Cataloging and managing film and video collections : a guide to using RDA and MARC21 /

Many librarians hesitate to embrace film, and develop film collections half-heartedly. A glance at some of the bibliographic description will show a diversity of inconsistent practice. Higgins addresses these concerns, and aims to offer librarians a primer on comprehending film itself: its formats,...

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Author / Creator:Higgins, Colin, 1979- author.
Imprint:Chicago : ALA Editions, an imprint of the American Library Association, 2015.
Description:xi, 225 pages ; 23 cm
Language:English
Subject:Cataloging of motion pictures.
Cataloging of video recordings.
Libraries -- Special collections -- Motion pictures.
Libraries -- Special collections -- Video recordings.
Cataloging of motion pictures.
Cataloging of video recordings.
Libraries -- Special collections.
Format: Print Book
URL for this record:http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/10163327
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ISBN:9780838912997 (paper)
0838912990 (paper)
Notes:Includes bibliographical references and index.
Text in English.
Summary:Many librarians hesitate to embrace film, and develop film collections half-heartedly. A glance at some of the bibliographic description will show a diversity of inconsistent practice. Higgins addresses these concerns, and aims to offer librarians a primer on comprehending film itself: its formats, its vocabularies, and its participants. He shows how your collection development policies must cover questions of currency of titles and the physical storage of the items.film and video collections : a guide to using RDA and MARC21--