Encyclopedia of Library and Information Science

Encyclopedia of Library and Information Science

Author: Allen Kent

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 0824720199

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 558

View: 188

"The Encyclopedia of Library and Information Science provides an outstanding resource in 33 published volumes with 2 helpful indexes. This thorough reference set--written by 1300 eminent, international experts--offers librarians, information/computer scientists, bibliographers, documentalists, systems analysts, and students, convenient access to the techniques and tools of both library and information science. Impeccably researched, cross referenced, alphabetized by subject, and generously illustrated, the Encyclopedia of Library and Information Science integrates the essential theoretical and practical information accumulating in this rapidly growing field."

Harvard Guide to American History

Harvard Guide to American History

Author: Frank Burt Freidel

Publisher: Harvard University Press

ISBN: 0674375602

Category: History

Page: 644

View: 970

Notes on research methods and materials accompany a one-volume reference guide to publications dealing with America's historical development

A Manual of Cataloguing Practice

A Manual of Cataloguing Practice

Author: K. G. B. Bakewell

Publisher: Elsevier

ISBN: 9781483157313

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 312

View: 107

A Manual of Cataloguing Practice is a text on cataloguing and covers topics ranging from the major cataloguing codes to the subject catalogue, the name catalogue, and cataloguing of special materials. Physical forms of catalogue are also considered, along with the filing and arrangement of catalogue entries; centralized and cooperative cataloguing; the organization of cataloguing; and the relation of cataloguing to modern methods of information retrieval. This manual is comprised of 16 chapters and begins with an overview of the nature and purpose of catalogues, as well as the history of cataloguing and catalogues. The discussion then turns to the development and application of the major cataloguing codes, including the British Museum Cataloguing Rules; the Vatican Code; the American Library Association Rules 1949; and the Anglo-American Cataloguing Rules 1967. Some particular problems of author-title cataloguing are considered, together with the solutions suggested by some of the major codes and the practices of some individual libraries. External guides (instructions for the use of the catalogue) and internal guides (""signposts"" within the catalogue) are also discussed. Finally, the future of cataloguing is examined. This book will be a useful resource for practicing cataloguers and librarians as well as students of librarianship.

Cooperative Cataloging

Cooperative Cataloging

Author: Barry B. Baker

Publisher: Psychology Press

ISBN: 1560245824

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 294

View: 605

Cooperative cataloging is "the original cataloging of bibliographic items through the joint action of a group of independent libraries which make bibliographic records accessible to group members and sometimes to nonparticipating libraries as well." (ALA Glossary) The papers in this volume provide an historical perspective, discuss current programs and issues, and suggest possible answers to the issues which will have a major impact on the ability of libraries to provide bibliographic access to information resources. Also published as Cataloging and Classification Quarterly, v.17, nos. 3/4, 1993. Annotation copyright by Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Basic Library Skills, 5th ed.

Basic Library Skills, 5th ed.

Author: Carolyn Wolf

Publisher: McFarland

ISBN: 9780786451616

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 216

View: 293

This brand new edition of Wolf’s acclaimed work provides a self-contained, short course in essential library skills for patrons of college, high school and public libraries. The intent is to provide a quick and easy way to learn to do library research. The exercises contained herein give students hands-on experience by applying rules stated in the text to situations that approach real “research problems.” Subjects addressed include a brief tour of the library; card catalogs and cataloging systems; filing rules; online public access catalogs; subject searching; bibliographies; book reviews and parts of a book; dictionaries; encyclopedias; handbooks; atlases; gazetteers; periodicals; newspapers; online database searching and reference sources; literature and criticism; e-books; government information and government documents; biographies; business, career and consumer information; non-print materials and special services; online computer use in libraries and schools; and hints for writing term papers. Instructors considering this book for use in a course may request an examination copy here.