ERIC Number: EJ216496
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1980-Jan
The Cybernetics of Bibliographic Control: Toward a Theory of Document Retrieval Systems.
Wellisch, Hans H.
Journal of the American Society for Information Science, v31 n1 p41-50 Jan 1980
Explores the concept of cataloging, analyzes its functions and operations, and holds that as a control system bibliographic organization is subject to the laws of cybernetics. The role of relevance and the limitations of some regulatory devices are examined. (FM)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A