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E-resource record quality checklist

Answers should all be YES or NA for record to meet quality standards

Fixed fields E-books:

Yes/No LDR (top left corner) - Fixed field form type = BOOKS

Yes/No LDR (byte 07) BLvl - Bibliographic Level = ‘m’ for monograph

Yes/No LDR (byte 18) - Desc or descriptive cataloging form = either ‘i’ for RDA or ‘a’ for AACR2

Yes/No 008 (byte 23) - Form = ‘o’ for online or ‘s’ for electronic resource

Fixed fields E-journals:

Yes/No LDR (top left corner) - Fixed field form type = CONTINUING RESOURCES

Yes/No LDR (byte 07) - BLvl Bibliographic Level = ‘s’ for serial

Yes/No LDR (byte 18) - Desc or or descriptive cataloging form = either ‘i’ for RDA or ‘a’ for AACR2

Yes/No 008 (byte 23) - Form = ‘o’ for online or ‘s’ for electronic resource

Fixed fields Databases and websites:

Yes/No Fixed field form type = CONTINUING RESOURCES

Yes/No BLvl Bibliographic Level = ‘i’ for integrating resource

Yes/No Form = ‘o’ for online or ‘s’ for electronic resource

Yes/No Desc = either ‘i’ for RDA or ‘a’ for AACR2

For all types of resources:

006 - Additional Material Characteristics

Yes/No Field is included in record

007 - Physical Description Fixed Field (Electronic Resource)

Yes/No Field is included in record

1xx - Author (If present in record)

Yes/No/NA Author is accurate

245 - Title and statement of responsibility

Yes/No (subfield a & b) title and subtitle are accurate

Yes/No/NA (subfield h) [electronic resource] (AACR2 records only - Desc fixed field = a)

Yes/No/NA (subfield c) statement of responsibility is accurate (If present in record)

1XX or 7XX

Yes/No/NA Either a 1xx or 7xx field is present in record if an author is named in 245 $c

250 - Edition (If present in record)

Yes/No/NA Edition matches resource being cataloged

260 or 264 - Publication

Yes/No Place of publication, publisher name, and date of publication match resource

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FOR RDA RECORDS ONLY

(RDA records will have a Desc fixed field = i and RDA in the 040 field)

336 - Content type - As appropriate based on material type

Yes/No Text based resources - text ǂb txt ǂ2 rdacontent

Yes/No Streaming video - two-dimensional moving image ǂb tdi ǂ2 rdacontent

Yes/No Images or photographs - still image ǂb sti ǂ2 rdacontent

Yes/No Streaming audio - music - performed music ǂb prm ǂ2 rdacontent

Yes/No Streaming audio - spoken - spoken word ǂb prm ǂ2 rdacontent

337 - Media type

Yes/No computer ǂb c ǂ2 rdamedia

338 - Carrier type

Yes/No online resource ǂb cr ǂ2 rdacarrier

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For all types of resources and records:

6XX - Subject

Yes/No/NA Record has at least one subject (unless it’s a book of literature)

655 - Genre/Form heading

Yes/No/NA Record has a 655 _4 Electronic books. (for e-books, not databases, or e-journals)

7XX - Author/editor/creator/contributor (If present in record)

Yes/No/NA Author is accurate

Search OCLC for a better record if record is not up to quality standards.

If better record is not available on OCLC, pass on to Meghan for cataloging.

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