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Other Working Documents

Please note that the purpose of these documents is to facilitate the work of the Committee and to provide a means for outreach to both library and non-library cataloging communities. The documents accessible here are intended for the exclusive use of CC:DA and its cataloging constituencies. Under no circumstances should the information here be copied or re-transmitted without prior consultation with the current Chair of CC:DA.


Documents are listed in reverse chronological order.

  • Proposed changes to JSC Chair, Chair-Elect, and JSC Secretary Positions (1/16/2013) [PDF]
  • Discussion questions arising from work with RIMMF (1/8/2013) [PDF]
  • Addition to Scope Note, Basic Instructions on Recording Publication Statements (RDA 2.8.1.1) (08/31/2012) [PDF]
  • Revision of RDA 6.27.1.2, 6.27.4.2, and 6.28.1.2, regarding instructions for librettos (05/21/2012) [PDF]
  • Revision of RDA 19.2.1.1.1 re: Hearings (03/23/2012) [PDF]
  • Revision of RDA 16.2.2 for Recording Chinese Place Names (03/18/2012) [PDF]
  • AALL Proposal for Revision of RDA 16.2.2.9: Places in certain federations (12/1/2010)  [PDF]

The following documents have been considered by CC:DA, but are no longer under active consideration. They are listed in reverse chronological order.

  • Revision of RDA 3.19.3, for video encoding formats and introduction of new instruction for optical disc characteristics (05/31/2012) [PDF]
  • Revision of RDA 2.11.1.3, regarding Recording Copyright Dates (05/21/2012) [PDF]
  • Revision of RDA 6.15.1.3, regarding Recording Medium of Performance (05/21/2012) [PDF]
  • Revision of RDA 6.2.2.10.2, 6.27.4.2, Appendix I.2.1, and Glossary, regarding librettos and lyrics for musical works (05/21/2012) [PDF]
  • Revision of RDA 6.28.1.5.2 and 6.28.3.2.2, regarding arrangements and adaptations of musical works (05/21/2012) [PDF]
  • Revision of RDA 2.5.1.4, Recording Edition Statements (05/21/2012) [PDF]
  • Revision of RDA 2.12.8 and 2.12.16, regarding recording ISSNs (04/20/2012) [PDF]
  • Revision of RDA 6.28.1.9, regarding recording inclusion of key (04/20/2012) [PDF]
  • Revision of RDA 11.5.1.3 (Recording Associated Institutions) and 9.13.1.3 (Recording Affiliations) (03/23/2012) [PDF]
  • Revision of RDA 16.2.2.3 re: Initial Articles in Place Names (03/23/2012) [PDF]
  • Revision of RDA 6.21 (Other distinguishing characteristics of a legal work) and 6.29.1.33 (Additions to access points representing treaties, etc.) (12/14/2011)   [PDF]
  • AALL Proposal for Revision of RDA 16.2.2.9: Places in certain federations [revised] (06/25/2011)  [PDF]
  • Proposal re: Change to RDA 7.24 and Glossary, Artistic and/or Technical Credit (06/25/2011) [PDF]
  • Proposal re: Changes to RDA Chapter 2 related to status of container as a source for description and to preference for collective title (06/25/2011) [PDF]
  • Proposal re: Revision of RDA 9.13, Affiliation (06/25/2011) [PDF]
  • Chair’s Report on CC:DA Motions and Other Actions, June 19-December 20, 2010 (12/20/2010)   [PDF]
  • AALL Proposal for Revision of RDA 6.29.1.21: Reports of one court (12/9/2010)  [PDF]
  • Draft Procedural Guidelines for Proposed New or Revised Romanization Tables (6/15/2010)  [DOC] [PDF]
  • CC:DA feedback on LC’s draft “Procedural Guidelines for … Romanization Tables” (6/28/2010)   [DOC] [PDF]
  • Needed instruction in RDA 3.60.1.4 (7/7/2010)   [DOC] [PDF]
  • ALA response to worldwide review of ISBD 2010 Consolidated Edition (7/19/2010)   [DOC] [PDF]
