1. AACR 2:2002 Anglo-American Cataloguing Rules. Rules for the processing of all types of library material, from books to CDs. It is used in the United States, Canada, Great Britain and Australia. It provides detailed instructions for the processing of library material during the making of catalogues and bibliographies. P>
2. ISBD(G) International Standard Bibliographic Description – General. Provides the standard structure for describing all types of library material. The other special standards originate from this standard. All ISBD standards are used in the making of library catalogues and bibliographies (either in the printed or electronic form) and they have been made in order to standardize the bibliographic description of library material under the condition of introduction of automated data processing and search.
3. ISBD(M) International Standard Bibliographic Description for Monographic Publications. Regulates the ways for describing and identifying monographic publications (books and brochures issued after 1801), determines the order of descriptive elements and system of punctuation in the description.
4. ISBD(A) International Standard Bibliographic Description – Antiquarian. The standard is intended for the description and identification of monographic publications issued before 1801.
5. ISBD(CR) International Standard Bibliographic Description for Continuing Resources This standard determines the order of description elements and punctuation system for bibliographic sources that are issued without intended termination and those sources that are issued in consecutive numbered volumes.
6. ISBD(CM) International Standard Bibliographic Description for Cartographic Material. Determines the order of description elements and punctuation system for the identification of all types of holdings which represent, in whole or partly, the Earth or any other celestial body in any scale (e.g.: 2- or 3-D maps, aeronautical and navigational maps, maps of the sky, globes, atlases and similar cartographic material).
7. ISBD(NBM) International Standard Bibliographic Description for Non Book Material. Determines specific identification requirements and punctuation system for the description of the material other than books (video recordings, video projections, printed material in the form of posters, postcards, lithography, puzzles, etc., audio recordings, microfilms, films, holograms, etc.).
8. ISBD(CP) International Standard Bibliographic Description of Component Parts. Provides a predetermined order of elements and punctuation system for the description of articles published within monographic and serial publications.
9. ISBD(PM) International Standard Bibliographic Description for Printed Music. Determines the order of elements and punctuation system for the description of printed music.
10. ISBD(ER) International Standard Bibliographic Description for Electronic Resources. Determines conditions for the description, identification and punctuation in the processing of material that requires peripheral devices (e.g. CD-ROM reader). It refers to the generally available sources, including those accessed through networks or telecommunications.
11. GARR Guidelines for Authority Records and References. The guidelines provide a detailed determination of requirements for presenting the information that refers to references in the printed, micro and machine-readable formats. These include references to persons, collective bodies, and single titles of anonymous classical books and serial publications. These instructions are used in the processing of archival holdings.
12. GSARE Guidelines for Subject Authority and Reference Entries. The subject matter of these instructions is the standard arrangement of elements and punctuation for the normative entries (unified references to persons, collective bodies, titles, geographical and subject references); reference entries (referring to different variants of the reference, to a unified reference or similar references) and interpretative entries (referring to different types of references that should be sought in the form of suggestions). These instructions are also used in the processing of archival holdings.
13. UNIMARC Format for normative data created for the purpose of facilitating the international exchange of normative data in the machine-readable form between national bibliographic agencies. This format determines the tags, tag indicators and identifiers used in normative records and the records of reference and interpretative units in the machine-readable form.