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ERIC Number: EJ448914
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1992
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ISSN: ISSN-0024-2527
The Narrow, Rugged, Uninteresting Path Finally Becomes Interesting: A Review of Work in Descriptive Cataloging in 1991 with Trail Marks for Further Research.
Carpenter, Michael
Library Resources and Technical Services, v36 n3 p291-315 Jul 1992
Review of the 1991 literature on descriptive cataloging discusses objectives and foundations of cataloging; cataloging simplification; three levels of standards for record content; cataloging techniques, including authority work, provision of main entry, transliteration, formation of name headings, and automation; procedures related to record display, cooperative cataloging, retrospective conversion, and management; and the history of cataloging. (192 references) (MES)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Information Analyses
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Language: English
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