Friday, February 19, 2016

Cataloging : Glossary of Library & Information Science

Glossary of Library & Information Science

Cataloging : Glossary of Library & Information Science

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Cataloging or Library Cataloging is the process of creating and maintaining bibliographic and authority records of the library catalog, the database of books, serials, sound recordings, moving images, cartographic materials, computer files, e-resources etc. that are owned by a library. The catalog may be in tangible form, such as a card catalog or in electronic form, such as online public access catalog (OPAC). Relative to the movement of materials within technical services, cataloging usually follows the receipt of ordered books in acquisitions. The process of cataloging involves three major activities, namely, Descriptive Cataloging, Subject Cataloging, and Authority Control. ... ... ... ... (This post is thoroughly revised with three times more added content)

Monday, February 15, 2016

Acquisitions : Glossary of Library & Information Science

Glossary of Library & Information Science

Acquisitions : Glossary of Library & Information Science

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Acquisitions or Library Acquisitions is the process of selecting and acquiring selected materials for library and information centers in all formats including digital items, and maintaining the necessary records related to acquisitions. First the selections of materials are done according to the collection development policy of the library. It involves pre-order bibliographic searching of the library catalog to avoid duplication of materials. Then the selected materials are acquired by ordering them for purchase, exchange, or gift. This is followed by receiving the materials, checking their quality, processing invoices, making payment to vendors or individuals, and maintaining the necessary records related to acquisitions ... ... ... ... (This post is thoroughly revised with three times more added content)

Sunday, February 14, 2016

Undifferentiated Personal Names in RDA Cataloging

Resource Description and Access (RDA)

Undifferentiated Personal Names in RDA Cataloging

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Undifferentiated Personal Names in Resource Description and Access (RDA) Cataloging Rules: guidelines, best practices, and examples

Contents:
  • What is a Name Authority Record for Person
  • What is an undifferentiated Name Authority Record
  • What is the latest best practice on undifferentiated Name Authority Record
  • Maintenance of existing undifferentiated records
  • Examples of maintenance of undifferentiated Name Authority Records
  • RDA attributes to create a unique authorized access point for the person being established
  • Questions and Answers
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Saturday, February 13, 2016

Place of Publication : Glossary of Library & Information Science

Glossary of Library & Information Science

Place of Publication : Glossary of Library & Information Science
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In a new entry in the Glossary of Library & Information Science in Librarianship Studies & Information Technology Blog, Salman Haider writes:  A place of publication is the place associated with the publication, release, or issuing of a resource or document... … … …

Name of Publisher : Glossary of Library & Information Science

Glossary of Library & Information Science

Name of Publisher : Glossary of Library & Information Science

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In a new entry in the Glossary of Library & Information Science in Librarianship Studies & Information Technology Blog, Salman Haider writes:  A name of publisher is  is the name of a person, family, or corporate body responsible for publishing, releasing, or issuing a document or resource... … … …

Sunday, February 07, 2016

Authority Record : Glossary of Library & Information Science

Glossary of Library & Information Science



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In a new entry in the Glossary of Library & Information Science in Librarianship Studies & Information Technology Blog, Salman Haider writes:  Authority Record is a record which gives the authoritative form (the form selected for a heading) of a personal name, corporate name, family name, place name, uniform or preferred title, series title, subject, etc. in the library catalog or the file of bibliographic records, and are listed in an authority file containing headings of library items. To ensure consistency, an authority record is created for each authorized heading (authorized access point) for a proper name or a subject, etc. An authority record is made when a heading is established, i.e., authorized for use as the main entry (preferred title and, if appropriate, the authorized access point for the creator), an added entry, or subject entry, for the first time, while cataloging of a library item. Authority record may be in a printed or machine-readable form. … … …


Friday, February 05, 2016

Date of Publication Distribution Copyright in RDA & MARC 21 Field 264 Examples


Date of Publication Distribution Copyright in RDA & MARC 21 Field 264 Examples

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New post on RDA Blog on Resource Description and Access (RDA) describes how-to give Date of Publication Distribution Copyright in RDA & MARC 21 Field 264 Examples

A date of publication is a date associated with the publication, release, or issuing of a resource.
The date of publication is the year in which the edition, revision, etc., described in the edition area was published. If there is no edition area, the date of the first publication of the edition to which the item belongs is considered the publication date. ... … … (Visit link mentioned above to read complete article)

Table of Contents:
  • Core Element
  • How Date of Publication is defined in RDA
  • Where the Rules are for Date of Publication in RDA
  • What are the Sources of Information for Date of Publication in RDA
  • How is Date of Publication Transcribed / Recorded in Resource Description and Access (RDA)
  • Dates of the Non-Gregorian or Julian Calendar; Dates in the Form of Chronogram
  • RDA Examples
  • What to do if the date on the resource is incorrect
  • Multipart Monographs, Serials, and Integrating Resources
  • Date of Publication not Identified in a Single-Part Resource
  • RDA Cataloging Examples of Dates
  • Supplying Dates (Date of Publication Not Identified in the Resource)
  • Importance of Supplying Probable Place and Date of Publication
  • Examples of Supplying Publication Data
  • Other RDA Examples of Dates
  • Date of Distribution
  • Where the Rules are for Date of Distribution in RDA
  • What are the Sources of Information for Date of Distribution in RDA
  • Recording Date of Distribution
  • Dates of the Non-Gregorian or Julian Calendar; Dates in the Form of Chronogram
  • Multipart Monographs, Serials, and Integrating Resources
  • Date of Distribution Not Identified in a Single-Part Resource
  • Copyright Date
  • Coreness for Copyright Date
  • Where the Rules are for Copyright Date in RDA
  • What are the Sources of Copyright Date in RDA
  • Recording Copyright Dates
  • Other RDA Blog posts on Publication, Distribution, and Copyright Date

Author: Salman Haider