PCC Manual for Relationship Designators

This is an announcement regarding a new PCC training manual for applying relationship designators.  It is available at the following address: If a new relationship designator is needed, feel free to bring it up to myself or Tracey Snyder, chair of the BCC Descriptive Cataloging Subcommittee.  New terms may be proposed via this form:   If possible, please let the Descriptive Cataloging Subcommittee chair know about the proposal, so that they can ensure it is delivered to the appropriate PCC group for consideration. Beth Iseminger

Read More »


As many people may be aware, the BCC BIBFRAME Task Force was formed in late 2014 to address topics related to the development of BIBFRAME and its ability to meet the needs of the music community. Kimmy Szeto of Baruch COllege (CUNY) is the chair of this Task Force. Under his leadership, the group is investigating the current plans for BIBFRAME and working to analyze MARC to BIBFRAME translations as related to music and to develop a BIBFRAME profile for music, among other things. The work of this group can be found on their blog, available here:

Read More »