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The organization of information

Author: Arlene G Taylor
Publisher: Westport, Connecticut : Libraries Unlimited, 2004.
Series: Library and information science text series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Second editionView all editions and formats
Summary:
The extensively revised and completely updated second edition of this popular textbook provides LIS practitioners and students with a vital guide to the organization of information. After a broad overview of the concept and its role in human endeavors, Taylor proceeds to a detailed and insightful discussion of such basic retrieval tools as bibliographies, catalogs, indexes, finding aids, registers, databases, major
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Genre/Form: Nonfiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Arlene G Taylor
ISBN: 1563089769 9781563089763 1563089696 9781563089695
OCLC Number: 52814118
Description: xxvii, 417 pages : illustrations ; 27 cm.
Contents: Organization of recorded information --
Retrieval tools --
Development of the organization of recorded information in Western civilization --
Encoding standards --
Systems and system design --
Metadata --
Metadata : description --
Metadata : access and authority control --
Subject analysis --
Systems for vocabulary control --
Systems for categorization --
Arrangement and display --
Conclusion.
Series Title: Library and information science text series.
Responsibility: Arlene G. Taylor.

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to the present, the author addresses topics that include encoding standards (MARC, SGML, and various DTDs), metadata (description, access, and access control), verbal subject analysis including  Read more...

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