Standard format for a card catalog entry
There is a standard format to follow for a card catalog entry that looks like this:
Gorman The concise AACR2, 1998 revision / prepared by Michael
Gorman. – Chicago : American Library Assoc., 1999.
168 p. ; 23 cm.
In looking at the bibliographic part of this entry, we find the author, listed last name first, at the top of the entry. This is called the MAIN ENTRY. The main entry is usually the name of the author, but may also be the name of a business or corporation, government or department within a government, church, music group, or any other group of people who may have created a unique work of information. In this example, the main entry is Gorman, Michael.
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