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Cataloging and classification : an introduction

Cataloging and classification : an introduction

Author: Lois Mai Chan; Theodora Hodges
Publisher: Lanham, Md. : Scarecrow Press, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 3rd edView all editions and formats
"This third edition of Lois Mai Chan's Cataloging and Classification covers the analysis and representation of methods used in describing, organizing, and providing access to resources made available in or through libraries, including both materials owned by the library (mostly physical items such as books, journals, and nonprint sources) and external electronic resources accessible through the library's portal.  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Einführung
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Chan, Lois Mai.
Cataloging and classification.
Lanham, Md. : Scarecrow Press, 2007
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Lois Mai Chan; Theodora Hodges
ISBN: 9780810859449 9780810860001 0810859440 0810860007
OCLC Number: 124031949
Description: xix, 580 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Information resource management : description, access, organization --
Foundations, principles, and standards of resource description --
Anglo-American cataloging rules : description --
Dublin core and other metadata schemas --
Access points : name and title --
Authority control : forms of name headings and uniform titles --
Principles of controlled vocabularies and subject analysis --
Library of Congress subject headings --
FAST (faceted application of subject terminology) --
Sears list of subject headings --
Medical subject headings --
Classification and categorization --
Dewey decimal classification --
Library of Congress classification --
National Library of Medicine classification and other modern classification schemes --
MARC formats and encoding schemas --
Producing and processing cataloging records --
Appendix A : MARC bibliographic records --
Appendix B : MARC authority records.
Responsibility: Lois Mai Chan ; with the assistance of Theodora L. Hodges.


A text for beginning students and a tool for practicing cataloging personnel.  Read more...


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The third edition is a more sophisticated textbook that can be used for advanced as well as introductory study. It is an excellent publication. ... Cataloging and Classification is a worthy successor Read more...

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