Library of Congress

Program for Cooperative Cataloging

The Library of Congress > Cataloging, Acquisitions > PCC > CONSER > Cataloging Issues > Cataloging electronic serials

CONSER Standard Record (CSR)

The CONSER standard record was developed with the intention of meeting user needs. The standard emphasizes access points over extensive descriptive detail favoring instead controlled subject and name access points.

RDA CONSER Standard Record (Current Revision)

Core elements and cataloging checklist (2012):

Note: Please send comments on the documents above to [email protected] and [email protected]

Guidelines (2011 and earlier):

CONSER Standard Record AACR2 based

CONSER Standard Record: AACR2 based, metadata application profile (MAP), instructions, training resources, and background.

AACR2/LCRI based CSR documentation

The mandatory data elements that make up the Metadata Application Profile (MAP) and instructions for providing these elements set the standard for the CONSER record and replace the previous full, core, and minimal record CONSER element lists.

To view PDFs Acrobat Reader