What is a serial? Terminology associated with serials, characteristics of serials and periodicals, how to interpret bibliographic records and series authority records (SARS), & how to interpret "treatment."
Serials & RDA
What are the RDA elements for a serials record? What are CONSER AND LC practices? What constitutes a major change?
Slides below are from a separate course on using the (new) RDA Toolkit; the material here is from the final week of the class and specifically covers the Toolkit's guidance on continuing resources.
Serials Cataloging in Practice
Choosing and implementing local serials practices: how to decide on treatment for monographic series; how to determine when a new record is needed; how to handle title changes, MFHD holdings records, LHRs in OCLC, etc.
Outlines the procedures for handling items in finite sets or monographic series as analytics - described on their own bibs, traced, and either shelved separately or together.