Friday, October 24, 2008

New PCC Guidelines for 440 Field (Series Statement)

The Program for Cooperative Cataloging has issued the following guidelines for implementing the recent decision to make field 440 obsolete. The PCC recommends that members implement this change beginning Oct 24, 2008.

PCC Guidelines for Field 440

Les Hawkins
CONSER Coordinator
Library of Congress
Washington, DC 20740
v. 202 707-5185


Tuesday, October 14, 2008

Behind the Scenes at the Serials Review

Connie Foster's editorial in vol. 34, issue 4 (Dec. 2008) of the Serials Review gives an insider's view of the process of putting together a professional journal. Potential authors will want to take note of the tips she offers in the "Consistencies in Manuscript Preparation" section.