A provider-neutral e-monograph record emphasizes recording only information applicable to all manifestations with the same content. It does not contain information specific to any one particular provider or vendor:
The Provider Neutral standard is a guideline that exists outside of both AACR2 and RDA. NCSU feels strongly that while RDA instructions do not provide for the provider neutral framework (ditto AACR2), we are committed to provider-neutral.
Beginning Feburary 2012, NCSU will continue to create provider neutral master records in OCLC:
Beginning around April 2013, NCSU began creating RDA compliant provider neutral master records:
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