A Manual of Cataloguing Practice - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780080166971, 9781483157313

A Manual of Cataloguing Practice

1st Edition

International Series of Monographs In library and Information Science

Authors: K. G. B. Bakewell
Editors: G. Chandler
eBook ISBN: 9781483157313
Imprint: Pergamon
Published Date: 1st January 1972
Page Count: 312
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Description

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.

Table of Contents


List of Illustrations

Abbreviations Used in the Text

Preface and Acknowledgments

1. The Nature and Purpose of Catalogs

2. History of Cataloging and Catalogs

3. The Major Cataloging Codes: Their Development and Application

4. Some Special Problems of the Author/Title Catalog

5. The Subject Catalog

6. The Name Catalog

7. Cataloging of Special Materials

8. Analytical Cataloging

9. Notes and Annotation

10. Physical Forms of Catalog

11. Filing and Arrangement of Catalog Entries

12. Guiding

13. Centralized and Co-operative Cataloging

14. The Organization of Cataloging

15. The Relation of Cataloging to Modern Methods of Information Retrieval

16. The Future of Cataloging

References

Postscript

Index

Details

No. of pages:
312
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Pergamon 1972
Published:
Imprint:
Pergamon
eBook ISBN:
9781483157313

About the Author

K. G. B. Bakewell

About the Editor

G. Chandler

Affiliations and Expertise

Canberra, Australia