Purpose: to give an overview and procedures for the processing of juvenile books in Special Collections. The Maine Juvenile Collection includes books written for children and young adults by Maine authors and/or about Maine subjects while the Children's Collection addresses broader content.
No specific cataloging procedures.
Use LC class PZ7 + [author cutter] $b [title cutter] + [date]. Pre-stamp is "Maine Juv." MARC field for call number is 050 or 090. (Note: prior practice involved using alpha-only cutters for the title portion.)
Example of record in URSUS: http://ursus.maine.edu/record=b2618246
The Jacob Abbott collection of early juvenile books uses bibliography numbers from C. J. Weber's A Bibliography of Jacob Abbott (see Maine Juv. Ab27). For these books, use MARC field 092 for the call number.
Copy 2, etc. may circulate (excluding Vickery).
Example of record in URSUS: http://ursus.maine.edu/record=b2237534
A second, rarely catalogued collection in Special Collections for children's books NOT about Maine or written by Maine authors, the call number appears on the spine of the book as follows:
Example in URSUS: http://ursus.maine.edu/record=b1224000