Skip to Main Content

CaMMS Research & Publications Committee: Descriptive Cataloging - Serials

To promote awareness of the current status of research in cataloging and classification.

Descriptive Cataloging-Serials

CONSER Cataloging Manual CCM (2002; modules under revision)

RDA revision status of individual modules (and links to documentation)
Training and ready-reference tool, with explications of serials cataloging practice and illustrated examples. This is also cross-referenced with and serves as a companion to standards followed within the CONSER Program, especially AACR, RDA, Library of Congress Rule Interpretations and the CONSER Editing Guide. Free updates available from Cataloging Distribution Service.

Download available online CONSER Cataloging Manual CCM includes RDA revision status of individual modules (and links to documentation)

Available in Cataloger’s Desktop 

Module 31, Remote Access Electronic Serials (Online Serials)

Module 33, Newspapers
Newspaper cataloging guidelines for CONSER and the United States Newspaper Program. This supersedes Newspaper Cataloging and Union Listing Manual (1990), the former standard.
Section 33.18, “Electronic Newspapers”

Available online Newspapers

Module 35, Integrating Resources