ERIC Number: ED227872
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1982-Aug
Reference Count: N/A
Serial Publications Section. Collections and Services Division. Papers.
International Federation of Library Associations, The Hague (Netherlands).
Papers on the acquisition and cataloging of serials presented at the 1982 International Federation of Library Associations (IFLA) conference include: (1) "CONSER (CONversion of SERials): What It Is and How It Works," a description by Barrie A. F. Burns (Canada) of a North American cooperative serials cataloging project and its origins, management, standards, organization, participants, activities, input conventions, achievements, products, and problems; (2) "ISDS (International Serials Data System): World-wide Serials Control," a discussion by J. Szilvassy of the birth, objectives, and present and future role of ISDS--a machine-readable registry of international data on serials--and the theoretical and organizational aspects involved in the development of an international databank; (3) "NOSP (Nordisk Samkatalog over Periodica)," a description by Annika Salomonsen of the development of a joint Scandinavian union catalog of foreign serials in Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway, and Sweden; and (4) "The Work of a Periodicals Agent," a discussion by John Merriman of methods of serial acquisition, reasons for using an agent, subscription agency services and pricing policies, and the automation of serials processing and publishing. (ESR)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Speeches/Meeting Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: International Federation of Library Associations, The Hague (Netherlands).
Identifiers - Location: North America