Jen Wolfe * Cataloging Portfolio

Bibliographic records 

antiquarian map

artist's book



children's book

corporate records collection

oral history videorecording
personal papers collection

photograph collection (electronic resource)

photograph collection (physical resource)

authority records 

personal name

series title

finding aids 

corporate records collection

personal papers collection

photograph collection


Roger and Julie Baskes Department of Special Collections, The Newberry Library, Chicago, IL

Information product: 

In-house electronic database and print user guide

Project description: 

I created analytical catalog records for maps within antiquarian atlases

Tools and resources used: 

* Anglo-American Cataloguing Rules, 2nd ed., 2002 revision (AACR2r)

* Map Cataloging Manual

* Library of Congress Subject Headings (LCSH)

* Library of Congress Name Authority File (LCNAF)

* Library of Congress Classification, Class G: Geography, Maps, Anthropology, Recreation (G Schedule)

* Descriptive Cataloging of Rare Books (DCRB)

* ProCite

* Geographic dictionaries, gazetteers, and cartobibliographies

With thanks to the librarians and catalogers who trained and supervised me: Richard Kolbet at the University of Iowa; David Motson at Experience Music Project; Allyson Carlyle, Lisa Fusco, Cathy Gerhart, Marsha Maguire and Nicolette Bromberg at the University of Washington; Andrea Stamm and David Easterbrook at Northwestern University; Robert Karrow, Patrick Morris and Martha Briggs at The Newberry Library; and Anne Champagne at The Art Institute of Chicago.