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The organization of information

Author: Arlene G Taylor; Daniel N Joudrey
Publisher: Westport, Connecticut : Libraries Unlimited, [2009] ©2009
Series: Library and information science text series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Third editionView all editions and formats
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"As with previous editions, it begins with strong justification for the continued importance of organizing principles and practice. Following a broad overview of the concept and its role in human endeavors, Taylor and Joudrey provide a detailed and insightful discussion of such basic retrieval tools as inventories, bibliographies, catalogs, indexes, finding aids, registers, databases, major bibliographic utilities,  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Arlene G Taylor; Daniel N Joudrey
ISBN: 9781591585862 1591585864 9781591587002 159158700X
OCLC Number: 236328585
Description: xxvi, 512 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm.
Contents: Organization of recorded information --
Retrieval tools --
Development of the organization of recorded information in Western civilization --
Metadata --
Encoding standards --
Systems and system design --
Metadata : description --
Metadata : access and authority control --
Subject analysis --
Systems for vocabulary control --
Systems for categorization --
Conclusion.
Series Title: Library and information science text series.
Responsibility: Arlene G. Taylor and Daniel N. Joudrey.
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