A term used to refer to individual monograph records being created for items which are also part of a larger set, whether serial or monograph.
A catalog entry for a part of a publication for which a comprehensive entry is made. An analytic can be a title within a series, a chapter or article within a book, a series published within a larger series, etc. An analytic record can be either a monograph or a serial.
An individual catalog record for each number of a larger set (the "parent"), providing individual author, title, and subject access. There are 3 types of analysis, based on the nature of the set: ANALYZED CLASSED TOGETHER - each individual record has the same call # as the parent record, plus the numbering from the series statement (4xx or 8xx field) ANALYZED CLASSED SEPARATELY - the call #'s (and perhaps locations) in the individual records will vary; series numbering is not part of the call number SELECTIVELY ANALYZED - some of the volumes of a set will be analyzed; these usually carry the same call # as the parent, plus the series numbering. Note that the type of analysis may vary over the life of a given title.