IS 11370 : 2008 Guide for Data Elements and Record Format for Computer Based Bibliographical Data Bases for Bibliographic Description of Different Kinds of Documents

ICS 35.240.30                                                    MSD 5

Reaffirmed 2019

1 Scope

1.1 This standard specifies the requirements for a computer readable record format which will hold any type of bibliographic record and data elements for bibliographic description of different kinds of documents, such as;

a) Books - Textual material that is monographic in nature.

b) Continuing Resources - Textual items with a recurring pattern of publication, for example periodicals, newspapers, yearbooks.

Note - Prior to 2002, continuing resources were referred to as serials.

c) Electronic Resources - Used for computer software, numeric data, computer-oriented multimedia, online systems or services. Other classes of electronic resources are coded for their most significant aspect. Material may be monographic or serial in nature.

d) Maps - All types of cartographic materials, including sheet maps and globes in printed, manuscript, electronic, and microform.

e) Music - Printed and manuscript notated music.

f) Sound Recordings - Non-musical sound recordings, and musical sound recordings.

g) Visual materials - Projected media, two-dimensional graphics, three-dimensional artifacts or naturally occurring objects, and kits. Used for archival visual materials when format or medium is being emphasized.

h) Mixed Materials - Primarily archival and manuscript collections of a mixture of forms of material. Material may be monographic or serial in nature.

1.2 This standard gives an illustrative list of data elements to be used in a bibliographic record. The format of a bibliographic record is taken to constitute a logical record without any regard to the physical record on a recording medium. It does not define the different data elements or expand the different codes used.