Implementation Date: October 1, 2010 for New BIBCO Standard Records (BSRs)


BIBCO libraries will begin using the new BIBCO Standard Record (BSR) models for additional types of materials on October 1, 2010.  The new BSRs are posted at:


·         Textual Monographs (with FAQ) (formerly Printed Books)

·         Rare Books

·         Cartographic Materials

·         Notated Music

·         Sound Recordings

·         Moving Image Materials

·         Graphic Materials

·         Electronic Resources


As we move into the new BSR implementation phase:








PoCo extends its thanks to the Standing Committee on Standards and all Task Group chairs, members, and liaisons, whose names appear in the final reports:


Magda El-Sherbini, PCC Chair

Associate Professor

Head, Cataloging Department

The Ohio State University Libraries

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