  • CC:DA Webmaster Report (1/8/2011)   [PDF]
  • CC:DA response to Revised (May 2010) romanization tables for Greek (6/28/2010)   [DOC] [PDF]
  • Chair’s Report on CC:DA Motions and Other Actions January 19, 2010-June 18, 2010 (6/18/2010)   [DOC] [PDF]
  • CC:DA Webmaster Report (6/9/2010)   [DOC] [PDF]
  • Response to Revised Romanization Tables for Greek (4/2/2010)  [DOC] [PDF]
  • Chair's Report on CC:DA Motions and Other Actions July-December 2009 (6/30/2009)   [DOC] [PDF]
  • IFLA Names of Persons - United States 1996, rev.2 (Revised Draft, December 16, 2009)   [PDF]
  • CC:DA Webmaster Report (1/12/2009)   [DOC] [PDF]
  • Chair's Report on CC:DA Motions and Other Actions January 21, 2009–June 30, 2009 (6/30/2009)   [DOC] [PDF]
  • CC:DA Webmaster Report (7/2/2009)   [DOC] [PDF]
  • CCS Review of Committee: Questionnaire response (2/27/2009)  [DOC] [PDF]
  • CC:DA Review ISBD Area 0 (1/30/2009)  [DOC] [PDF]
  • CC:DA Report of Strategic Comments on Resource Description and Access (1/20/2009)  [DOC] [PDF]
  • Chair's Report on CC:DA Motions and Other Actions July 1, 2008–January 20, 2009 (1/20/2009)   [DOC] [PDF]
  • CC:DA Webmaster Report (1/21/2009)   [DOC] [PDF]
  • MLA response to 5JSC/LC/12/LC follow-up/1 (1/14/2009) [DOC] [PDF]
  • MLA response to 5JSC/LC/12/LC follow-up/2 (1/14/2009) [DOC] [PDF]
  • CC:DA Comments on the Descriptive Cataloging of Rare Materials (Serials) (7/31/2008)   [DOC] [PDF]
  • CC:DA Comments on the Statement of International Cataloguing Principles (6/30/2008)   [DOC] [PDF]
  • Chair's Report on CC:DA Motions and Other Actions January 17–June 6, 2008 (6/13/2008)   [DOC] [PDF]
  • CC:DA Webmaster Report (6/9/2008)   [DOC] [PDF]
  • The International Cataloguing Code, a presentation by Barbara B. Tillett (6/2004) [PowerPoint file]
  • MLA response to 5JSC/LC/12 (March 3, 2008)  [DOC] [PDF]
  • Chair’s Report on CC:DA Motions, June 26, 2007–December 15, 2007 (12/19/2007)   [DOC] [PDF]
  • CC:DA Webmaster Report (12/17/2007)   [DOC] [PDF]
  • Revisions to CC:DA Procedures (January 14, 2008)  [DOC] [PDF]
  • Revisions to CC:DA Procedures (December 14, 2007)  [DOC] [PDF]
  • Draft ALA response to 5JSC/CILIP/5, Removal of “introductory words” instruction (9/7/2007)   [DOC] [PDF]
  • ALA response to the 2nd world-wide review of Functional Requirements for Authority Data (7/13/2007)   [DOC] [PDF]
  • PCC document: Optional transcription of series statements in RDA 2.10.1.3 (7/10/2007)   [DOC] [PDF]
  • Chair’s Report on CC:DA Motions, January-May, 2007 (6/1/2007)   [DOC] [PDF]
  • JSC Response relating to the CONSER standard record (4/30/2007)   [DOC] [PDF]
  • CC:DA comments on LCRI Changes on “AACR2 Compatlble” Headings Policies (4/20/2007)   [DOC] [PDF]
  • PCC document: CONSER documentation omission regarding series statement (1/26/2007)   [DOC] [PDF]
  • Chair’s Report on CC:DA Motions, June-December, 2006 (1/5/2007)   [DOC] [PDF]
  • MLA revised proposal to change AACR rule 5.5B1, Extent of item for notated music (12/19/2006)   [DOC] [PDF]
  • ALA response to revisions to FRBR section 3.2.2, expression entity (12/18/2006)   [DOC] [PDF]
  • ALA response to ISBD, 2006 Consolidated Edition (10/17/2006)   [DOC] [PDF]
  • Draft ALA follow-up: “List of specialist cataloguing manuals for RDA: Possible additional titles” (8/22/2006)   [DOC] [PDF]
  • Draft ALA proposal: “List of specialist cataloguing manuals for RDA” (8/1/2006)   [DOC] [PDF]
  • Chair’s Report on CC:DA Motions, January-May, 2006 (6/2/2006)   [DOC] [PDF]
