Standard Cataloging for School and Public Libraries / Edition 4

Standard Cataloging for School and Public Libraries / Edition 4

by Jean Weihs
     
 

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ISBN-10: 1591583780

ISBN-13: 9781591583783

Pub. Date: 09/30/2007

Publisher: Libraries Unlimited

Sheila S. Intner and Jean Weihs lead the wary and unwary alike, to apply them with competence if not aplomb. Through hundreds of examples, they illustrate cataloging problems and their solutions; they also describe and explain a variety of management decisions, the pros and cons of cataloging alternatives, and the rudiments of how to run a catalog department. They

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Sheila S. Intner and Jean Weihs lead the wary and unwary alike, to apply them with competence if not aplomb. Through hundreds of examples, they illustrate cataloging problems and their solutions; they also describe and explain a variety of management decisions, the pros and cons of cataloging alternatives, and the rudiments of how to run a catalog department. They have even included a new chapter on metadata, as well as enlarged sections of practical advice on how to deal with changed subject headings and classification numbers.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781591583783
Publisher:
Libraries Unlimited
Publication date:
09/30/2007
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
296
Product dimensions:
6.90(w) x 9.80(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments

Preface

Chapter 1: Introduction

Chapter 2: Decisions

Chapter 3: Description and Access: Standards

Chapter 4: Descriptive Cataloging

Chapter 5: Access Points

Chapter 6: Subject Authorities

Chapter 7: Sears Listing of Subject Headings

Chapter 8: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Chapter 9: Classification Systems

Chapter 10: The Dewey Decimal Classification

Chapter 11: The Library of Congress Classification

Chapter 12: Computer Encoding

Chapter 13: Managing the Catalog Department

Appendix A: Dealing with Foreign Language Copy for a Library in an English-Language Community

Appendix B: Glossary

Appendix C: Answers to Exercises

Index

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