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  • Works as Entities for Information Retrievalby Richard Smiraglia

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 58.95

    In this book, librarians and scholars from around the world come together to address the issue of focusing on known-item identification and retrieval vs. collocation and retrieval of works in the construction of catalogs. Works as Entities for Information Retrieval examines domain-specific research about works and the problems inherent in their representation... more...

  • Metadataby Richard Smiraglia

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 45.95

    Metadata: A Cataloger's Primer provides catalog librarians and students with a comprehensive instructional resource on the ongoing convergence of cataloging and metadata. Equally valuable in the classroom and as a professional reference tool, this unique book serves as an introduction to the concepts of metadata within bibliographic contexts, demonstrating... more...

  • Describing Archival Materialsby Richard Smiraglia

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 130.00

    The focus of this informative volume is the use of standards for the description of archival collections. Archivists will especially find useful the information on automation with MARC-AMC format. The book will also prove useful to librarians and educators in archival administration, bibliographic control, or cataloging collections of library materials. more...

  • Shelflisting Musicby Richard P. Smiraglia

    Scarecrow Press 2007; US$ 15.99

    This is a guide to assigning shelflist numbers to music materials, to be used in conjunction with the Library of Congress 'M' classification. more...

  • The Nature of 'A Work'by Richard P. Smiraglia

    Scarecrow Press 2001; US$ 69.99

    Living legend Smiraglia has written the first book devoted exclusively to exploring the concept that is commonly referred to as a bibliographic 'Work.' In bringing together material from both inside and outside the discipline of information studies, he traces the continuing development of catalogs, search engines, and other kinds of information retrieval... more...

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