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The organization of information

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
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 --
Series Title: Library and information science text series.
Responsibility: Arlene G. Taylor.


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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