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These procedures apply only to CEDMC eReaders. For Hill eReader policy and procedure, see Kindle E-Book Cataloging - New. CEDMC currently circulate Kindle, Nook and Sony ereaders. At this time CEDMC will add titles to their readers without deleting existing titles.

  1. Bibliographic records will be created in Sirsi describing the ereader and enhanced to express content stored on each device
  2. Each ereader will have a single bibligraphic record enhanced with notes to express the ebook content stored on the device
Bibliographic Record Fixed Fields
  • Repro = o (online)
  • Date Type = s
  • Date1 = date of ereader
  • Ctry = place of ereader publication
Bibliographic Record Variable Fields

006

  1. Add an 006 to describe the ebook content:
    1. m = Type of 006 code
    2. blank = Target audience
    3. d = Type of computer file
    4. blank = Government publication

007

  1. Add an 007 to describe the ebook content:
    1. c = Electronic resource
    2. r = Remote
    3. c = Multicolored
    4. n = Not applicable
    5. u = Unknown
    6. — = Unknown
    7. a = One
    8. u = Unknown
    9. u = Unknown
    10. u = Unknown
  2. u = Unknown

020

  1. Add an 020 |z qualified by (print) for the print ISBN. Search for the IBSN in Amazon or Barnes & Noble:
    1. 020 |z9780316037914 (print)
    2. Note: This ensures that the book cover will display in Endeca

024

  1. Add the Amazon ASIN number for Amazon Kindle ebook content:
    1. 024 7_ B0047Y16MG|2stock-number
    2. Note: |2 is always stock-number
    3. Note: We do not currently use the 024 field for Nook or Sony ebook content

245

  1. Provide a generic title that includes the make and model of the ereader and its number followed by |h [electronic resource]

    1. Kindle e-book reader 2 |h [electronic resource]

    2. Barnes and Noble Nook e-book reader 1 |h [electronic resource]

    3. Sony portable e-reader 1 |h [electronic resource]

246       Use 246 30 CED Media Center Kindle E-book reader 1

250

  1. Do NOT use. The 250 field is used to capture edition information when describing ebook content, not device records.

260

  1. Place of publication, publisher and date should all describe the ereader device (not the ebook content)
    1. 260 _ _ |a [Seattle, WA] : |b Amazon, |c 2011.

300

  1. Do not include a 300 field

505

  1. Add a formatted contents note that includes the title and author for each ebook loaded on the ereader:
    1. 505 0_ Emma / Jane Austen – Lord of the rings / J.R.R. Tolkien.

655  0    Electronic books.

710

  1. Add an added entry for the ereader corporate body affiliation:
    1. 710 2_ Amazon.com (Firm)
    2. 710 2_ Barnes & Noble.
    3. 710 2_ Sony Corporation.

740

  1. Add a 740 for all ebook titles loaded on the ereader
    1. 740 0_ Emma
    2. 740 0_ Lord of the rings
  2. For generic titles like "Selected poems" qualfiy with the author's name:
    1. 740 0_ Matthew Arnold Selected poems
Call number/Item Record
  1. Call number:
    1. Kindle e-book reader|z1
    2. Sony e-book reader|z1
    3. Nook e-book reader|z2
  2. Call library: LRL
  3. Item ID: Barcode of ereader
  4. Item Library: LRL
  5. Type: EBOOK
  6. Home Location: LRL-RSRV
  7. For Amazon Kindle eReaders:
    1. ItemCat 1: KINDLE