Wednesday, September 17, 2008

CONSER At-Large Meeting, ALA 2008

The summary of the CONSER At-Large Meeting held at ALA Annual is now available on the CONSER Web site. Topics covered include:
  • the proposal to make the 440 field obsolete
  • the proposal to add new subfields to the 8XX fields (including one for ISSN)
  • the use of the 007 field in the single record cataloging approach
  • updates to the CONSER Standard Record (CSR) guidelines
  • a new proposal to define the 588 field for "description based on" and "latest issue consulted" notes
  • the repeatable 260 field

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