How can you make it easier
for that person searching your library catalog,
late at night, in their pajamas, eating popcorn?

[Roll over each drawer for details.]
Extras are good.

Detailing your catalog records with all of the cool extras found in a book gives your library user more information to view, and more choice between books.

There are rules that explain the cataloging of the extra items in a book, including how to abbreviate the words you use. For now, here are four vocabulary words used to describe extras. [Roll over each drawer for details.]

Can you see why
these extras are included in a book?
Do you understand why some people
think these extras are so valuable?