This important book provides a comprehensive overview of the landmark developments in serials cataloging over the past few years. This thorough volume focuses on the areas of education and training, cataloging practice, theory, and current developments, international aspects, and options for change. Chapters provide information on international aspects such as ISBD(S) and ISDS outside of North America, and serials cataloging in the United Kingdom, Australia, and Italy.
This book, first published in 1989, is a comprehensive look at PaULS, the Pennsylvania Union List of Serials. The editors, both of whom have extensive experience with online union listing, have collected the previously published articles recording the development and implementation of PaULS; compiled new articles representing updated perspectives; provided the PaULS procedure manual; and included an annotated bibliography of literature about online union listing. Contributors to this fascinating volume describe extensive union listing activities of West Virginia University, a special library, Calgon Corporation, and a regional consortia, the Lehigh Valley Association of Independent Colleges.
This book, first published in 1983, is a practical resource for standardized union catalogues of serials that gives useful guidance on the components in the preparation and production of a union catalogue of serials, the administrative machinery required to bring each project to fruition, and the interface with other serials control systems and other information networks.