Subject Analysis in Online Catalogs: Second Edition / Edition 2

Subject Analysis in Online Catalogs: Second Edition / Edition 2

by Hope A. Olson, John J. Boll
     
 

ISBN-10: 1563088002

ISBN-13: 9781563088001

Pub. Date: 09/15/2001

Publisher: ABC-CLIO, Incorporated

Significantly updated and expanded, this second edition offers a far more comprehensive and sophisticated treatment of the subject area than can be found in other sources. It revisits the subject of cataloging and analyzes it in the context of today's digital environment, providing a fascinating examination of the components that are crucial for successful and

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Significantly updated and expanded, this second edition offers a far more comprehensive and sophisticated treatment of the subject area than can be found in other sources. It revisits the subject of cataloging and analyzes it in the context of today's digital environment, providing a fascinating examination of the components that are crucial for successful and effective subject retrieval in online public access catalogs. From language issues to problems of indexing and classification, this book guides you through the theoretical and practical frameworks of information storage and retrieval in the twenty-first century. An outstanding guide for students and faculty of library and information science, catalogers, librarians, programmers, and database designers.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781563088001
Publisher:
ABC-CLIO, Incorporated
Publication date:
09/15/2001
Edition description:
2ND
Pages:
350
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.73(d)

Table of Contents

Preface

Acknowledgments

Chapter 1: Introduction

Chapter 2: The Database

Chapter 3: Language in Information Retrieval

Chapter 4: Managing Information Retrieval Languages

Chapter 5: Subject Indexing Process and Policy

Chapter 6: Subject Headings and Description

Chapter 7: Bibliographic Classification

Chapter 8: Online Catalogs and the Dewey Decimal And Librbary of Congress Classifications

Chapter 9: Users and User Needs

Chapter 10: User-System Interfaces

Chapter 11: Evaluation of Subject Retrieval in Online Catalogs

Chapter 12: Conclusions

Index

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