This is a practical guide to cataloguing and processing the unique special collections formats in the Browne Popular Culture Library (BPCL) and the Music Library and Sound Recordings Archives (MLSRA) at Bowling Green State University (BGSU) (e.g. fanzines, popular sound recordings, comic books, motion picture scripts and press kits, popular fiction).
"Catalogers, take note of this work, a welcome and practical addition to our literature…The book is well written, very clear, and accurate in all detail, so new catalogers will not find it over their heads, nor will experienced catalogers find that it talks down to them; it strikes just the right note in between."
It will assist professionals in Library and Information Science facing the same cataloguing challenges. Additionally, name authority work for these collections will be addressed. This title provides practical guidelines and solutions for cataloguing challenges. It draws on the authors' varied experiences with these special materials. It addresses specific, unique special collections materials. The primary audience for this guide is current and future special collections cataloguers. It is also useful for students in advanced cataloguing classes or students working on special projects or internships.