Bibliographic Record. Description of a book or other library material. AACR2. Anglo American Cataloging Rules 2 nd edition Standard rules libraries use for describing books and other materials. Item Record. Refers to a specific library copy of a title. Includes barcode number of the item.
Description of a book or other library material
Cataloging from scratch using material and applying AACR2 and MARC
Importing an existing bib record from another source (OCLC, vendor, LOC) and making local changes if needed
Bibliographic Records – describes a title, manifestation of a work
Item or Holdings Records – describes a specific copy attached to a bib record
Authority Records – directs variant headings to authoritative heading
Dictionary for Library and Information Science. Reitz. 2004.