I'm curious about major changes in AACR(2) over time and hope that
some of our long-time
catalogers can chime in with some wisdom..
When was the last time AACR(2) made a significant change to its Sound
I'm thinking, for example, of the introduction/removal/edit/etc of a
particular format (ex: sound
cartridge, sound cassette, etc)? In other words, how stable are these
How often have librarians and archivists had to go back and change
legacy records because
of an introduction, removal, or edit?
What exactly is a Sound "Roll"? Is this what we're supposed to use to
And lastly, what is the designation for dictation discs: "sound disc
(Audograph)," etc? That
doesn't seem very definitive, and i certainly wouldn't expect our
processing staff to know that..
FYI: I'm cross-posting this message on the AAA Message Board just in
thanks in advance,
Archivist for Recorded Sound Collections
Hoover Institution Archives
Stanford, CA 94305-6010
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