Technical Services Department Procedures Manual


Section 3B.5 :
Audio / Cassette Tape Quick Sheet
GMD: sound recording
SMD: see AACR2
Applicable searching qualifier: /rec

Searching tip: If present — try the music publishers number search (mn:1-2 letters, 1-10 numbers, example, mn:co1234567891).
Audiotapes receive full classification (call numbers).
Rushes are cataloged as soon as possible and given directly to Public Services or the requestor after the record appears in the PAC.


Type: i (non-musical sound recording) j (musical)
LTxt: if i is used code LTxt to indicate type of literary text.

040 KGG $c KGG   (if applicable)
007* s $b s $d l $e m/s/u/z $f n $g j $h l $i u $m c/u $n e
028 XX Publisher’s number [if present]
090 CSS [call number]
049 KGGM
245 XX $h [sound recording]
300 X sound cassette (ca. [time]) : $b analog, 1 7/8 ips + $e xxx
538 Cassettee
511 Performer / participants
520 Summary [if applicable].
7xx Delete realtor codes
856 $u URL if applicable

*$e m = mono, s = stereo, u = unknown, z = other
$m c – dolby, u = unknown [see Bib. Format & Standards for others]

A barcode is attached to rear upper corner of the case/box. You may have to be creative!
Spine and pocket labels are produced.

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