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A Manual of Cataloguing and Indexing

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ISBN 9781032133744
June 15, 2023 Forthcoming by Routledge
284 Pages

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Book Description

This book, first published in 1933, shows the more common difficulties in constructing library entries for author single-entries with references, and author-entries with added entries. These basic principles of cataloguing practice offer valuable advice to the cataloguer of books.

Table of Contents

Part 1. Author Single-Entry  1. Introductory: Qualifications and Essentials  2. Cataloguing Conventions  3. The Arrangement of Material  4. References  5. Anonymous and Pseudonymous Literature  6. Titles, Prefixes and Compound Names  7. The Series-Entry  8. Latin and Greek Authors  9. The Bible and Biblical Literature  10. Periodical Literature  Part 2. Subject-Entry  11. Standard Forms of Catalogues  12. Short Catalogue-Entries  13. Joint-Authors  14. Cataloguing Fiction  15. Names and Headings  16. Anonymous Works  17. Various Forms of Names  18. Series-Entries  19. Classical Authors, the Bible, Periodicals  20. Analytical Entries  21. Books with Lengthy and Obscure Titles  22. The Cataloguing of Music  23. Annotations, Catalogues for Children  24. Alphabetical Arrangement  Part 3. Book-Indexing  25. Book-Indexing

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J. Henry Quinn and H.W. Acomb