Library of Congress Rule Interpretations for Chapter 3 (complete)

 

 

3.1. Title and Statement of Responsibility Area

 

3.1C. Optional addition. General material designation   

 

See LCRI 1.1C. Optional addition. General material designation.

 

3.1G. Items without a collective title

 

3.1G1.   

LC practice: Describe the item as a unit or make a description for each separately titled work, whichever seems better in the particular situation.

 

 

3.1G4.   

Option Decision

See LCRI 3.1G1.

 

3.2. Edition Area

 

3.2B. Edition statement

 

3.2B3. Optional addition   

Apply the option according to the statements in LCRI 1.2B4.

 

 

3.2B4.   

Option Decision

LC practice: Do not apply the optional provision of the rule.

 

 

3.3. Mathematical Data Area

 

3.3B. Statement of scale

 

3.3B1.   

Option Decision

LC practice: Do not apply the option.

 

 

3.3B2. Optional addition   

Apply the rule.

 

3.3B4.   

Option Decisions

LC practice for paragraph a): In describing a cartographic item in which all of the main maps, etc., are of two scales, give both scales in separate scale statements. If there are more than two scales, give Scales differ.

 

LC practice for paragraph b): Do not apply the option.

 

 

3.3C. Statement of projection

 

3.3C2. Optional addition   

LC practice: Apply the rule.

 

 

3.3D. Optional addition. Statement of coordinates and equinox   

LC practice: Apply the option when the information is readily available.

 

 

3.4. Publication and Distribution, Etc., Area

 

3.4D. Name of publisher, distributor, etc.

 

3.4D1.   

Apply the optional provision of the rule.

 

 

3.4E. Optional addition. Statement of function of publisher, distributor, etc.    

See LCRI 1.4E. Optional addition. Statement of function of publisher, distributor, etc.

 

3.4G. Place of printing, etc.

 

3.4G2. Optional addition   

See LCRI 1.4G4. Optional addition.

 

 

3.5. Physical Description Area

 

3.5B. Extent of item

 

3.5B2.   

Option Decision

Do not apply the optional provision of the rule.

 

 

3.5B4.   

Option Decision

See LCRI 1.1C. Optional addition. General material designation.

 

 

3.5C. Other physical details

 

3.5C3. Production method   

LC practice: For photomechanical reproductions, give the general term (photocopy) in this area; give the generic name of the process (e.g., blueprint, blueline) in a note. Do not consider computer printouts to be significant.

 

 

3.5C6. Medium   

Option Decision

LC practice: Apply the rule.

 

3.5D. Dimensions

 

3.5D1. Maps, plans, etc.   

Do not apply the optional provision of the rule.

 

 

3.5D3. Models   

Option Decision

LC practice: Apply the option.

 

 

3.5D5. Optional addition. Containers   

Apply the rule.

 

 

 

3.7. Note Area

 

3.7B. Notes

 

3.7B4. Variations in title   

Option Decision

Do not apply the optional provision of the rule.

 

 

Taken from: Library of Congress Rule Interpretations

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