Cataloging: Science and Engineering

Purpose: To provide individual cataloging records in URSUS while using a shared call number to interfile with existing standards held in the Science and Engineering Center.  No retrospective cataloging plans at present. Adopted in February 2007.

  • New titles ordered through Monograph Acquisitions.
  • Consult established call number table or previous examples and add to book slip
  • See established series authority records in URSUS.  Example fields follow:
    • 490 1     ANSI Standards ; |vS3.13-1972
    • 830 0     ANSI (Series) ; |vS3.13-1972  [Note: Need 490 and 830 for ANSI]
    • 830 0     ASHRAE Standard ; |v90.1
    • 830 0     British Standards Institute ; |vBS 8723-1:2005
    • 830 0     IEEE Standards Collection ; |v1226-1998(R2004)
    • 830 0     ISO Standards Series ; |vISO 281r

Full record examples:

ANSI (September 2014)

ANSI Standards


ASHRAE (October 2014)

ASHRAE Standards


  • Pass on to copy cataloging staff.
  • Staff search and download bib record for individual title
  • Bib should include an 830 or 440 field for a series tracing
  • Item record will include
    • status – o library use only
    • loc – osci
    • Established call number
    • barcode
    • volume field for standard number
  • Physical processing
  • Deliver to Science and Engineering

ANSI/ASME SciRef
TK
275
A57
Std. [number]
ASHRAE SciRef
TH
7005
.A8
BS (British Standards Institute) SciRef
TA
368
.B75
Std. [number-pt.]
[date]
IEEE SciRef
TK
275
A26
Std. [number]
Date
Reissue Date
ISO SciRef
TA
368
I67
Std. ISO#
[ed.]
[date]

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