ERIC Number: ED239628
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1983-Aug
Reference Count: 0
Classification and Subject Cataloguing Section. Bibliographic Control Division. Papers.
International Federation of Library Associations, The Hague (Netherlands).
Papers on classification and subject cataloging which were presented at the 1983 International Federation of Library Associations (IFLA) conference include: (1) "PRECIS: Basic Principles, Function, and Use," in which Derek Austin (United Kingdom) describes the automated subject indexing system developed for use in the "British National Bibliography"; (2) "The PRECIS Project of the Deutsche Bibliothek [at] Frankfurt am Main," in which Bernd Maassen (West Germany) outlines project background and activities as well as criticisms of PRECIS; (3) "Computer-Aided Subject Cataloguing at the Deutsche Bibliothek in Frankfurt am Main," a review by Barbara Kelm (West Germany) of indexing principles, computer-generated indexing aids, central information services of the Deutsche Bibliothek, and possibilities for cooperative subject cataloging; (4) "Waiting for Technology: An Overview of Bibliographic Services in the Third World," in which Dorothy Anderson discusses the introduction of information technology and library development in the Third World; (5) "Problems in the Cataloguing of the Products of Rapidly Changing Technologies: With Special Reference to Machine-Readable Files" by Lenore Coral (United States), which discusses different methods for cataloging machine readable databases; and (6) "International Bibliographic Filing Principles and Rules" by Ernst Kohl (West Germany), which describes standardization of bibliographic filing rules and the development of International Standard ISO 7154. (ESR)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Speeches/Meeting Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: International Federation of Library Associations, The Hague (Netherlands).
Identifiers: Information Technology; PRECIS; United Kingdom; West Germany
Note: Papers presented at the Annual Conference of the International Federation of Library Associations (49th, Munich, West Germany, August 21-27, 1983). For other papers presented at this conference, see IR 050 592-601.