ERIC Number: ED355933
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1991-Mar
Teaching Package on Standardisation in Information Handling.
United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization, Paris (France). General Information Programme.
One of the objectives of the United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) is to promote standardization in the field of information handling, both in development of guidelines and standards and in the use and application of existing norms and standards. This teaching package on the standardization of information handling processes and procedures is intended for schools of library and information science and as the basis of seminars on the subject. The package consists of the following nine teaching modules and a general introduction: (1) introduction to standardization in information handling; (2) international standardization bodies concerned with information handling; (3) computer hardware; (4) computer software; (5) compatibility in information systems; (6) compatibility in the preparation and presentation of standardized bibliographic records; (7) computer aspects of bibliographic records; (8) standardization in subject analysis; and (9) organizing national standardization in information handling. The introduction includes a list of acronyms, the addresses of the organizations, and a glossary. Overhead transparency masters are included. (Contains 132 references.) (SLD)
Descriptors: Bibliographic Records, Computer Software, Content Analysis, Curriculum Guides, Guidelines, Higher Education, Information Processing, Information Science Education, Information Systems, Information Technology, Instructional Materials, International Studies, Standard Setting, Standards, Teaching Guides
Division of the General Information Programme, UNESCO, 7 Place de Fontenoy, 75700 Paris, France (free).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Information Analyses
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Authoring Institution: United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization, Paris (France). General Information Programme.