We shelve separately too but would still include the information in the
record 300 $e etc.
On Oct 25 2012, Clifford, Katrina M wrote:
> It's sort of a hypothetical for me anyway as we'd always shelve the
> CD-ROM separately with its own record but good to think about for the odd
> occasions with kits etc...
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> I'm seeing a variation and also some questions about adding the
> dimensions of the CD-ROM. I note in the BL workflow that their policy is
> not to record dimensions of accompanying material.
> I did include it, going by 3.1.4 to include details of each carrier type
> and then applying the LC-PCC PS for 18.104.22.168.4 which says to give inches
> for discs. Actually I dislike this current practice, maybe now is the
> time to rethink it (though it's hard to go against LC/PCC practice
> because it will cause problems then with downloaded records being in
> I abbreviated the "inches" to "in." because 22.214.171.124 on dimensions points
> you to appendix B.5.1 and from there to App.B.7 which says that you can
> abbreviate inches to in. This seems so illogical though, when we've
> learned that RDA means no more abbreviations. We already have the
> slightly odd situation of "cm" becuase it's technically not an
> abbreviation but an SI. Maybe I'm edging towards thinking we either move
> to metric dimensions for everything or we omit dimensions of accompanying
> material following BL practice.
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