From preservation and conservation to procedures for classifying maps, the following authoritative web resources will help you learn more about cataloging and catalog standards!

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Statement on Record Sharing
The Statement on Record Sharing as created by the Online Bibliographic Services Special Interest Section Committee on Record Sharing of the American Association of Law Libraries
Library of Congress Catalog
Search for and display catalog records for the over 12 million items in the Library of Congress.
Library of Congress Authorities
Browse authority headings and download authority records in MARC format.
THOMAS (Library of Congress Legislative Information)
Named after Thomas Jefferson, this resource collects authoritative legislative information from the Library of Congress.
MARC Bibliographic
This online publication provides access to both the full and concise versions of the MARC 21 Format for Bibliographic Data.
Integrating Resources: A Cataloging Manual
First issued in 2003, this manual was revised in 2005 and again in 2008 to incorporate new practices and changes in the technical services landscape.
Guidelines for Coding Electronic Resources in Leader/06
A document published by the Library of Congress containing guidelines for coding electronic resources in the leader.
Library of Congress Preservation Website
Official website of the Library of Congress for practical preservation and conservation information.
Evaluations of MARC Record Sets provided by various vendors, as well as related information from the Task Group on Vendor-Supplied Bibliographic Records.
Conservation Online (CoOL)
The Preservation Department of Stanford University Libraries and Academic Information Resources website.
Free website for reference, facts and news.
A “Toolbox” for Processing and Cataloging Federal Government Documents.
Map Cataloging Tools
A collection of web resources for Cartographic cataloging.
Tools for Serials Catalogers
A compilation of useful sites and sources.
Authority Tool for Audio-visual Catalogers
An Annotated List of Useful Resources.
The AALL's Legal Publishers List.
Northeast Document Conservation Center
The non-profit regional conservation center specializing in preserving paper-based materials.
National Digital Information Infrastructure and Preservation Program
The digital preservation website of the Library of Congress.
Cornell University Digital Preservation Tutorial
An excellent resource for digital preservation management information.