  • MLA proposed change to rule 5.5B1, Extent of item for notated music (5/24/2006)   [DOC] [PDF]
  • CC:DA comments on draft 2006 revision of ISBD(A) (5/4/2006)   [DOC] [PDF]
  • ALA Response to the draft of RDA Part 1 (3/20/2006)   [PDF]
  • Report of the NISO Representative (1/2006)   [DOC] [PDF]
  • Chair’s Report on CC:DA Motions, July-December, 2005 (1/5/2006)   [DOC] [PDF]
  • CC:DA response to draft Functional Requirements for Authority Records (10/27/2005)   [DOC] [PDF]
  • Society of American Archivists comments on 5JSC/LC/3/CILIP response (9/7/2005)   [DOC] [PDF]
  • Society of American Archivists response to 5JSC/LC/3 (8/31/2005)   [DOC] [PDF]
  • Music Library Association response to 5JSC/Chair/5 re: sound recordings (8/31/2005)   [DOC] [PDF]
  • Music Library Association response to 5JSC/LC/4 (8/31/2005)   [DOC] [PDF]
  • Association for Recorded Sound Collections response on Chapter 21, Musical Sound Recordings (7/28/2005)   [DOC] [PDF]
  • American Association of Law Librarians response to 5JSC/Chair/5 [revised] (7/21/2005)   [DOC] [PDF]
  • Reconciliation of Special Rules for Religious Materials in AACR2 Chapter 21 [21.37–21.39] (7/20/2005)   [DOC] [PDF]
  • Association of Jewish Libraries proposal re: 5JSC/LC/2, A1.4E, Dates (7/18/2005)   [DOC] [PDF]
  • Committee on Cataloging: Asian and African Materials comments on 5JSC/LC/2, A1.4E, Dates (7/18/2005)   [DOC] [PDF]
  • Music Library Association comments on 5JSC/AACR3/I/LC response (7/15/2005)   [DOC] [PDF]; revised (8/31/2005):   [DOC] [PDF]
  • Association of Jewish Libraries response to 5JSC/Chair/5 (7/16/2005)   [DOC] [PDF]
  • Catholic Library Association response to 5JSC/Chair/5 (7/15/2005)   [DOC] [PDF]
  • Government Documents Round Table response to 5JSC/Chair/5 (7/14/2005)   [DOC] [PDF]
  • Early Printed Monographs Task Force response to 5JSC/Chair/5 (7/11/2005)   [DOC] [PDF]
  • American Theological Library Association response to 5JSC/Chair/5 (7/11/2005)   [DOC] [PDF]
  • Music Library Association response to 5JSC/Chair/5 (7/11/2005)   [DOC] [PDF]
  • Art Libraries Society of North America response to 5JSC/Chair/5 (7/11/2005)   [DOC] [PDF]
  • American Association of Law Librarians response to 5JSC/Chair/5 (7/7/2005)   [DOC] [PDF]
  • Association for Recorded Sound Collections response to 5JSC/Chair/5 (7/7/2005)   [DOC] [PDF]
  • Chair’s Report on CC:DA Motions, January-June, 2005 (6/15/2005)   [DOC] [PDF]
  • Final report of the CCS Task Force on CC:DA Representation (4/12/2005)   [DOC] [PDF]
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  • CC:DA comments on the 2004 draft of ISBD(CM) (4/12/2005)   [DOC] [PDF]
  • Review of draft of “Guidelines for Standardized Cataloging for Children” (4/12/2005)   [DOC] [PDF]
  • Guidelines for In-House distribution of drafts of AACR3 (1/11/2005)   [DOC] [PDF]
  • Background to the December 2004 draft Part I of AACR3 (1/10/2005)   [DOC] [PDF]
  • Chair’s Report on CC:DA Motions, July-December, 2004 (1/10/2005)   [DOC] [PDF]
  • Comments on “Guidelines for Standardized Cataloging for Children” (11/2004)   [DOC] [PDF]
  • Official resolution of thanks to Matthew Beacom (9/2004)   [DOC] [PDF]
  • Proposal to correct example in AACR2 12.3G1, Change in numbering (8/2004)   [DOC] [PDF]
  • Designations of function (21.0D): Revised Proposal (7/2004)   [DOC] [PDF]
  • Chair’s Report on CC:DA Motions, January-June, 2004 (6/2004)   [DOC] [PDF]
  • Comments on ISBD(ER), 2004 revision (5/17/2004)   [DOC] [PDF]
  • Revision proposal from MAGERT (5/12/2004)   [DOC] [PDF]
