Off-Site Storage from a Cataloging Point of View

Violeta Ilik*

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This article focuses on the challenges faced by the serials cataloging staff at Texas A&M University Libraries following a decision to move materials to an off-site storage facility. The process of cataloging review developed by serials cataloging staff to address these challenges is described in detail. More specifically, the process that deals with the preparation of the collections for off-site storage, with emphasis on the unique problems created by serials that have been cataloged under pre-Anglo-American Cataloguing Rules, Second Edition (AACR2) rules is described.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)350-358
Number of pages9
JournalSerials Librarian
Issue number3-4
StatePublished - Oct 2012


  • latest entry rules
  • off-site storage
  • pre-AACR2 rules
  • remote storage
  • serials cataloging

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Library and Information Sciences


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