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The Conceptual foundations of descriptive cataloging

Author: Elaine Svenonius
Publisher: Toronto : Academic Press, ©1989.
Series: Library and information science.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

Presents the general principles underlying the design of bibliographic databases. This book covers topics such as the impact of technology on catalogs and catalog codes, design objectives for online  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Elaine Svenonius
ISBN: 0126782105 9780126782103
OCLC Number: 741401517
Notes: "The papers in this volume were delivered at the Conference on the Conceptual Foundations of Descriptive Cataloging held at the University of California, Los Angeles, on February 14 and 15, 1987"--Page xiii.
Description: xv, 241 p. ; 24 cm.
Contents: The Objectives of the Catalog and the Means to Reach Them: P. Wilson, The Second Objective. The Concept of Authorship: Past and Future: A.S. Wajenberg, A Cataloger's View of Authorship. A.B. Piternick, Authors Online: A Searcher's Approach to the Online Author Catalog. Standardization and the Proliferation of Rule Interpretations: B. Tucker, Ask Me No Questions and I'll Write You No RI's. T. Delsey, Standards for Descriptive Cataloging: Two Perspectives on the Past Twenty Years. Main Entry: T. Takawashi, The Japanese No Main-Entry Code. M. Carpenter, Main Entry. The Impact of Technology on Code Design: H.F. Schmierer, The Impact of Technology on Cataloging Rules. J. Duke, Access and Automation: The Catalog Record in the Age of Automation. Bibliographic Structure: J.C. Attig, Descriptive Cataloging Rules and Machine-Readable Record Structures: Some Directions for Parallel Development. B. Tillett, Bibliographic Structure: The Evolution of Catalog Entries: References and Tracings. E.T. O'Neill and D. Visine-Goetz, Bibliographic Relationships: Implications for the Function of the Catalog. Integration: S.S. Layne, Integration and the Objectives of the Catalog. R. Hagler, The Consequences of Integration. Abbreviations and Acronyms. Bibliography. Index.
Series Title: Library and information science.
Responsibility: ed. by Elaine Svenonius.


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