ERIC Number: ED239632
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1983-Aug
Reference Count: N/A
Serials Publications Section. Collections and Services Division. Papers.
International Federation of Library Associations, The Hague (Netherlands).
Papers on serials and their bibliographic control, which were presented at the 1983 International Federation of Library Associations (IFLA) conference, include: (1) "ISDS [International Serials Data System] and the National Bibliography," in which Ross Bourne (United Kingdom) describes ISDS development, the distinctive features of serials in bibliographic terms, and the differences between ISDS records and those created under the auspices of the International Standard Book Description for Serial Publications; (2) "Automated Serials Check-in System in the European University Institute of Florence," in which Brigitte Graffin and Corrado Pettenati (Italy) describe ordering, check-in, claiming, and other operations in this institute's automated serials control system; (3) "A Methodology for the Evaluation of Serials Control Systems," an outline by J. E. Rush and R. S. Tannehill of an eight-phase methodology for evaluating serials control systems, particularly online systems, as part of formal and informal procurement processes; and (4) "Etude sur le Traitement des Publications en Serie par les Centres ISDS et les Agences Bibliographiques Nationales" (Study on the Processing of Serial Publications by the ISDS Centers and National Library Agencies), a summary (in French) by Christine Girard (France) of a publication which describes a 3-year study of the relationship between ISDS centers and national libraries in the serial cataloging process, based on findings from a questionnaire sent to institutions in 47 countries. (ESR)
Publication Type: Opinion Papers; Reports - General; Speeches/Meeting Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: International Federation of Library Associations, The Hague (Netherlands).
Identifiers - Location: Italy