Cataloguing and classification

Catalogue 2.0   Catalogue 2.0
The future of the library catalogue

Edited by Sally Chambers

Will there be a library catalogue in the future and, if so, what will it look like? In the last 25 years, the library catalogue has undergone an evolution, from card catalogues to OPACs, discovery systems . . .

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Cataloguing and Decision-Making in a Hybrid Environment   Cataloguing and Decision-Making in a Hybrid Environment
The transition from AACR2 to RDA

Anne Welsh

As the transition to RDA changes the international cataloguing landscape, readers need practical guidance to operate successfully in a world of hybrid catalogues, where records created under different . . .

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Essential Cataloguing   Essential Cataloguing
The basics

J. H. Bowman

Mystified by main entry? Confused by corporate bodies? Can't tell a description from an access point? Then this is the book for you. Cataloguing is important, despite what some people may tell you. . . .

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Essential Classification   Essential Classification
Vanda Broughton

Classification is an essential skill for all information workers but a difficult concept to grasp - and it's even more difficult to put that theory into practice. This practical guide shows the reader . . .

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Essential Classification, 2nd edition   Essential Classification, 2nd edition
Vanda Broughton

Classification is a crucial skill for all information workers involved in organizing collections. This new edition offers fully revised and updated guidance on how to go about classifying a document from . . .

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Essential Dewey   Essential Dewey
J. H. Bowman

In this book, John Bowman helps novice and out-of-practice classifiers to understand how to use Dewey to classify works. He outlines the content of the scheme and its structure and then, through worked . . .

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Essential Library of Congress Subject Headings   Essential Library of Congress Subject Headings
Vanda Broughton

Library of Congress Subject Headings (LCSH) are increasingly seen as 'the' English language controlled vocabulary, despite their lack of a theoretical foundation, and their evident US bias. In . . .

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Essential Thesaurus Construction   Essential Thesaurus Construction
Vanda Broughton

Many information professionals working in small units today fail to find the published tools for subject based organization that are appropriate to their local needs, whether they are archivists, special . . .

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Exploring Discovery   Exploring Discovery
The front door to your library’s licensed and digitized content

Edited by Kenneth J Varnum

In the context of libraries, “discovery” is the process of finding appropriate resources to meet an information need.  We are in a new age of discovery where technology has enabled today’s . . .

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Facet Analysis   Facet Analysis
Vanda Broughton

Facet analysis is an important theory in the fields of knowledge organization and information retrieval. It has been stated that ‘it has dominated what has been termed “modern classification . . .

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Introducing RDA   Introducing RDA
A guide to the basics

Chris Oliver

The release of Resource Description and Access is not the release of a revised standard; it represents a total shift in the understanding of the whole cataloguing process. This shift from the Anglo-American . . .

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Linked Data for Cultural Heritage   Linked Data for Cultural Heritage
Edited by Ed Jones and Michele Seikel

This book gathers a stellar list of contributors to help readers understand linked data concepts by examining practice and projects based in libraries, archives, and museums. Linked open data remains . . .

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Managing Metadata in Web-scale Discovery Systems   Managing Metadata in Web-scale Discovery Systems
Edited by Louise F Spiteri

This book shows you how to harness the power of linked data and web-scale discovery systems to manage and link widely varied content across your library collection. Libraries are increasingly using . . .

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Maxwell's Handbook for RDA   Maxwell's Handbook for RDA
Explaining and illustrating RDA: Resource Description and Access using MARC21

Robert L. Maxwell

Designed to interpret and explain RDA: Resource Description and Access, this handbook illustrates and applies the new cataloguing rules in the MARC21 environment for every type of information format.    In . . .

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Metadata for Information Management and Retrieval, 2nd edition   Metadata for Information Management and Retrieval, 2nd edition
Understanding metadata and its use

David Haynes

This new and updated second edition of a classic text provides a thought-provoking introduction to metadata for all library and information students and professionals. Metadata for Information Management . . .

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Metadata, 2nd edition   Metadata, 2nd edition
Marcia Lei Zeng and Jian Qin

Metadata remains the solution for describing the explosively growing, complex world of digital information, and continues to be of paramount importance for information professionals. Providing a solid . . .

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Organizing Information   Organizing Information
From the shelf to the web

G. G. Chowdhury and Sudatta Chowdhury

Tomorrow's LIS professionals will have to be conversant with all the tools and techniques for organizing information in different domains - from the library's shelves to the web and digital libraries. . . .

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Practical Cataloguing   Practical Cataloguing
AACR, RDA and MARC21

Anne Welsh and Sue Batley

This essential new textbook provides cataloguers with the skills needed for transition to Resource Description and Access (RDA).     The book builds on John Bowman’s highly regarded . . .

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Practical Ontologies for Information Professionals   Practical Ontologies for Information Professionals
David Stuart

Practical Ontologies for Information Professionals provides an accessible introduction and exploration of ontologies and demonstrates their value to information professionals. More data and information . . .

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RDA and Cartographic Resources   RDA and Cartographic Resources
Paige G. Andrew, Susan M Moore and Mary Lynette Larsgaard

In order to ease through the RDA: Resource Description and Access transition, specialist cataloguers need information on managing the materials in their areas of responsibility. RDA and Cartographic Resources . . .

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RDA and Serials Cataloguing   RDA and Serials Cataloguing
Ed Jones

In this manual, expert cataloguer Ed Jones shows you how to catalogue serials using the new cataloguing standard, RDA: Resource Description and Access.  Serials and continuing resources present . . .

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RDA Essentials   RDA Essentials
Thomas Brenndorfer

This concise guide to cataloguing with RDA: Resource Description and Access is essential for those seeking a simplified path to creating basic RDA records. In this quick reference source, author Thomas . . .

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RDA: Resource Description and Access Print   RDA: Resource Description and Access Print
2015 Revision


Designed for the digital world and an expanding universe of metadata users, RDA: Resource Description and Access is the new, unified cataloguing standard.  Benefits of RDA include: A structure . . .

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RDA: Strategies for Implementation   RDA: Strategies for Implementation
Magda El-Sherbini

In this important book El-Sherbini tackles key questions about how the new cataloguing standard will be implemented by cataloguing professionals, offering an orientation in the conceptual background and . . .

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RDA: Strategies for Implementation, 2nd edition   RDA: Strategies for Implementation, 2nd edition
Magda El-Sherbini

El-Sherbini’s guide, which won the 2014 ALCTS Outstanding Publication Award, has been completely updated to reflect the maturing landscape of RDA. Starting with a comparison of . . .

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The Facet RDA Collection   The Facet RDA Collection

This Collection contains the following books:   RDA Essentials by Thomas Brenndorfer Maxwell’s Handbook for RDA: Explaining and illustrating RDA: Resource Description . . .

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