Cataloging and classification : an introduction / Lois Mai Chan and Athena Salaba.

The fourth edition of the late Lois Mai Chan's classic Cataloging and Classification covers the analysis and representation of methods used in describing, organizing, and providing access to resources made available in or through libraries. Completely updated to incorporate the changes that hav...

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Main Authors: Chan, Lois Mai (Author), Salaba, Athena (Author)
Format: eBook
Published: Lanham : Rowman & Littlefield, [2016]
Edition:Fourth edition.
Table of Contents:
  • Information resource management : description, access, organization
  • Foundations, principles, conceptual models, and standards of resource description
  • Records and encoding schemas
  • Metadata schemas
  • RDA and its foundations
  • RDA : identifying manifestations and items
  • RDA : identifying works and expressions
  • RDA : identifying persons, families, and corporate bodies
  • RDA : recording relationships
  • Principles of controlled vocabularies and subject analysis
  • Library of Congress subject headings
  • FAST (Faceted Application of Subject Terminology)
  • Sears list of subject headings
  • Medical subject headings
  • Classification and categorization
  • Dewey decimal classification
  • Library of Congress classification
  • National Library of Medicine classification and other modern classification schemes.