UNIMARC & Friends: Charting the New Landscape of Library Standards: IFLA Series on Bibliography Control 30

  • Volume 30
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  • ISBN-10: 3598440340
  • ISBN-13: 9783598440342
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 133 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2007 | Published/Released March 2008
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2007

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With the expansion of the World Wide Web during the last decade, libraries and their standards face an ever-complex environment, with new types, genres and forms of information resources. Changing information network structures and the emergence of new retrieval methods all play their roles.

A three day conference was held in Lisbon, Portugal in March 2006, in order to review the current state of bibliographic standards and to discuss a number of questions in charting a future for their development.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Other Frontmatter.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
List of Contributors.
Welcome Address.
1: Cataloguing Standards: Challenges and Future Directions.
2: IFLA’s Evolving Programme to Produce and Promote the International Standard Bibliographic Descriptions: Past, Present, and Future.
3: The Future of Cataloguing Codes and Systems: IME ICC, FRBR, and RDA*.
4: Modelling Bibliographic Information: Purposes, Prospects, Potential.
5: Extending FRBR Concepts to Authority Data.
6: IFLA UBCM Working Group on FRANAR Recommendations for Potential Changes in the UNIMARC Authorities Format.
7: Marc Portability and Reuse in the Open Web Environment.
8: BiblioML and AuthoritiesML an XML Application for Bibliographic and Authority Data Records, Based on the UNIMARC Bibliographic and Authorities Formats.
9: Unimarc’s Embedded Fields and MarcXchange: Unexpected Scenarios.
10: Unimarc and XML.
11: A New OPAC for BNCF Using Open Source Software, XML and UNIMARC.
12: Round Table: Evolving Standards for Bibliographic Data Handling: The Ifla’s Role.
13: Evolving Standards: IFLA/ICABS and ISO/TC46.
14: ICABS – Umbrella for Multifaceted Activities in the Area of Bibliographic and Resource Control.
15: UNIMARC – Future Perspectives.
Other IFLA Source Material.