Cataloging Legal Literature: New Update!

Cataloging Legal Literature, What's New
Melody Lembke

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Revision 1 to Cataloging Legal Literature 4 just issued!

<Sigh of relief, appropriate emoticon>. I managed to issue a “real” continuing resource this time, and not just a treatise in a binder that never got updated as with CLL3 in 1997. Kudos to co-author Melissa Beck and Hein’s Sheila Jarrett for keeping us on track! What happened during that big gap between CLL3 and CLL4? I wasn’t just twiddling my thumbs waiting around for AACR3 to appear; I was sitting at one sports field or another as my sons made it through school. For those of you that can remember me dragging babies to AALL meetings, here’s something to make you feel real “experienced.” My oldest is turning 30 this week…

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Now Available: Cataloging Legal Literature 4th Edition & Database

Cataloging Legal Literature, What's New
Shannon Sabo

Melody Lembke and Melissa Beck presented the new 4th Edition and database version of Cataloging Legal Literature to standing-room only audiences at the AALL Annual Meeting & Conference in Chicago just a few weeks ago. We are pleased to announce the official availability of this incredible resource!

While the books are currently in production, the database is available immediately. Both the print and online versions have been updated to the latest Resource Description and Access (RDA) standards, and the database will be updated quarterly to ensure users have access to the most current information. The book and database describe the authors' understanding of current cataloging and classification practices for legal materials. Throughout the manual, illustrations of descriptive or subject cataloging and MARC tags are offered…

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