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- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 45.95
Find out what makes metadata an exciting addition to resource description 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... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 58.95
Examine domain-specific research about works and the problems inherent in their storage and retrieval! This book addresses 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 reports significant research on the role... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95
Here is an informative new volume that celebrates the increasing use and influence of the MARC format for Archives and Manuscript Control (AMC). As the format and its companion, the online archival catalog, gain acceptance among archivists, several major issues evolve, including the adoption and adaptation of standards for archival control data and... more...
- Springer New York 2014; US$ 80.75
Cultural forces govern a synergistic relationship among information institutions that shapes their roles collectively and individually. Cultural synergy is the combination of perception- and behavior-shaping knowledge within, between, and among groups. Our hyperlinked era makes information-sharing among institutions critically important for scholarship... more...
- Springer International Publishing 2014; US$ 80.75
The Elements of Knowledge Organization is a unique and original work introducing the fundamental concepts related to the field of Knowledge Organization (KO). There is no other book like it currently available. The author begins the book with a comprehensive discussion of ?knowledge? and its associated theories. He then presents a thorough discussion... more...
- Elsevier Science 2015; US$ 78.95
Domain analysis is the process of studying the actions, knowledge production, knowledge dissemination, and knowledge-base of a community of commonality, such as an academic discipline or a professional community. The products of domain analysis range from controlled vocabularies and other knowledge organization systems, to scientific evidence about... more...
- Scarecrow Press 2001; US$ 79.99
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...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2016; US$ 54.99
Describing Music Materials, 4th edition is the latest update of a classic manual for resource description of music materials for library catalogs. Resource Description and Access (RDA) instructions for printed music, recorded music and music video are accompanied by advice, examples, illustrations and complete catalog records, including versions... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 170.00
Since 1998 when FRBR (Functional Requirements for Bibliographic Records) was first published by IFLA, the effort to develop and apply FRBR has been extended in many innovative and experimental directions. Papers in this volume explain and expand upon the extended family of FRBR models including Functional Requirements for Authority Data (FRAD), Functional... more...