Guidelines for Cataloging Internet Resources
- Organize and catalog Internet resources owned and maintained by the local system.
- Organize and catalog significant research materials that have strong interests for the
- Organize and catalog significant tools that can improve reference services.
- Organize and catalog significant tools that can update the knowledge and improve the
skills of the library staff.
- Internet resources are divided into two types:
- Systems and services, including all directories and subdirectories that contain more
than one single bibliographic entity.
- Individual directories, subdirectories, and files that contain only one single
- Catalog #1 as open monographs.
- Catalog #2 resources as serials if they are electronic serials and if the individual
documents show intention of future updates (eg. ver. 1.0); catalog other A2 resources as
- If the location of the electronic resources tend to change frequently, catalog only
the systems and services, indicating specific directories and/or files on $3 of each 856
- Catalog all versions (such as HTML, ASCII) of the electronic documents on one record
(should be serial record mostly), using separate 856 fields for different versions. Use
"=" sign in field 250 or field 362 to record the different edition or version
statement. Make a note to explain the numbering peculiarities.
250 Version 3.1 = HTML version 1.0
362 0 Version 1.0-
515 Version 3.1- also issued as HTML version 1.0-
- If both the system/server and an individual directory/file are cataloged, include
either fields 580 and 773 with first indicator 1 or field 773 with first indicator 0 in
the record for the individual directory or file.
- If the resource exists in multiple physical formats and both formats are cataloged,
record the additional formats in fields 530 and 776. If only one format is cataloged, use
only a 530 note field to provide information on the additional physical format.