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Trends in cataloguing – IME/ICC principles, FRBR, FRAD, RDA, Bibliographic relationships, Web-OPAC

RESOURCE DESCRIPTION AND ACCESS (RDA) RDA stands for “Resource Description and Access” and is the title of the standard, which is the successor to AACR2. Resource Description and Access (RDA) is a standard for descriptive cataloging providing instructions and guidelines… Read More

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Union Catalogue – layout, compilation, available services;

A union catalog is a combined library catalog describing the collections of a number of libraries. Union catalogs have been created in a range of media, including book format, microform, cards and more recently, networked electronic databases. Print union catalogs are typically arranged by title, author or subject (often employing a controlled… Read More

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Union cataloguing activities – WorldCat of OCLC, RLIN, RedLightGreen, Union catalogues of INFLIBNET, DELNET etc;

OCLC FirstSearch and WorldCat Discovery KYVL’s FirstSearch/WorldCat Discovery subscription provides staff and users of Kentucky libraries unlimited searching of WorldCat through FirstSearch and WorldCat Discovery, access to Kentucky libraries’ holdings on, and inclusion of Kentucky libraries’ WorldCat holdings on search… Read More

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