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Cataloguing News

By Anne Dowling

Issue 30, Term 3 1999

1. Subiect Headings Book There is no list of amendments, additions and deletions to the SCIS Subject Headings List as over the past few months the cataloguing team under the direction of Cherryl Schauder, the SCIS National Cataloguing Manager, have been busily working on the 4th Edition. We are plea

Cataloguing News

By Cherryl Schauder

Issue 32, Term 1 2000

SCIS Subject Headings has a new look! The SCIS cataloguing agencies and the unit at Curriculum Corporation worked around the clock to complete work on SCIS Subject Headings Fourth Edition. This newly revised tool was released in November 1999. Work on a revision such as this is a painstaking task. T

Cataloguing standards: what you see is what you get

By Natasha Campbell

Issue 111, Term 4 2019

are to have a day when we don’t receive a small parcel or large box of books delivered to one of the six Schools Catalogue Information Service (SCIS) cataloguing depots. SCIS cataloguers add approximately 4,500 catalogue records to the database each month, keeping it relevant and current. The resour

Cataloguing News

By Schools Catalogue Information Service

Issue 31, Term 4 1999

format that conforms to international indexing approaches. This comprehensive publication covering a wide range of subjects is a professional subject cataloguing tool developed over many years by a team of qualified cataloguers. Features: Developed for Australasian school libraries and curriculum n

From the desk of a cataloguer

By Julie Styles

Issue 94, Term 3 2015

ubscribers, and to facilitate this we have fostered relationships with many Australian publishers, both large and small, who send resources to us for cataloguing before they are available for sale. We run regular reports to see which ISBNs being entered into the ‘Order details’ page of SCISWeb are c

The lowdown on authorities and authority files

By Doreen Sullivan

Issue 99, Term 4 2016

You’ve probably heard the term ‘authority files’ used in reference to cataloguing. You might know that they have nothing to do with the long arm of the law, but that’s about it. Or maybe you do know about authorities, but suspect they are something arcane best left to a secret enclave of cataloguers

Abbreviated Cataloguing Microfiche

By Schools Catalogue Information Service (SCIS)

Issue 1, Term 1 1992

le, publication details, DDC 20 and ADDC 12 Call Numbers, ISBN and SCIS Order Number. January Cumulation only 70 sheets versus almost 200 in the Full Cataloguing Microfiche. HOW DO I USE MICROFICHE? Can I order full descriptive catalogue cards from this fiche? Cards or machine readable records can

New and revised subject headings

By Cataloguing team, SCIS

Issue 112, Term 1 2020

New headings Fake news Use for works on and about disinformation in print and online media that are deliberately written to attract and mislead readers by exploiting entrenched biases. Anxiety disorders Use for works on medical conditions characterised by persistent, excessive worry. Streaming techn

New and revised subject headings

By Cataloguing team, SCIS

Issue 108, Term 1 2019

Below is an overview of the new and revised subject headings approved by the SCIS Information Services Standards Committee in 2018. New headings HASS educationUse for works of, or works about education in the humanities and social sciences in an interdisciplinary and applied approach. Use for the te

New and revised subject headings

By Cataloguing team, SCIS

Issue 116, Term 1 2021

New headings Animal rescue Use for the rescue of wildlife and pet animals from harmful situations. These animals are then provided with medical aid or care until they can be returned to the wild or a suitable permanent home can be found for them. Black lives matter movement Use for works on the move

Why SCIS prefers to catalogue with item in hand

By Doreen Sullivan

Issue 98, Term 3 2016

SCIS has a preference to catalogue from the original, and you may be puzzled as to why we encourage you to send your items in. SCIS’s preference for cataloguing resources that we can see or pick up lies in providing the most accurate record we can, which increases the likelihood of students and tea

SCIS is more

By Caroline Ramsden

Issue 108, Term 1 2019

Welcome to the first issue of Connections for 2019! Last November, SCIS welcomed Renate Beilharz as the new cataloguing team leader. Many of you will be familiar with Renate’s work in the field of cataloguing standards and education for the school library sector. We are very excited to have Renate w

From the desk of a SCIS cataloguer

By Mavis Heffernan

Issue 95, Term 4 2015

The SCIS cataloguing team regularly source, receive, and catalogue a range of print and electronic resources suitable for use in school libraries. Electronic resources include websites, apps, and ebooks, and are available for SCIS subscribers as easily downloadable files using the Special Order File

Consistency matters

By Mavis Heffernan

Issue 108, Term 1 2019

fetime. This article highlights some changes that have affected SCIS records, and other factors that may contribute to inconsistency in some records. Cataloguing rules for resource description have changed The earliest SCIS records were created in the 1980s, when we used AACR2 (Anglo-American catalo

Let’s talk seriously about series

By Julie Styles

Issue 100, Term 1 2017

ts are an issue for many of our customers. It is also an issue for cataloguers, who love consistency. This article explores some of the challenges of cataloguing items within a series. Stand-alone items Often when an author writes a book, there is no initial plan to turn it into a series. A series m

SCIS is more

By Ben Chadwick

Issue 93, Term 2 2015

ubscribers are downloading records by searching from within their Library Management System (LMS). This method is usually referred to as 'Z39.50', 'Z cataloguing', or 'Rapid Entry', and is made possible by the Z39.50 standard. Some of our most common customer service calls are about setting up or co

Key Issues About Cataloguing and the Use of SCIS

By Schools Catalogue Information Service (SCIS)

Issue 27, Term 4 1998

s across Australia would be purchasing for their libraries. Different editions of materials Librarians must be certain that they download the correct cataloguing records for the resources in hand. Some resources that were originality published many years ago were catalogued according to standards at

What Do Teacher Librarians Need to Know about Cataloguing?

By Ashley Freeman

Issue 34, Term 3 2000

The recent publication of the fourth edition of SCIS Subject Headings as a tool for use by both cataloguers in SCIS cataloguing agencies and Teacher Librarians in schools makes this an appropriate time to reflect upon the role of the Teacher Librarian with respect to cataloguing. The roles of a Teac

Cataloguing News: New, Amended, Replaced Subject Headings 1998

By Schools Catalogue Information Service (SCIS)

Issue 25, Term 2 1998

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SCIS is more

By Caroline Ramsden

Issue 110, Term 3 2019

have also been on the road with SCIS workshops in Mandurah, Fremantle and Sydney. In Term 2 we ran a brand new webinar, ‘Understanding SCIS records’. Cataloguing Team Leader Renate Beilharz explained the anatomy of a SCIS record, and discussed subject cataloguing, the importance of the subject searc

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