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Japanese Digital Resources: Japanese Ebook Catalog Record Checklist

This guide is a directory of digital resources vendors and agents in Japan prepared by the Digital Resources Committee of the North American Coordinating Council on Japanese Library Resources, the NCC.

About the checklist

This checklist is for librarians to evaluate the quality of vendor-supplied MARC catalog records for Japanese ebooks.

Japanese Ebook Catalog Record Checklist

Japanese Ebook Catalog Record Checklist

Do you have vendor-supplied MARC catalog records for Japanese ebooks?

 

If yes: 

Check all that applies:

 

Lacks title in Japanese scripts in MARC 880 field

(3 points)

Lacks title in ALA-LC Japanese Romanization in MARC 245 field

(3 points)

Lacks author in Japanese scripts in MARC 880 field

(2 points)

Lacks author in ALA-LC Japanese Romanization in MARC 1XX/245/7XX fields

(2 points)

Lacks ISBN in MARC 020 field

(3 points, if applicable modern publication)

Lacks language info in MARC 008/35-37

(1 point)

Lacks publication year info in MARC 008/07-14

(1 point)

Lacks LC Authority Name headings in MARC 1XX/6XX/7XX/8XX fields

(2 points)

Lacks LC Subject headings in MARC 6XX fields

(2 points, if applicable)

      

If you have more than and equal to 6 points, contact DRC! DRC will review the quality of the records and investigate how the records can be improved.

If no: 

Please contact your institution's e-resource specialist

 

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北米日本研究資料調整協議会
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