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Cataloging And Classification For Library Technicians Ruth Carter

Cataloging And Classification For Library Technicians

Ruth Carter

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ISBN : 9781560243441
Hardcover
137 pages
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Here is the first book on the subject written for library technicians. Cataloging and Classification for Library Technicians describes all aspects of cataloging and classification of library materials (book and non-book), emphasizing copy catalogingMoreHere is the first book on the subject written for library technicians. Cataloging and Classification for Library Technicians describes all aspects of cataloging and classification of library materials (book and non-book), emphasizing copy cataloging but also discussing original cataloging. Most books are written for professional catalogers or MLS level students and contain more cataloging details than library technicians need while not supplying information on library techniciansroles in the modern information world. Cataloging and Classification for Library Technicians contains the right amount of information presented in an easy-to-understand manner to help library technicians do their jobs effectively.Cataloging and Classification for Library Technicians interprets and explains cataloging rules and how they should be applied. Kao describes library organization and personnel patterns to illustrate the relationship between library technicians and other library staff. She examines duties commonly performed by library technicians in chapters on: library catalogs tools used for cataloging library materials descriptive cataloging subject headings classification systems copy cataloging the cataloging department issues and trendsEach chapter contains definitions of relevant terminology and review questions to focus learning. A list of suggested readings is also included for individuals who want or need to know more about a particular aspect of cataloging or classification. The book is an ideal text to use in programs for library technical assistants and a handy reference for practicing library technicians.