Sunday, June 26, 2016
Resource Access : Glossary of Library & Information Science
Resource Description : Glossary of Library & Information Science
A new entry in the Glossary of Library & Information Science of Librarianship Studies & Information Technology blog provides an exhaustive description of Resource Description.
RESOURCE DESCRIPTION ➨ Resource Description is a set of data recording and identifying an entity. It is the process or the product of creating a bibliographic or metadata record (a surrogate) or a brief representation containing essential attributes describing an information resource ... ... ...
Read now complete article: https://librarianshipstudies.blogspot.com/2016/06/resource-description-glossary-of-library.html
Saturday, June 25, 2016
Resource : Glossary of Library & Information Science
A new entry in the Glossary of Library & Information Science of Librarianship Studies & Information Technology blog provides an exhaustive description of a Resource.
RESOURCE ➨ A work, expression, manifestation or item. The term includes not only an individual entity but also aggregates and components of such entities (e.g., three sheet maps, a single slide issued as part of a set of twenty, an article in an issue of a scholarly journal). It may refer to a tangible entity (e.g., a book, a DVD, an audiocassette, serials, sound recordings, moving images, cartographic materials, pamphlets, reports, newspapers, music scores, microfilm, microfiche etc. that are owned by a library) or an intangible entity (e.g., a website, blog, computer files, e-resources). ... ... ...
Read now complete article: https://librarianshipstudies.blogspot.com/2016/06/resource-glossary-of-library.html
Authority Control : Glossary of Library & Information Science
A new article in the Librarianship Studies & Information Technology blog provides an exhaustive description of Authority Control
Subject Cataloging : Glossary of Library & Information Science
A new article in the Librarianship Studies & Information Technology blog provides an exhaustive description of Subject Cataloging
Descriptive Cataloging : Glossary of Library & Information Science
A new article in the Librarianship Studies & Information Technology blog provides an exhaustive description of Descriptive Cataloging
Tuesday, June 07, 2016
Best Library and Information Science Blogs Worth Reading and Top Librarian Cataloger Bloggers to Follow in 2016
BLOGS AND WEBSITES ON LIBRARY AND INFORMATION SCIENCE BY SALMAN HAIDER
- RDA Blog on Resource Description & Access (RDA)
- Librarianship Studies & Information Technology
- RDA Bibliography (Articles, Books, Presentations, Thesis, Videos)
- RDA Cataloging (Special Topics & Materials)
- Information Access Through The Subject
- Cataloging Metadata
- Salman Haider (Personal Blog of a Librarian)
- Fundraising for Library & Information Science Research
- Personal Websites on Weebly, Wix, and Google Sites
Following is brief description and scope of each of these blogs. If this is your first visit here, I would recommend that you read here the introduction to Blogs on Library and Information Science to know briefly about them. Then you can visit of each of these blogs for a detailed description and all that these blogs has to offer.
- RDA Blog: RDA Blog is a blog on Resource Description and Access (RDA), a new library cataloging standard that provides instructions and guidelines on formulating data for resource description and discovery, organized based on the Functional Requirements for Bibliographic Records (FRBR), intended for use by libraries and other cultural organizations replacing Anglo-American Cataloging Rules (AACR2). This blog lists description and links to resources on Resource Description & Access (RDA). It is an attempt to bring together at one place all the useful and important information, rules, references, news, and links on Resource Description and Access, FRBR, FRAD, FRSAD, MARC standards, AACR2, BIBFRAME, and other items related to current developments and trends in library cataloging practice.
- RDA Blog History: RDA Blog is the first and oldest blog exclusively devoted to Resource Description and Access (RDA). RDA Blog was created by Salman Haider, a Cataloging & Metadata Librarian Blogger & Online Social Media Expert from India. RDA Blog embarked on its journey to provide useful information about Resource Description and Access (RDA) in August 2011. It received good response from librarians, catalogers, and library professionals from all around the world. It is interesting to note that the first hundred thousand pageviews to RDA Blog came in 3 years, but it took just 8 months to reach another hundred thousand pageviews. At present it is viewed at a rate of fifteen to twenty thousand times per month. RDA Blog is widely followed in social media.
- Follow RDA Blog in Social Media: Google+ | Facebook | Google+ Community | Twitter | YouTube | SlideShare | Tumblr | WordPress | Flipboard | Pinterest | LinkedIn
- RDA Blog also made it to the list of useful resources of following:
- Universities / Colleges / Library Science & I-Schools / Libraries:
- Yale University Library (New Haven, CT, United States)
- Rider University (New Jersey, United States)
- National Central Library (Taiwan)
- University of Central Missouri, (Warrensburg, MO,United States)
- RMIT University Library (Australia)
- The City University of New York, CUNY Technical Services Wiki (New York, United States)
- Jackson State Community College (Jackson, United States)
- The University of British Columbia (Canada), School of Library, Archival, and Information Studies (iSchool@UBC), HLWIKI
- University of Saskatchewan (Canada)
- Information Organization, LIS 5703 (Florida State University School of Information)
- Tennessee State Library and Archives (Tennessee, United States)
- Associations / Networks / Special Interest Groups:
- American Library Association (ALA) (Newsletter, July 31, 2013)
- American Library Association (ALA) (Newsletter, May 21, 2014)
- Ohionet (Ohio, United States)
- CatSIG, Cataloging Special Interest Group
- Books / Articles / Presentations / Videos:
- The RDA Workbook (Book)
- Technical Services Quarterly, Taylor & Francis (Article)
- Websites on Libraries & Librarianship:
- The Library Herald
- RDA Turkiye
- Project Gutenberg Self-Publishing Press
- Libraries on Scoop.it
- Cataloguers Wikispaces
- AKI (Sttuttgart, Germany)
- Internet / Web Archives & Directories:
- Alexa (an Amazon Company)
- Archive Today
- Internet Archive Wayback Machine
- Marcus P. Zillman
- Fabricio Assumpcao
- Lancaster Y Yo
- Library Professionals
- Planet Cataloging
- SF Bay Area Cataloger
- LIS Trends
- Library Transformation
- Research Resources
- Mailing Lists / Forums / Groups:
- PCC LIST
- MARC LIST
- And many other online mailing lists, groups, forums, and communities.
