a title in English to describe the collection as a whole and give
it in brackets.
[Modern Arabic poetry, Egypt, 1]
[Modern Arabic poetry, Egypt, 2]
the 260 will contain only a ác with a single, open,
or inclusive dates for the collection.
open collections whenever possible--follow instead LC's technique
of creating sequentially numbered collections (see last 2 examples
of the item is always given.
ca. 1000 pieces
binding, etc. information in a note (In 4 cases; Bound in
Illustrations and size are optional.
is generally given only if they are significant to the collection,
and if size is given, a range may be used. Always give size
if the collection is oversize.
a collection is accompanied by a listing of titles a note
should be given to that effect.
contents note should be given (within reason).
the collection is too large for a contents note, a separate
listing of the entire collection may be placed with the item,
in DR,or other appropriate locations and a note
given to that effect. Consult the selector before following this
notes in the bibliographic record are preferable, since they
allow keyword access in the online catalog.
a complete listing of works in a 505 is undesirable, consider
a partial list, or abbreviated information to allow
and added entries are given for the collection as a whole (or as per
call number for the collection as a whole. Do not add a date
to the call number.
||Record the number of pieces in each box in the pieces field of the item record. Do not count the box itself.