Bibliographic Relationships in Music Catalogs

Bibliographic Relationships in Music Catalogs

by Sherry L. Vellucci
     
 

This groundbreaking empirical study of music bibliographic relationships provides the fundamental information necessary to understand the complexities of music cataloging and the impact of these complexities on the structure of the catalog. Vellucci's study identifies the characteristics of music scores found in a library collection, describes in detail the types

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This groundbreaking empirical study of music bibliographic relationships provides the fundamental information necessary to understand the complexities of music cataloging and the impact of these complexities on the structure of the catalog. Vellucci's study identifies the characteristics of music scores found in a library collection, describes in detail the types of relationships that exist within the world of music materials, and discusses the various methods currently used to link related music materials in library catalogs. Essential for music libraries and collections.

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Lisca
Both music librarians and generalists, even those with no expertise in cataloging, can gain great advantage from the sections that deal with the universe of musical literature...interested scholar-librarians should consult Vellucci's work for her valuable insight...all catalogers and music librarians should read it with a view to clarifying in their own minds how bibliographic relationships are manifested in a collection catalog.
LISCA
Both music librarians and generalists, even those with no expertise in cataloging, can gain great advantage from the sections that deal with the universe of musical literature...interested scholar-librarians should consult Vellucci's work for her valuable insight...all catalogers and music librarians should read it with a view to clarifying in their own minds how bibliographic relationships are manifested in a collection catalog..
Booknews
An empirical study of music bibliographic relationships, providing understanding on the complexities of music cataloging and the impact of these complexities on the structure of the catalog, with a view toward redesigning library catalogs that can take full advantage of today's sophisticated relational database structures. Identifies the characteristics of music scores, describes types of relationships that exist within the world of music materials, and discusses methods used to link related music materials in library catalogs. For professionals concerned with music libraries, collections, and cataloging. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780810834132
Publisher:
Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date:
11/28/1997
Pages:
320
Product dimensions:
5.72(w) x 8.74(h) x 0.93(d)

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