Cataloging and Indexing: Challenges and Solutions by Joyce McIntosh

By Joyce McIntosh

Libraries have constructed subtle methods of categorizing details in order that library clients can so much successfully locate the fabrics they want. This ebook covers a variety of very important matters within the box, together with archival discovering aids, se's, the foremost indexing and abstracting databases, topic courses, vendor-supplied cataloging documents, metadata, and masses extra. Readers achieve an appreciation of the significance of the position of cataloging and indexing of library materials.

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The WilsonWeb databases impose authority control by altering author names, but this practice causes the index entries to fail to match the name on the article. Maintaining an authority file to manage name variations, such as the MathSciNet approach, is an effective service for the searcher but is not likely to scale well for larger databases. Alternative solutions must be implemented to assure access, retrieval, and proper crediting of authors’ works. Without control or linkage to name variations, searchers may retrieve incomplete or inaccurate results.

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This guidance called for the submittal of lists of ALL cited references to the Las Vega TIC, stating that these lists should include such bibliographic information as reference title, authority name, publication date, publisher, revision or edition designator, and Library of Congress (LC), International Standard Book Number (ISBN), or other identification number (for copyrighted or other public domain documents). The requirement that all cited materials be acquired and accessioned before a technical report could be published was also removed with implementation of this ICN.

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