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Descriptive and Subject Cataloguing : A Workbook - Dr. Jaya Raju

Descriptive and Subject Cataloguing

A Workbook

Paperback Published: 14th March 2006
ISBN: 9781843341260
Number Of Pages: 144

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A workbook on descriptive and subject cataloguing featuring practical examples and suggested solutions to reinforce theoretical concepts and practical application in descriptive cataloguing (using Anglo-American Cataloguing Rules, 2nd ed., 1998 rev.), bibliographic classification (using Dewey Decimal Classification, 21st ed.) and assigning subject headings (using Sears List of Subject Headings, 17th ed.).

  • Includes examples for both manual and computerised creation of bibliographic records, thus preparing students for both automated and manual library and information service (LIS) environments
  • While the workbook uses Anglo-American Cataloguing Rules, Dewey Decimal Classification and Sears List of Subject Headings as tools for information organisation, the major objective is to develop skills in information management and organisation
  • While the workbook is likely to be predominately used in the instruction of first level library and/or information studies programmes offered by higher education institutions, it could very well be used in the LIS work environment

Introduction; Theoretical principles of information organization: an overview; Examples for cataloguing, classification and assigning subject headings; Suggested solutions; Conclusion.

ISBN: 9781843341260
ISBN-10: 1843341263
Series: Chandos Information Professional
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 144
Published: 14th March 2006
Publisher: Woodhead Publishing Ltd
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 23.39 x 15.6  x 0.79
Weight (kg): 0.21