitions Terms

Replacement
An item has been lost and is being replaced with an exact duplicte. The catalog records, still extant, are not touched.
To-replace
An item has been lost and is being replaced with a different edition. New catalog records are created.