  • Comments on “Guidance on the Structure … of Metadata Records …” (3/8/2004)   [DOC] [PDF]
  • Comments on ISBD(G), 2003 revision (3/1/2004)   [DOC] [PDF]
  • CCS Committee Charge Review: Questionnaire response (3/2004)   [DOC] [PDF]
  • Comments on the IFLA “Guidelines for OPAC Displays” (2/2004)   [DOC] [PDF]
  • Comments on NISO standard, Z39.71-1999, “Holdings Statements for Bibliographic Items” (1/2004)   [DOC] [PDF]
  • Orientation document for new CC:DA members and liaisons [DRAFT] (1/2004)   [DOC]
  • Chair’s Report on CC:DA Motions, July-December, 2003 (12/2003)   [HTML] [PDF]
  • Revised proposal to delete the Turkish word “bir” from Appendix E (Initial Articles) (12/2003)   [DOC] [PDF]
  • Discussion paper: CC:DA Task Force(s) on Web presence and Web publications (12/2003)   [DOC] [PDF]
  • Discussion paper: Proposed changes to CCS policy on CC:DA representation (12/2003)   [DOC] [PDF]
  • Rules for early printed monographs (AACR 2.12-18) (12/2003)   [DOC] [PDF]
  • Proposed revision to Glossary definition “Coloured illustration” [rev. proposal] (12/2003)   [DOC] [PDF]
  • General reflections on the concept of common usage (7/2003)   [DOC] [PDF]
  • OLAC comments on proposals relating to conventional terminology (7/2003)   [DOC] [PDF]
  • Revision of AACR2 Appendix A, Capitalization, A.40. German [rev. proposal] (7/2003)   [DOC] [PDF]
  • MLA comments on 4JSC/CCC/6/Rev (6/2003)   [DOC] [PDF]
  • The future of the CC:DA Web site (5/2003)   [DOC] [PDF]
  • MLA proposal on conventional terminology in Chapter 6 (5/2003)   [DOC] [PDF]
  • Chair’s Report on CC:DA Motions, Jan.-May, 2003 (5/2003)   [HTML file] [PDF]
  • Proposal to delete the Turkish word “bir” from Appendix E (Initial Articles) (5/2003)   [DOC] [PDF]
  • Proposed revision to Glossary definition “Coloured illustration” (4/2003)   [DOC] [PDF]
  • ALA Comments on Five-year review of ISSN standard [ISO 3297 (1998)] (4/2003)   [DOC] [PDF]
  • Comments on ISO 3297 [ISSN] (4/2003)   [DOC] [PDF]
  • ALA Comments on ISO Committee Draft ISO/CD/2108 [ISBN] (4/2003)   [DOC] [PDF]
  • Comments on Draft revision of ISO/CD 2108 [ISBN] (4/2003)   [DOC] [PDF]
  • Revision of AACR2 Appendix A, Capitalization, A.40. German (2/2003)   [DOC] [PDF]
  • Revision and simplification of 12.1E1: Revised proposal (2/2003)   [DOC] [PDF]
  • Revision and simplification of 12.1E1: AALL comments (2/2003)   [DOC] [PDF]
  • When to Make a New Bibliographic Description: Basic Guideliness (2/2003)   [DOC] [PDF]
  • Punctuation in recording dimensions: Follow-up (2/2003)   [DOC] [PDF]
  • Incorporating FRBR Terminology: Review of JSC Decisions (1/2003)   [DOC] [PDF]
  • ALA response to ISBD(ER) Revision Proposals (1/2003)   [DOC] [PDF]
  • Chair’s Report on CC:DA Motions, June 2002-Jan. 2003 (1/2003)   [HTML file] [PDF]
  • Incorporating FRBR Terminology: Review of 4JSC/Chair/76/Chair follow-up/3 (12/2002)   [DOC] [PDF]
  • Revision and simplification of 12.1E1 (11/2002)   [DOC] [PDF]
  • 3.1F1 Example Correction (12/2002)   [DOC] [PDF]
  • ALA Response to ISBD Multiple Formats Document (11/2002)   [DOC] [PDF]
  • Response to “Treatment of Publications in Multiple Formats” (10/2002)   [DOC] [PDF]
  • Added entry under title (21.30J): Follow-up proposals (10/2002)   [DOC] [PDF]
  • Additional example in 3.5B3 (10/2002)   [DOC] [PDF]
  • 4JSC/CCC/6 [Conventional terminology in 6.5B1]:
    Expanded response from the Music Library Association (8/2002)   [DOC] [PDF]
  • Incorporating FRBR Terminology into AACR: Work in response to 4JSC/Chair/76 (8/2002)   [DOC] [PDF]
