Tuesday, May 21, 2013

Single Portfolio or Case

RDA Rule 3.4.5.15 is for Single Portfolio or Case. According to this rule for a resource consisting of one or more sheets, etc., housed in a single portfolio or case, extent may be recorded as:

300 $a 1 portfolio or 
300 $a 1 case

Optionally it can be given as:

1 portfolio (502 leaves)

For cases consisting of two or more volumes RDA Rule is 3.4.5.16.

Example: https://lccn.loc.gov/2012324300

[Source: Based on information from RDA Toolkit and LC online catalog]