ERIC Number: ED356780
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1992-Sep
Reference Count: N/A
IFLA General Conference, 1992. Division of Bibliographic Control: Section on Classification and Indexing; Section on Cataloguing. Papers.
International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions, London (England).
Five papers from the sessions of the International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions 1992 conference on classification, indexing, and cataloging are presented. Three papers deal with knowledge classification as it relates to database design, as it is practiced in India, and in a worldwide context. The remaining two papers focus on training catalogers and educating users. The following papers are included: (1) "Application of S. R. Ranganathan's Postulates and Principals of the General Theory of Knowledge Classification to Database Design and Information Retrieval" (A. Neelameghan); (2) "Classification and Indexing in India: A State-of-the-Art" (M. P. Satija); (3) "Guidelines for Subject Authority and Reference Entries (GSARE): A First Step to a Worldwide Accepted Standard" (Werner Stephan); (4) "Training Non-Cataloguers about Cataloguing" (Barbara J. Ford); and (5) "Educating Users about Catalogues and Cataloguing: The Impossible Dream" (Sharon A. Hogan). References follow most papers. (SLD)
Descriptors: Cataloging, Classification, Conference Papers, Database Design, Databases, Foreign Countries, Guidelines, Indexing, Information Retrieval, International Organizations, International Studies, Library Associations, Library Catalogs, Library Education, Library Instruction, Standard Setting, Standards, Training, Users (Information)
Publication Type: Speeches/Meeting Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions, London (England).
Identifiers - Location: India