Standard Cataloging for School and Public Libraries: Third Edition / Edition 3

Standard Cataloging for School and Public Libraries: Third Edition / Edition 3

by Sheila S. Intner, Jean Weihs
     
 

More than a how-to guide, this book promotes true understanding of the hows and whys of using standard methods and tools in the United States and Canada. Contains in-depth coverage of books, nonprint materials, Internet resources, and serials, as well as the most up-to-date versions of such basic tools as the Anglo-American Cataloguing Rules, Library of Congress

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More than a how-to guide, this book promotes true understanding of the hows and whys of using standard methods and tools in the United States and Canada. Contains in-depth coverage of books, nonprint materials, Internet resources, and serials, as well as the most up-to-date versions of such basic tools as the Anglo-American Cataloguing Rules, Library of Congress Subject Headings, Sears List of Subject Headings, and Dewey Decimal Classification. The authors also clarify the jargon of bibliographic control, cataloging networks, and MARC coding.

With a clear and practical approach, Intner and Weihs empower neophyte and student catalogers and classifiers to apply the rules and tools of library organization to produce standard catalog records suitable for network databases or local OPACs. The book describes and explains management decisions, pros and cons of cataloging alternatives, and how to run a catalog department. Through hundreds of examples, the authors illustrate cataloging problems and their solutions, remaining true to the standards without putting the work beyond the reach of any thoughtful reader. In this new edition you'll find more in-depth coverage of books, nonprint materials, Internet resources, and serials, as well as the most up-to-date versions of such basic tools as the Anglo-American Cataloguing Rules, Library of Congress Subject Headings, Sears List of Subject Headings, and Dewey Decimal Classification. The authors clarify the jargon of bibliographic control, cataloging networks, and MARC coding. More than a how-to gui

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781563087813
Publisher:
Libraries Unlimited
Publication date:
05/15/2001
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
346
Product dimensions:
7.26(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.84(d)

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Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
Preface
1Introduction1
2Decisions15
3The Anglo-American Cataloguing Rules21
4Description31
5Access83
6Special Applications of AACR2-98115
7Subject Authorities145
8Sears List of Subject Headings163
9Library of Congress Subject Headings179
10Classification Systems201
11The Dewey Decimal Classification213
12Library of Congress Classification229
13The Marc Formats241
14Computerized Cataloging253
15Cataloging and Classification Policies269
16Managing the Cataloging Department275
App. A - Selected Bibliography281
App. B - Glossary285
App. C - Answers to Exercises301
Indexes333

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