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Cataloguing Without Tears

byJane Read

Paperback | November 1, 2003

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This book is an introduction, 'handy' and authoritative guide to the principles of cataloguing for librarians, information scientists and information managers. It is intended to be used in conjunction with an internationally recognised standard to show how, firstly, cataloguing underpins all the other activities of an information service and, secondly, how to apply best practice in a variety of different situations.
  • Relates theory to practice, which is not the case with many other books on the topic
  • Includes guidance on subject cataloguing as well as descriptive cataloguing
  • Written in an easy-to-read style Covers the use of ISBD and Dublin Core in descriptive cataloguing, rather than being tied exclusively to using AACR
Jane Read has over 13 years experience in academic libraries. She currently works as cataloguing officer at The Higher Education Academy.
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Title:Cataloguing Without TearsFormat:PaperbackDimensions:260 pages, 9.21 × 6.14 × 0.55 inPublished:November 1, 2003Publisher:Chandos Publishing (Oxford) Ltd.Language:English

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ISBN - 10:1843340437

ISBN - 13:9781843340430

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Table of Contents

PART 1 THE BIG PICTURE: Why bother to catalogue?; What to catalogue?; Who should catalogue?; How to catalogue … and not reinvent the wheel

PART 2 THE NITTY-GRITTY: Is it a book, is it a journal …?; What’s a strange attractor? Cataloguing subjects you know nothing about; Ici on ne lit pas le français: unknown languages and how to deal with them; Special cases

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I would recommend this book to any library school student, future cataloger or not, who wishes to be well-rounded., TechKnow