Organizing Nonprint Materials

Organizing Nonprint Materials

by Jay E. Daily


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Highlighting the increasing use of microcomputers in libraries by indicating their applications, strengths, and weaknesses, this outstanding new edition is updated to reflect the rapid growth in the range of nonprint materials and the technology for recording and reproducing them. Organizing Nonprint Materials, Second Edition surveys the various methods and problems of organizing these materials and describes the use of microcomputers both for storing nonprint items and keeping track of them ... greatly expands the previous edition's classified list of subject headings for pictures ... provides specific examples of catalog entries for each type of nonprint material ... and includes materials not treated in the Anglo-American Cataloging Rules, compact audiodisks, microcomputer programs, as well as new standards for map and picture collections. Suitable for all types of libraries that collect nonprint materials, including academic, community, special, and private, this reference is essential reading for all librarians dealing with nonprint materials; library school instructors and administrators; media center specialists; information scientists; bibliographers; catalogers; and graduate students in library science.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780824760441
Publisher: Dekker, Marcel Inc.
Publication date: 11/28/1972
Series: Books in Library and Information Science
Pages: 200
Product dimensions: 6.50(w) x 1.50(h) x 9.50(d)

Table of Contents

Preface to the Second Editioniii
Preface to the First Editionvii
Part 1
1.Nonbook, Nonprint, Materials3
The Use of Nonprint Materials10
Storage and Classification12
Nonprint, Nonbook, and Print Media14
2.Defining the Library and Its Patrons17
3.Material Cataloged by Content31
Subject Access41
Building the Alphabetic Subject List45
Making a Guide to a Picture Collection48
4.Material Cataloged by Identifying Features53
Sound Recordings54
Annotations or Summaries62
5.Procedural Manual65
Name of Library66
Kinds of Material Held67
Kind of Bibliographic Entry Made71
Means of Access72
Rules for Use72
Staff and Duties73
The Procedural Manual77
Part 2
Examples of Bibliographic Entries85
Maps: Full Cataloging100
Art Prints102
Sound Recordings107
Examples of Oral History Sound Recording133
Subject Headings151
Semantic Rules152
Grammatical Rules152
Use of the List153
Alphabetic List of Subject Headings155
Classified List of Subject Headings213

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