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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 078902716X, Paperback)International authority control will soon be a reality. Examine the projects that are moving the information science professions in that direction today!
In Authority Control in Organizing and Accessing Information: Definition and International Experience, international experts examine the state of the art and explore new theoretical perspectives. This essential resource, which has its origins in the International Conference on Authority Control (Italy, 2003), addresses standards, exchange formats, and metadatawith sections on authority control for names, works, and subjects. Twenty fascinating case examples show how authority control is practiced at institutions in various nations around the world.
Authority Control in Organizing and Accessing Information provides an essential definition of authority control and then begins its sharply focused examinations of essential aspects of authority control with a section entitled State of the Art and New Theoretical Perspectives. Here you’ll find chapters focusing on:
the current state of the artwith suggestions for future developments
the importance (and current lack) of teaching authority control as part of a library/information science curriculum
the guidelines and methodology used in the creation of Italy’s SBN Authority FileNext, Standards, Exchange Formats, and Metadata covers: Italy’s Bibliografia Nazionale Italiana UNIMARC database, which was created using authority control principles
the past and present activities of the International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions (IFLA), and an examination of IFLA’s Working Group on Functional Requirements and Numbering of Authority Records (FRANAR)
metadata standards as a means for accomplishing authority control in digital libraries
traditional international library standards for bibliographic and authority control
the evolution and current status of authority control tools for art and material culture information
the UNIMARC authorities formatwhat it is and how to work with itAuthority Control for Names and Works brings you useful, current information on: changes and new features in the new edition of the International Standard Archival Authority Record (Corporate Bodies, Persons, Families)
Encoded Archival Context (EAC)and its role in enhancing access to and understanding of records, and how it enables repositories to share creator description
the LEAF model for collection, harvesting, linking, and providing access to existing local/national name authority data
national bibliographic control in China, Japan, and Korea, plus suggestions for future cooperation between bibliographic agencies in East Asia
authority control of printers, publishers, and booksellers
how to create up-to-date corporate name authority records
authority control (and the lack of it) for worksAuthority Control for Subjects updates you on: subject gatewayswith a look at the differences between the Program for Cooperative Cataloging’s SACO program and browsable online subject gateways
MACSa virtual authority file that crosses language barriers to provide multilingual access
OCLC’s FAST project, which strives to retain the rich vocabulary of LCSH while making the schema easier to understand, control, apply, and use
the efforts of Italy’s National Central Library toward semantic authority control
the interrelationship of subject indexing languages and authority controlwith a look at the semantics vs. syntax issue
how subject indexing is done in Italy’s Servizio Bibliotecario NazionaleAuthority Control Experiences and Proje
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