General Information: breakdown of grades/levels (often depends on school districts/locations)
(includes graphic novels, levelled readers, picture books)
|All Curric books except levelled readers||curr||book|
See 2642899 for an example
852 – 1 $b curr $k BIG $h --- $i ---
a - Preschool. intended for preschool children, approximate ages 0-5 years
If an accurate Target Audience encoding is already present, leave as is
Do not add to teacher’s guides
Dewey Decimal Classification Number
082 04 $a 510 $2 23
Only include base DDC number
Add $2 to indicate Dewey edition number
385 00 $m Educational level group: $n edu $a Fourth grade students $2 lcdgt
Do not add 385.
Do not delete from copy.
|505||Formatted Contents Note||
Do not add 505 if there is a 520 summary note containing most of the information.
Do not delete from copy.
As per LC-PCC PS 7.10, summarization of content is a CORE element for LC for fiction intended for children.
520 ## $a When Eugenides' bragging lands him in prison, Gen's only hope for freedom lies in joining a quest to steal a legendary object.
Information about the intended audience and/or intellectual level of the material is given in a note in the 521 field (target audience note) provided this information is available from the work itself.
First Indicator values:
521 1# $a Ages 7 and up.
521 2# Grade level: 1.7.
Add 586 field for information on awards associated with item. Field is repeated for each occurrence of an award.
586 ## $a Newbery Honor Book, 1980.
586 ## $a Caldecott Honor Book, 1979.
586 ## $a John Newbery Medal for the most distinguished contribution to American literature for children, 1951.
Do not use second indicator 1 (LC subject headings for children's literature).
Instead, check if heading is valid in LCSH.
If equivalent is found, switch second indicator to 0 (Library of Congress Subject Headings)
Add the following genre heading for books geared to encourage reading, specifically reluctant readers:
655 #0 $a High interest-low vocabulary books.
|856||Electronic Location and Access||
Retain 856s for lesson plans and for resources that supplement the item.
Do not retain 856s for table of contents, summaries, etc.
DDC Call Numbers
|292||Classical religion (Greek and Roman religion)|
324.971 or 971
|372.4||Phonics (elementary) (primary and elementary readers)|
|372.6||Literature related, teaching through drama|
|394.2||Christmas, celebrations … (factual the holiday itself. Stories go to 823)|
|398.2||Folk tales, fairy tales and modernized versions of folk tales and fairy tales (adaptations and retelling of tales in comic book/graphic form go in 823)|
|423.2||Alphabet books (823 if there is a story with it)|
|428.62||Remedial readers/hi-lo materials for both adult and secondary|
French call numbers - evaluate on a case by case basis (updated LD 2022-02-11)
|468.6||Spanish fiction and poetry|
|513.2||Counting books (elementary) (823 if book tells a story)|
|634.9||Forests, rainforests, rainforest ecology, etc. (NOTE: continue placing them here for now, even though not technically always correct – ie: rainforest ecology should be 577.34 - ignore that for now – Pia consulted – May 2015)|
|709.24||Bios of artists (painters, etc., Emily Carr for example)|
Performing drama, activities
|792.07||Education, research in drama|
English fiction, picture books, graphic novels
If the graphic novel is an adaptation of another’s work, , class under the adaptor’s name. Example: bib 4026194
|823.008||Collections of short stories by multiple authors *(including aboriginal collections)|
For Main Stacks
PZ – is for children’s books that children would read
PN – books about children’s books (criticisms, etc.)
**If book is a Historical Text that has not yet been digitized, end procedure here. Attach note to indicate book is not yet digitized. Give book to Shelley to put in Gifts room on appropriate shelf. (Nov. 18, 2018 – Pia)
**If book has been digitized and is listed on spreadsheet, continue with the following steps:
|LDR||Cataloging form = i: ISBD punctuation included|
Form of Item = o: Online
Type of File = d: Document
Specific Material Designation = r: Remote
Color = m: Mixed
Dimension = n: Not applicable
Sound on Medium = _ : No sound (silent)
Image Bit Depth = ---: Unknown
All other 007 fields can be coded as the last element on the dropdown list:
: No attempt to code
|008||Form of item = o: Online|
|035||Remove 035 fields|
Add ‡b eng and ‡e rda (if not present already)
If an electronic version from OCLC is brought in to Voyager, leave 040 as is.
If copying from existing print version in Voyager, replace 040 with ‡a CaBViV ‡b eng and ‡e rda ‡c CaBViV
|300||‡a 1 online resource (158 pages) : ‡b illustrations (do not add dimensions)|
|336||‡a text ‡2 rdacontent|
|337||‡a computer ‡2 rdamedia|
|338||‡a online resource ‡2 rdacarrier|
|590||Add, as appropriate:
590 ‡a BC Historical School Textbooks. (add to every electronic historical text bibliographic record)
590 ‡a Bookplate: Provincial Library & Archives, Victoria, B.C. (only if appropriate)
590 ‡a Contributed to the Internet Archive by the University of Victoria Libraries. (Only add to digital record)
|6XX||*Take out FAST fields, as they normally wouldn’t be kept in an original record.*|
Add the URL (from the spreadsheet) to an 856 field. Test link to be certain it directs to the correct item on Internet Archive.
856 4 0 ‡u (copy and paste URL from spreadsheet)
Example: 428.62 / F47M26 (F47 for Ferris, M26 for Mailbox)