Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Catreqs But Were Afraid to Ask. Presented by The Technical Services Committee of the EIN User's Group 10/05/2005. Introduction. Susan Hudak (CLP). General Catreq Tips and Trouble Spots. Tracy Ortman (EIN) Donna Hedge (EIN). Expediting the Process.
The Technical Services Committee of the EIN User's Group
Susan Hudak (CLP)
Tracy Ortman (EIN)
Donna Hedge (EIN)
Jimi Huttenhower (Bethel Park)
Nancy Henderson (McKeesport)
Search the catalog for your item. If you find the “regular” edition you may use it. You may add the additional ISBN number. DO NOT add “Library ed.” in the 250 field. Add an internal note in the ITEM RECORD that says “Library ed.”
Lesle Dunn (Shaler)
500 |a“Program requires an MP-3CD player” NOTE
SRN (upc code)
Kathy Amrhein (Lauri Ann West)
CDS (MAT TYPE <j MUSIC CD>)
Presented in the order they are entered in the template for a catreq. The system will supply the appropriate field tag number. Indicators are not needed.
[actual ISBN is 0-1234-5678-9]
Beethoven, Ludwig van.
Place of publication :|bPublisher name, |cDate.
New York |bRandom House Audio, |c2002
Prince Frederick, MD :|bRecorded Books,|c2001.
Hayes, Middlesex, England :|bEMI,|cp2002.
New York :|bCapitol, |cp1998.
Extent of item (playing time) :|bOther physical details ;|cDimensions.
1 sound disc :|bdigital ;|c4 ¾ in.
1 sound disc (157 min.) :|bdigital, stereo.,mono. ;|c4 ¾ in.
13 sound discs (15 hr., 38 min.) :|bdigital, stereo. ;|c4 ¾ in.
2 sound discs :|bdigital, mono. ;|c4 ¾ in.
Title from container.
EMI Classics: CHS 7 64057 2 (CDH 7 64058 2—CDH 7 64060 2
“437 514-2 Deutsche Grammophon.”
Includes videos. (Use language as it appears on the item)
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Includes computer files.
Contents (First and last selection will suffice)
catreq mm/dd/yy [first 2 digits of your library location code]
catreq 10/09/02 ei
[catreq created on October 9, 2002 for eiNetwork]
 INITIALS Enter your initials
eismh [eiNetwork location with my initials]
Mary Ann Zeak (Penn Hills)
Doreen Hurley (Mt. Lebanon)
These suggestions are for kits that are created by an individual library. Separately purchased puppets and books are combined and circulated as one kit. Since they are not produced by a specific company, the library itself is the publisher and a catreq must be made for each kit.
If there is a serial number for the puppet, change 020 to 024 and indicate (puppet)
Mary Theobald (Moon Township)
1 v. (unpaged) :|bcol. ill. ;|c27 cm. +|e1 computer optical disc (digital; 4 ¾ in.)
v.:|bill. ;|c28 cm. +|e1 computer optical disc (digital ; 4 ¾ in.)
Compact disc found in pocket in back of book.
Forms pertaining to the information in the book are found on the compact disc.
Any number which may appear on the CD that is relevant.
mnmt [eiNetwork location with my initials]
The information for the book will be on the title page and the verso; the information for the compact disc will probably appear on the disc.Give as much information as possible with numbers that are specific indicators for the item.
compact disc that is a recording of the book are cataloged as a sound
recording with the book noted as the accompanying material. An
example of this is ‘Chicken Little’ which is attached.
If the ISBN on the compact disc and the book are different; leave this
area blank and show the two different ISBNs in the note field.
Title and compact disc should have the same title but some may have a
Use the publisher information from the compact disc. Sometimes the CD and the book are published by different companies but marketed together.
1 sound disc (16 min.) :|bdigital ;|c4 ¾ in +|e1 book(1 v. (unpaged) : col. ill. ; 24 cm.)
Provide as much information as possible on both items. They may have different publishers and ISBN’s
Indicate the narrator of the CD and music composer if music is on the CD.
Provide as much numerical information that is unique as possible.
Provide the CD information from the disc itself; the information from the book is the source for the book.
Mary McDonough (CLP)