ERIC Number: ED441514
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1999-Aug
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Section on Cataloguing: Report of the Activities, 1998/1999.
This paper reports on the activities of the International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions (IFLA) Section on Cataloguing for 1998-99. The first part of the report introduces the aims of the Section. Membership, the standing committee, and officers are detailed in the second part. The third part provides information on the following major projects of the Section: (1) a study on functional requirements for bibliographic records; (2) revision of the 1978 edition of a list of anonymous classics; (3) the International Conference on National Bibliographic Services; (4) a working group on the form and structure of corporate headings; (5) GARE (Guidelines for Authority and Reference Entries); (6) guidelines for OPAC (Online Public Access Catalog) displays; (7) ISBD (International Standard Book Description) revision; (8) a working group on metadata; and (9) the MLAR (Minimal Level Authority Records) project. Section publications are covered in the fourth part. The last part describes the Section's conference programs, including topics, speakers, and availability of texts. (MES)
Descriptors: Bibliographic Records, International Organizations, International Programs, Library Associations
For full text: http://www.ifla.org/IV/ifla65/papers/092-80e.htm.
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Speeches/Meeting Papers
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