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National and International Bibliographic Databases
Trends and Prospects



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ISBN 9780866567497
Published November 30, 1988 by CRC Press
277 Pages

 
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The first comprehensive examination of bibliographic databases on a worldwide scale, this important new volume focuses on the development and future of, as well as the transitions within large scale national and international bibliographic databases. Professionals discuss the linking of national bibliographic databases. On a broader scale, several chapters examine different types of bibliographic databases outside of North America in their various stages of development. Experts address some of the important issues connecting the components of international bibliographic databases, including communication protocols between various bibliographic databases and authority control.

Table of Contents

ContentsINTRODUCTION

  • Organization and Use of Large-Scale Bibliographic Databases
  • GENERAL CONSIDERATIONS
  • National and International Implications of the Linked Systems Protocol for Online Bibliographic Systems
  • Authority Control and Linked Bibliographic Databases
  • CONSER: Revolution and Evolution
  • INTERNATIONAL INITIATIVES OF NORTH AMERICAN BIBLIOGRAPHIC DATABASES
  • OCLC?s International Initiatives and the Online Union Catalog
  • The RLIN Database: Current Status, Work in Progress, Future Developments
  • The Utlas Database: Design, Content, and Services
  • WLN?s Database: New Directions
  • The Development of CJK Bibliographic Databases in North America and East Asia
  • BIBLIOGRAPHIC DATABASES OUTSIDE OF THE UNITED STATES
  • Building a Latin American Bibliographic Database
  • Australia: The ABN, ANB, AUSMARC, and the National Library
  • The British National Bibliographic Service
  • DOBIS and the Canadian Union Catalogue
  • Building a Caribbean Bibliographic Database: A View From a Cataloguer?s Desk
  • Bibliographical Databases in German-Speaking Countries
  • Bibliographic Databases Produced in Italy
  • Norwegian Bibliographic Databases and the Problem of Duplicate Records
  • CATALOGING NEWS
  • List of Selected Acronyms

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Carpenter, Michael