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Salient Points

  1. Audiobooks are classified according to their Library of Congress subject headings
  2. Location will be JUV-FICT or STACKS depending on the classification number 
  3. Item type will be AUDIO-CD
  4. Appropriate genre headings will be assigned

Procedure:

  • Bibliographic records are downloaded from or created in OCLC. Use the Sound Recordings format with Type: i.
  • 090: Classify the book according to subject matter. Juvenile fiction will have a PZ class number and be located in JUV-FICT. Juvenile literature audiobooks will have the appropriate class number and be housed in STACKS.
  • 300 field: Note the number of discs and time: e.g. 5 sound discs (4 hours, 30 min.) Use hours and minutes rather then totaling the minutes. NOTE: AACR2 does not abbreviate hours; the RDA abbreviation for hour or hours is hr.
  • 538: Compact disc. (or whatever is appropriate)
  • 511: Name(s) of narrator(s)
  • 520: Summary of the book
  • 521 0_: Target audience's grade level IF it can be easily ascertained from the container or discs
  • 655 _0: Genre headings.  Add at least one genre heading that falls under Sound Recordings:
    • 650 _0 Children's audiobooks.
    • 650 _0 CD-ROM books.

Other genre headings may be added depending on the type of materials.

Note: The SIRSI item type AUDIOBOOK is used for audiobooks accessed online.

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