ALCTS - Association of Library Collections & Technical Services

Task Force on the Review of ISBD(CR)


ISBD(CR) Draft
Functional Requirements for Bibliographic Records
Report (6/5/2001)
Final Report (10/9/2001)


April 16, 2001


The Task Force on the Review of ISBD (CR) is charged with preparing a detailed review of the proposed International Standard Bibliographic Description for Serials and Other Continuing Resources (ISBD (CR)) for transmittal to the Chair of the ISBD(S) Working Group by June 30, 2001. The proposed ISBD (CR) is available at

Particular attention should be given to areas, if any, in which AACR2R and ISBD (CR) are not in conformance and areas, if any, in which the proposed ISBD is not in conformance with the provisions of the Functional Requirements for Bibliographic Records ( In addition to the review, the Task Force is invited to suggest examples to supplement the text in order to ensure a broad international perspective in the standard, including examples for the appendices.

The report of the Task Force shall be sent to the Chair of CC:DA no later than June 8, 2001.


April 16, 2001


Mary Lynette Larsgaard, Chair
Assistant Head, Map and Imagery Laboratory
Davidson Library
University of California, Santa Barbara
Santa Barbara, CA 93106
phone: (805) 893-4049
fax: (805) 893-8799

John C. Attig
Pennsylvania State University
126J Paterno Library
University Park, PA 16802-1805
phone: (814) 865-1755
fax: (814) 863-7293

E. Ann Caldwell
Bibliographic Control Coordinator
Rockefeller Library
Brown University
Providence, RI 02912
phone: (401) 863-3716
fax: (401) 863-1272

Michael A. Chopey
University of Hawaii at Manoa Libraries
Thomas Hale Hamilton Library
2550 The Mall
Honolulu, HI 96822-2233
phone: (808) 956-2765
fax: (808) 956-5968

Ruth E. Christ
Team Leader
Serials Bibliographic Processing
University of Iowa Libraries
Iowa City, IA 52242
Preferred mailing address:
1335 Emily Ct.
Iowa City, IA 52246-4148
phone: (319) 335-6204
fax: (319) 335-5900

Bradford L. Eden
University of Nevada – Las Vegas
Lied Library
4505 Maryland Parkway
Las Vegas, NV 89154
phone: (702) 895-2225
fax: (702) 895-2280

Mary Grenci
Serials Catalog Librarian
Knight Library
1299 University of Oregon
Eugene, OR 97403-1299
phone: (541) 346-5607
fax: (541) 346-3485

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June 5, 2001


The report is available in the following formats:


October 9, 2001

Final Report

The report is available in the following formats: