RDA, though based on the entity-relationship model of FRBR, is also designed to be somewhat backwards-compatible with the previous cataloging code, Anglo-American Cataloging Rules, 2nd Edition (AACR2), Which came into being in a card catalog environment.
What does AACR stand for?
AACR stands for Anglo-American Cataloging Rules
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We have 19 other meanings of AACR in our Acronym Attic
- Airport Access Control Pilot Program (airport security program; US DHS)
- Association of Asbestos Cement Pipe Producers
- American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation
- Anne Arundel County Public Schools
- Association of Academic Chairmen of Plastic Surgery (Arlington Heights, IL)
- l'Association des Agronomes-Conseils du Québec
- African Armed Conflicts Resolved
- American Association for Cancer Research
- American Association of Clinical Research
- Amicale Anglo Cabrio Rennais (French automotive racing group)
- Association for the Advancement of Civil Rights (political party; Gibraltar)
- Australasian Association of Cancer Registries
- Anglo-American Cataloguing Rules, 2nd Edition (Non-Revised)
- Anglo-American Cataloguing Rules, 2nd Revised Edition
- American Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers
- Automotive Air-Conditioning Registration Board (Australia)
- American Association of Children's Residential Centers
- Anne Arundel Conflict Resolution Center
- Asian Americans for Civil Rights and Equality (Sacramento, CA)
- Anglo-American Cataloguing Rules, Second Edition
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The memoir highlights Gorman's contributions to the field, especially as editor of the 1978 Anglo-American Cataloging Rules (AACR), when he was a fellow of the British Library Association in 1979.
168 Z695 This manual for librarians tasked with the conversion of records from the Anglo-American Cataloging Rules to the new Resource Description and Access system, provides step-by-step instructions for performing classification and record update procedures.
As knowledge managers librarians must deal specifically with modern metadata standards that will force cataloging rules, and these seven papers plus an introduction address a number of library-relevant issues at an international level, including finding common strategies to inter-operability, understanding Dublin core and emerging conventions for a semantic web, learning from digital library development in China, integrating ONIX and libraries, using library authority files as building blocks for the semantic web, thinking outside the box by adapting Anglo-American Cataloging Rules (AACR) and MARC21 to accommodate electronic resources, and integrating AACR with existing resources.
With the traumas of the adoption of the Anglo-American Cataloging Rules, second edition (AACR2) largely behind us, with concerted efforts to reduce the number of policy statements from the Library of Congress, and with more tools than ever at our disposal in new media (e.
The second edition has been updated to reflect the 2002 revision of the Anglo-American Cataloging Rules and its 2004 update, the latest version of the Library of Congress Rule Interpretations, and the CONSER Module 31.