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The Library of Congress > Cataloging, Acquisitions > PCC > BIBCO > FAQ on Cataloging Electronic Resources for BIBCO

1. May BIBCO participants authenticate bibliographic records for electronic resources as "pcc" (042=pcc)?

Yes, bibliographic records for electronic resources may be authenticated as BIBCO Standard Records by BIBCO participants.

2. Where can I find documentation on the cataloging (including MARC 21 coding) of electronic resources?

BIBCO participants should consult RDA, the LC-PCC Policy Statements, the MARC 21 Format for Bibliographic Data, and the BIBCO Standard Record (BSR) RDA Metadata Application Profile (Jan. 21, 2020) [PDF: 421 KB].

In addition, catalogers may want to consult: