- 9.3.1 Element information
- 9.3.2 RDA definition and scope
- 9.3.25 Related elements
- 9.3.3 General rule
- 9.3.31 Quotations
- 9.3.32 Contents notes
- 9.3.33 Note on made-up sets of a multipart monograph
- 9.3.34 Note on reissued or reprinted manifestations
- 9.3.35 Limitation statements
- 9.3.36 Note on dates not representing publication, distribution, or manufacture elements
- 9.3.37 Note on imperfect copies
- 9.3.38 Accompanying material
9.3.1 Element information
9.3.2 RDA definition and scope
220.127.116.11 A broad unstructured description of one or more attributes of a manifestation.
9.3.25 Related elements
18.104.22.168 Additional notes on manifestation covered in other chapters include:
- Note on title
- Note on statement of responsibility
- Note on edition statement
- Note on publication statement
- Note on distribution statement
- Note on manufacture statement
- Note on copyright date
- Note on extent of manifestation
- Note on dimensions of manifestation
- Note on carrier
- Note on series statement
- Note on identifier for manifestation
9.3.3 General rule
22.214.171.124 Make a note relating to the manifestation being described if considered important.
126.96.36.199 Record quotations from the manifestation or from other sources using one of the following methods:
- enclose quoted text in quotation marks; always follow the quotation by an indication of its source
- preface the quoted text with the source, followed by a colon; do not enclose the quoted text in quotation marks
For guidelines on transcription and capitalization, see Transcription.
“Extracted from the minutes of the Society for the Propagation of the Gospel in Foreign Parts”‐‐title page
“Generally considered to be by William Langland”‐‐Harvey, P. Oxford companion to English literature
“The principal additional music, contained in 72 pages, may be had, half bound, with or without the rules, price four shillings and ninepence”‐‐Preface
At head of title: Convention nationale
9.3.32 Contents notes
188.8.131.52 List the contents of a manifestation, either selectively or fully, if it is considered important to show the presence of material not implied by the rest of the description, to stress components of particular importance, to provide the contents of a collection or of a multipart monograph, or to provide additional titles in a resource without a collective title. For instructions on supplementary content, see Supplementary content.
Volume 3 also includes the author’s Fanchette (pages -232) and Lettre d’un paysan de la Vallée-Noir (pages -307)
184.108.40.206 Transcribe contents from the title page if they are presented there formally and have not been transcribed as part of the Title and Statement of responsibility elements if considered important. In such cases, record “[from title page]” at the beginning of the contents note. If a formal statement of contents is not present on the title page, take contents from the head of the parts to which they refer, or, if this is not feasible, from any contents list, etc., that is present. For manifestations in two or more volumes, transcribe the volume or part designations as found.
Contents: [from title page] I. John Watson Stewarts Almanack ‐‐ II. The English court registry ‐‐ III. Wilsons Dublin directory with a new correct plan of the city, forming the most complete lists published of the present civil, military, and naval establishments of Great Britain & Ireland
Contents: [from title page] The life and death of the author / E.B. Esquire ‐‐ A discourse about the state of true happinesse ‐‐ Directions for a comfortable walking with God ‐‐ Instructions for a right comforting afflicted consciences, &c. ‐‐ His foure last things, death, iudgment, hell and heaven, &c. ‐‐ His funerall sermon / Nicholas Estwick, batchelour in divinity
220.127.116.11 If a complete listing of contents cannot be assembled by one of the above means, the cataloger may devise a contents note from any appropriate source or combination of sources if considered important.
Contents: Love and peril / the Marquis of Lorne ‐‐ To be or not to be / Mrs. Alexander ‐‐ The melancholy hussar / Thomas Hardy
9.3.33 Note on made-up sets of a multipart monograph
18.104.22.168 If a multipart monograph is known or assumed to be a set made up of parts from varying editions and the decision has been made to describe the set with a single description, always make a note on manifestation to indicate that the description is based on a made-up set (see Edition statement, 22.214.171.124).
Note on manifestation: Description based on a made-up set; v. 3 has “second edition”
Edition statement: First edition
9.3.34 Note on reissued or reprinted manifestations
126.96.36.199 Make a note on the fact that the expression is a reissue or reprint, unless apparent from the rest of the description and if considered important (see also RDA Toolkit: Reprinted as manifestation).
Originally issued in series: The socialist platform ; no. 2
9.3.35 Limitation statements
188.8.131.52 If the resource includes a statement as to a limited number of copies of the edition, give this statement of limitation in a note, preferably in quoted form, if considered important.
“250 copies printed”‐‐preface
184.108.40.206 If the statement of limitation is accompanied by statements of responsibility or other information relating to the production of the edition, include as much of the additional information in the note as is considered important.
“Of this edition one hundred and twenty one copies have been numbered and signed by Dr. Julian Wolff, B.S.I. and Hugh Pentecost”‐‐title page verso
“A special edition of twenty, signed and numbered, copies was produced and bound in full red Morocco. These special copies are each housed in a sculptural human heart shaped box, sitting atop a wooden anatomical specimen stand”‐‐colophon
“Il a été-tiré de cet ouvrage: 10 exemplaires sur papier de Chine, numérotés de 1 à 10 ; 50 exemplaires sur papier du Japon numérotés de 11 à 60 ; 150 exemplaires sur papier de Hollande, numérotés de 61 à 210 ; 300 exemplaires sur papier pur fil Lafuma, numérotés de 211 à 510. L’édition originale a été tirée sur papier d’alfa”‐‐preliminary leaf
220.127.116.11 If the statement of limitation includes the unique number of the item being cataloged, give only the statement of limitation as Note on manifestation. Record the copy number as a Note on item if considered important (see 18.104.22.168).
9.3.36 Note on dates not representing publication, distribution, or manufacture elements
22.214.171.124 If the preferred source of information bears a prominent date that does not clearly represent the Date of publication, Date of distribution, or Date of manufacture, either transcribe it as part of the Title or the Statement of responsibility elements or give it in a note on manifestation if considered important (see 126.96.36.199, 188.8.131.52, 5.33.354.2).
9.3.37 Note on imperfect copies
Description based on an imperfect copy; title page torn with partial loss of text
9.3.38 Accompanying material
184.108.40.206 Always record accompanying material (a manifestation physically separate from and issued simultaneously (or nearly so) with another manifestation and generally intended to be used together with it) as an unstructured note, beginning with “Accompanied by” followed by a colon. See Issued with (220.127.116.11) for manifestations issued on the same carrier.
18.104.22.168 Record the name of the material, preceded by the number of physical units if considered important.
Accompanied by: 1 price list
22.214.171.124 Optionally, record the physical description of accompanying material in parentheses following its name, in this order:
Accompanied by: 1 atlas (38 pages, 19 leaves of plates : colored maps ; 37 cm)
Accompanied by: Index to cities and towns, populations, and mileage by automobile highway from Columbus Circle (B’way and 59th St.) New York City (1 sheet ; 42 x 67 cm)
126.96.36.199 Record additional details if considered important.
Accompanied by: Star guide (1 sheet ; 12 x 36 cm), previously published separately in 1744
188.8.131.52 Optionally, record an access point for manifestation for the related manifestation(s) in addition to the note.
184.108.40.206 Accompanying material issued in pocket. If accompanying material is illustrative content and is issued in a pocket attached to a manifestation, always specify the location in Details of illustrative content (see 220.127.116.11).
Accompanied by manifestation: Accompanied by: 2 folded maps
Details on illustrative content: Maps in pocket on inside back cover
For non-illustrative accompanying material issued in a pocket, specify the location in an unstructured note (see 18.104.22.168).