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)
- RDA CONSER Standard Record (PDF 245 KB)
Core elements and cataloging checklist (2012):
- CONSER RDA core elements (Word 191 KB)
- CONSER MARC 21 to RDA core elements (Word 198 KB)
- CONSER RDA Cataloging Checklist (Word 99 KB)
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.
- CONSER Standard Record MAP and instructions [PDF; 196KB] (July 22, 2010)
- LCRIs that support the CSR (July 22, 2010)
- CONSER Standard Record SCCTP Presentation [PPT; 482KB] (June 9, 2010)
- Cataloging exercise examples to accompany the SCCTP presentation (Word, 1.20MB) (June 6, 2007)
- Cataloger's Cheat Sheet for CONSER Standard Record (PDF, 26KB) (May 20, 2010)
- Project background documents(2006)
- Access Level Record for Serials: Final Report
(July 24, 2006)
- Report and Recommendations of the PCC Working Group On Authentication Codes And Encoding Levels for Serials and Integrating Resources (Sept. 2006) (PDF, 340KB)