  • 4JSC/CCC/7 [Conventional terminology in 7.5B1]: Response from AMIA (7/2002)   [DOC] [PDF]
  • 4JSC/CCC/6 [Conventional terminology in 6.5B1]: Preliminary response from the Music Library Association (7/2002)   [DOC] [PDF]
  • 4JSC/CCC/6 [Conventional terminology in 6.5B1]: Jay Weitz’s Report on Discussions by MLA (7/2002)   [DOC] [PDF]
  • Chair’s Report on CC:DA Motions, Jan.-June 2002 (6/2002)   [HTML file] [PDF]
  • Revisions to “How to Submit a Rule Change Proposal to CC:DA” (6/2002)   [DOC] [PDF]
  • Revisions to CC:DA Procedures (5/2002)   [DOC] [PDF]
  • Proposal to change rule 7.0B, Sources of information (12/2001; rev. 5/2002)   [DOC] [PDF]
  • Comments on this proposal from AMIA (6/2002)   [DOC] [PDF]
  • Proposed revision re: Capitalization of Earth in AACR2 (5/2002)   [DOC] [PDF]
  • Proposed revision re: Punctuation in recording dimensions of cartographic materials (5/2002)   [DOC] [PDF]
  • Chair’s Report on CC:DA Motions, June 2001-Jan. 2002 (5/2002)   [HTML file] [PDF]
  • Proposed revision of 21.30J (2/2002)   [DOC] [PDF]
  • AACR2 Rule 26.3A6, Abbreviations, and corresponding rule interpretation (1/2002)   [DOC] [PDF]
  • Proposed revision of 12.7B18, Summary (1/2002)   [DOC] [PDF]
  • Revisions to “How to Submit a Rule Change Proposal to CC:DA” (1/2002)   [DOC] [PDF]
  • Proposal to change rule 7.0B, Sources of information (12/2001)   [DOC] [PDF]
  • Draft Charge for a Task Force on Consistency across Part I of AACR2 (1/2002)
  • ISO Draft Standard ISO/CD 21047, International Standard Textual Work Code (1/2002)
    • Comments by Michael Chopey   [DOC] [PDF]
    • Letter to ALA Representative to NISO   [DOC] [PDF]
  • Revisions to CC:DA Procedures (12/2001)   [DOC] [PDF]
  • Rule change proposals for cartographic materials (11/2001)
  • Proposal to change rule 25.2E1 (8/2001)   [DOC] [PDF]
  • Proposed Rule 9.7B17, Summary (6/2001)   [DOC] [PDF]
  • Adding timetable to guidelines on how to submit rule proposals to CC:DA (5/2001)
  • MAGERT response to 4JSC/ALA/36 (5/2001)
  • Mary Larsgaard’ comments on 4JSC/ALA/36 (5/2001)
  • Laurel Jizba’s Comments on the World-Wide Review of ISBD(M), 2001 Revision for CC:DA consideration (5/2001)
  • Chair’s follow-up letter to the NISO Representative regarding the Dublin Core Metadata Element Set (2/2001)
  • Proposal to Change 21.30J1 (12/2000)
  • ALA comments on ISBD(M), 2000 revisions (7/2000)
  • Nonroman Headings and References: An Alternative (6/2000)
  • Revisions to Chapter 9 of AACR2: Discussion Paper (6/2000)
  • Chapter 9 and Chapter 12 Revisions: Some Comments (6/2000)
  • Use of full stops with metric unit symbols in AACR2 (5/2000)
  • Additional rule revisions related to electronic resources (2/2000)
  • Rule change proposals from MAGERT (12/1999) [with revised proposals (2/2001)]
  • Nonroman Headings and References (1/1999)
  • Draft Proposal to Change GMD from Computer file to Electronic resource (1/1997)
  • Program for Cooperative Cataloging Task Group on AACR2R Report (6/1996)
  • Cataloging from the piece in hand in an electronic age (6/1996)
  • Future Issues Discussion (4/1996)
  • ALCTS Task Force to Define Bibliographic Access in the Electronic Environment, Agenda (1/1996)
  • Memo on MARBI Discussion Paper No. 92 (1/1996)
  • Memo on MARBI Proposal No. 95-6 (1/1996)
  • Report on the OCLC Internet Resources Cataloging Project (1/1996)
  • Report on the REUSE Project (12/1995)
  • Call for CC:DA Action on the TEI Header (5/1995)
  • Memos of Corrections to AACR2 (3/1995)