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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
 

ISBN-10: 1563087812

ISBN-13: 9781563087813

Pub. Date: 05/15/2001

Publisher: Libraries Unlimited

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

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
Chapter 1: Introduction
Chapter 2: Decisions
Chapter 3: The Anglo-American Cataloguing Rules
Chapter 4: Description
Chapter 5: Access
Chapter 6: Special Application of AACR2-98
Chapter 7: Subject Authorities
Chapter 8: Sears List of Subject Headings
Chapter 9: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Chapter 10: Classification Systems
Chapter 11: The Dewey Decimal Classification
Chatper 12: Library of Congress Classification
Chapter 13: The MARC Formats
Chapter 14: Computerized Cataloging
Chapter 15: Cataloging and Classification Policies
Chapter 16: Managing the Cataloging Department

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