- For complete revised and updated list see: RDA Blog Testimonials>>
- Librarianship Studies & Information Technology : Learn librarianship and information technology with Librarianship Studies & Information Technology (LS & IT) Blog, a blog on studies, research, techniques, technology, best practices, and the latest news on librarianship, library and information science, and information technology. Whether you are studying, doing research, or a working professional, this is the place for you... For Librarians, i-School Master of Library and Information Science (MLIS) & Ph.D. Students & Researchers and IT Professionals. Librarianship Studies & Information Technology Blog will be more focused on Information Access Through The Subject with special reference to the techniques of Library of Congress Classification (LCC) and Library of Congress Subject Headings (LCSH) by use of Classification & Shelflisting Manual (CSM), Subject Headings Manual (SHM), and Classification Web tool of Library of Congress. Librarianship Studies Blog will also highlight the history, development, and techniques of providing classification number using Dewey Decimal Classification (DDC). Librarianship Studies & Information Technology (LS & IT) Blog is envisioned as an Encyclopedia, Wikipedia, and Khan Academy of Library and Information Science; an authoritative source for consultation and reference for any library or information profession related issue and a treasure hub of knowledge on Library and Information Science. Follow Librarianship Studies & Information Technology in Social Media blog to be updated with new items and to start/comment on the discussions in the Google+ Community Librarianship Studies & Information Technology and Facebook Group Librarianship Studies & Information Technology.
- Follow Librarianship Studies Blog in Social Media: Google+ | Facebook | Google+ Community | Facebook Group | Twitter | YouTube | SlideShare | Flipboard | Pinterest | LinkedIn
- RDA Bibliography : RDA Bibliography is a partner-blog of RDA Blog. It provides an alternative interface to the posts of RDA Blog in the Category : Articles Books Presentations Etc. on Resource Description & Access. RDA Blog provides all the posts on articles, books, presentations, and videos in one single Category : Articles Books Presentations Etc. Here in RDA Bibliography, these posts are given different categories, so that if you want to see only articles on RDA, you can go to Category : Articles or if you want to see only books on RDA, you can go to Category : Books. Additionally, you can browse through tags given in the left frame to refine your search further. The Bibliography Page provides a spreadsheet view of documents with proper bibliographic details and a link to RDA Blog post, which then redirects to the primary sources published on Resource Description and Access (RDA) and other related topics, like AACR2, FRBR, FRAD, FRSAD, MARC 21, library cataloging, BIBFRAME, Linked Data, and so on... RDA Bibliography aims to become the single largest bibliography of materials on RDA and cataloging and other related topics.
- RDA Cataloging : RDA Cataloging is a sub-blog of RDA Blog. It provides an alternative interface to the posts of RDA Blog in the Category : Special Topic & Materials on Resource Description & Access. On RDA Blog categories are limited, so here you can refine your search further through Tags provided in each blog post and also as a Tag cloud in the left frame. For example, for the treatment of illustrations in RDA, you can check posts in the tag illustrations, for the treatment of copy cataloging you can check the tag copy cataloging.
- Cataloging Metadata lists description and links to Cataloging & Metadata resources. It is an attempt to bring together at one place all the useful and important references and links on Cataloging & Metadata from where users can go to desired information.
- Information Access Through The Subject : An Annotated Bibliography / by Salman Haider. - Online : OpenThesis, 2002. (408 pages ; 23 cm.) Annotated bibliography titled Information Access Through The Subject covering Subject Indexing, Subject Cataloging, Classification, Artificial Intelligence, Expert Systems, and Subject Approaches in Bibliographic and Non-Bibliographic Databases etc. A complete table of contents is provided below.
- Salman Haider (Personal blog of Salman Haider) : This blog serves as a place about career highlights and writings in Library and Information Science of Salman Haider, award-winning Cataloging & Metadata Librarian, Blogger, and Online Social Media Expert, and includes articles on Librarians Personality Development.
- Fundraising for Library & Information Science Research : We welcome organizations and businesses who would like to sponsor Blogs and Websites on Library and Information Science by Salman Haider. In return, we will provide you opportunities to advertise on these blogs to promote your business, product, service, or event to thousands of library and information professionals and supporters. Bring your company to the attention of the international library community! Becoming a sponsor represents an extraordinary opportunity to complement your company’s marketing plan.
- Personal Websites on Weebly, Wix, and Google Sites:
Other Blogs by Salman Haider:
- Hindi Language and Literature: This website is created for collection development and reference service of Hindi language materials in universities and educational institutions running Hindi language and literature degree programs. It lists description and links to resources for Hindi language and literature. It is an attempt to bring together at one place all the useful and important references and links on Hindi language and literature from where users can go to desired information. This reference portal will be useful for students, researchers, librarians, and all the lovers of Hindi language and literature. This reference portal has been viewed more than fifty-thousand times so far all around the world.