ALCTS - Association of Library Collections & Technical Services

Final Report (continued)

Table of Contents

Executive Summary

Metadata and Cataloging
The TEI Header and the Cataloging Rules
Dublin Core Metadata and the Cataloging Rules
Encoded Archival Description: Summary Report

Appendix: Cataloging Problems with Web Sites


Metadata Element Sets


IFLA Digital Libraries: Metadata Resources –

MARC Standards: MARC Mappings –

Specific Sets

Text Encoding Initiative –

Dublin Core –

Encoded Archival Description –

Consortium for the Computer Interchange of Museum Information –

EDUCOM Instructional Management Systems Metadata –

Federal Geographic Data Committee –

Government Information Locator Service –

Visual Resources Association Core Categories –

Other Works Cited

ALCTS. CC:DA. Task Force on Metadata and the Cataloging Rules. [Task Force Web page.] Online. Available:

———. Dublin Core and the Cataloging Rules Analysis Project. John C. Attig, Ed. Online. Available: dublin/index.htm

Bureau of Canadian Archivists. Planning Committee on Descriptive Standards. Rules for Archival Description. Ottawa: Bureau of Canadian Archivists, 1992.

Hensen, Steven L. Archives, Personal Papers, and Manuscripts : a Cataloging Manual for Archival Repositories, Historical Societies, and Manuscript Libraries. 2nd ed. Chicago, Ill.: Society of American Archivists, 1989.

IFLA Study Group on the Functional Requirements for Bibliographic Records. Functional Requirements for Bibliographic Records: Final Report. München: K. G. Saur, 1998. Online. Available:
[Notes: This file requires an Adobe ACROBAT reader.
The final text of this document was not yet available, and the analysis was based on the draft version circulated for world-wide review in May 1996.]

ISBD Review Committee Working Group. ISBD (G) : General International Standard Bibliographic Description : Annotated Text. München; New York: K. G. Saur, 1992.

ISBD(CF) Review Group. ISBD(ER) International Standard Bibliographic Description for Electronic Resources : Revised from the ISBD(CF), International Standard Bibliographic Description for Computer Files. München: K.G. Saur, 1997.

Joint Steering Committee for Revision of AACR. Anglo-American cataloguing rules. Edited by Michael Gorman and Paul W. Winkler. 2nd ed., 1988 revision. Ottawa: Canadian Library Association; London: Library Association; Chicago: American Library Association, 1988.

———. Anglo-American cataloguing rules, second edition, 1988 revision. Amendments 1993. Ottawa: Canadian Library Association; London: Library Association; Chicago: American Library Association, 1993.

Kelley, Sherry, and Eden, Bradford. Call for CC:DA Action on the TEI Header : a Position Paper. Prepared for the ALCTS Committee on Cataloging: Description and Access. Online. Available:

Library of Congress. Network Development and MARC Standards Office. USMARC Format for Bibliographic Data: Including Guidelines for Content Designation. 1994 ed. Washington: Library of Congress, 1994.

———. Dublin Core/MARC/GILS Crosswalk. Online. Library of Congress. Available:

Sperberg-McQueen, C.M., and Burnard, Lou, eds. Guidelines for Electronic Text Encoding and Interchange. Chicago: Oxford : Text Encoding Initiative, 1994. Also online. Available: [ASCII and SGML versions] ; [www page]

Weibel, Stuart L. and Miller, Eric J. Description of Dublin Core Elements. Online. OCLC. Available:

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