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Cataloging: Fundamentals of the NLM® Classification

Module 9—Continuing Resources

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W2 and WX 2 Cuttering for the NLM Historical Collection

  • W2 and WX 2 materials shelved in the NLM historical collection receive a double cutter in 060 $b for the city and the name of the institution plus a lower case workmark for the first letter of the title
  • The city and institution cutters are taken from the LC cutter tables

WX 2 Example (Historical Collection)

  • 110 2_ $a Mount Sinai Hospital of Greater Miami.
  • 245 10 $a Annual report.
  • Call number breakdown:
    • WX 2   Classification number
    • AF4     Table G number for Florida
    • M5       LC cutter for city of Miami
    • M6       LC cutter for hospital name "Mount"
    • a         Work mark for first title word "annual"

  • 060 00 $a WX 2 AF4 $b M5M6a

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