Organization, Representation and Description through the by Caroline Fuchs,Christine M. Angel

By Caroline Fuchs,Christine M. Angel

Cataloging criteria practiced in the conventional library, archive and museum environments should not interoperable for the retrieval of items in the shared on-line setting. inside of today’s details environments, library, archive and museum execs have gotten acutely aware that each one info gadgets might be associated jointly. during this approach, info execs find a way to collaborate and proportion facts including the shard on-line cataloging surroundings, the outcome being superior retrieval effectiveness. however the edition has been sluggish: Libraries, data and museums are nonetheless working inside their very own community-specific cataloging practices.

This e-book offers a historic point of view of the evolution of linking units in the library, archive, and museums environments, and captures present cataloging practices in those fields. It bargains feedback for relocating past community-specific cataloging ideas and hence has the possibility of changing into a springboard for additional dialog and the sharing of principles.

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