Census of India Cataloging Instructions

We are using locally created call numbers for the Census of India. Do NOT use the call number in the record, even if LC. There currently is not room in the stacks. They will be processed and shelved here until the space is created.Follow the procedures.

1. Search Summit for title in hand. We are using records for the entire series, so the records will usually be open.

title = census of india [date of census]

If a record exists in Summit, add the volume to 505 and to MFHD.

If there is an existing record and the call number doesn’t follow the local scheme: Retrieve the already cataloged volumes and have them remarked according to the new scheme

If no record is in Summit, import the record.

If no OCLC record, create a local record in Summit for it.

Table of Contents 505 field: add volumes in numerical order.

Subject headings: There should be at least a 651 for the state.

Add corporate author added entry if information is given on the volume

Creating call numbers:

If census series (not series 1) use

                            HA
                            4587
                            [place cutter,  listed at end of procedures]
               [year of census]
                           [pt.]
                           [v.]


If book is a Paper (not series 1) use

                           HA
                           4587
                           [place cutter]
                           P76 [Papers]
                           [year of census]
                           [no. of paper]
                           [series # if needed]


For series 1

                           HA
                           4581.5
                           [year of census]
                           volume
                           part

If no series AND tables or text analyzing all of India census use (Book about the Census of India)

                           HA
                           4581.5
                           [year of census]
                           [author cutter]

Example 1 Volume for series and state only

             090  HA 4587 $b K47 1991
              245 Census of India, 1991. $n Series 12, $p Kerala .
              260 Delhi : $b Controller of Publications, $c 1995-

Example 2 Volume for series, state, and paper

               09 HA4587  $b K47  P76  1991
              245 Census of India, 1991. $n Series 12, Kerala. $p Paper.
              260 Delhi : $b Controller of Publications, $c 1991-

Example 3

     Volume for title not in series, covering all of India.
   * HA4581.5 1991 .A6
   *      Census of India, 1991 : historical and world perspective / J.C. Aggarwal.

260 Delhi : [place of publication not identified], 1995.

Portrait of a Population

   HA
   4587
   [place cutter]
   P73
   [year of census]

Figures at a Glance

   HA
   4587
   [place cutter]
   F53
   [year of census]

Cutter Table for 1991 census

Andaman & Nicobar Island A5 Andra Pradesh, Guntur A52 Arunachal Pradesh A78 Assam A84 Bihar B53 Chandigarh

C52 Chattisgarh C54 Dadra & Nagar Haveli D33 Daman & Diu D36 Delhi D352 Goa G6 Gujarat G84 Haryana H37 Himachal Pradesh H45 Jammu & Kashmir J35 Jharkhand J43 Karnataka K378 Kerala K47 Lakshadweep L34 Madhya Pradesh M32 Maharashtra M33 Manipur M36 Meghalaya M43 Mizoram M685 Mysore M79 Nagaland N33 Odisha (fka Orissa) O741 Orissa O74 Pondicherry P647 Punjab P86 Rajasthan R34 Sikkim S55 Tamil Nadu, Nilgiri T35 Tripura T74 Uttar Pradesh U8 Uttaranchai U84 Uttarakhand (fka Uttaranchai) U841 West Bengal W47

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