• Corpus ID: 21563867

Bibliographic records in an online environment

@article{Cossham2013BibliographicRI,
  title={Bibliographic records in an online environment},
  author={Amanda F. Cossham},
  journal={Inf. Res.},
  year={2013},
  volume={18}
}
  • A. Cossham
  • Published 1 September 2013
  • Computer Science
  • Inf. Res.
Introduction. The IFLA functional requirements for bibliographic records model has had a major impact on cataloguing principles and practices over the past fifteen years. This paper evaluates the model in the light of changes in the wider information environment (especially to information resources and retrieval) and in information seeking behaviour online, rather than in terms of library catalogues per se. Approach. Using a critical analytic approach, it reviews a range of literature across… 

Figures from this paper

Investigating Mental Models of Cataloguers as the First Step Towards the Development of Intuitive Cataloguer's Tools
TLDR
The findings of the study show that on average cataloguers’ mental models resemble the FRBR conceptual model.
SOLID FOUNDATIONS AND SOME SECONDARY ASSUMPTIONS IN THE DESIGN OF BIBLIOGRAPHIC METADATA: TOWARD A TYPOLOGY OF COMPLEMENTARY USES OF METADATA
TLDR
This paper examines the uses of bibliographic metadata by a variety of user types and uses a framework analysis to examine the purposes and function of information organization, many of which relate to functions of the bibliography data included in an information system such as a library catalog.
ASSESSMENT OF CATALOGUING AND CLASSIFICATION PRACTICES OF THE NATIONAL LIBRARY OF NIGERIA IN THE DIGITAL AGE: A BIBLIOGRAPHIC CONTROL PERSPECTIVE
The study assessed cataloguing and classification practices of the National Library of Nigeria in the digital age from bibliographic control perspective. The study was guided by two objectives. The
Collaboration success in the dataverse: libraries as digital humanities research partners
TLDR
The future role of Libraries asdigital humanities research partners and the challenges and sustainability issues that face national digital humanities research projects that are developed in strategic library settings are reported on.
LIS undergraduate education in New Zealand: Development and contemporary issues.
This chapter reviews and discusses Library and Information Science (LIS) undergraduate education in New Zealand over the past 30 years, and identifies issues and research needs. It examines
Subject Access in Swedish Discovery Services
While support for subject searching has been traditionally advocated for in library catalogs, often in the form of a catalog objective to find everything that a library has on a certain topic, rese

References

SHOWING 1-10 OF 57 REFERENCES
Intuitiveness of Functional Requirements for Bibliographic Records: a study in a broader context
TLDR
This paper compares layperson's mental models to the conceptual model of the Functional Requirements for Bibliographic Records, upon which most new developments in the world of cataloguing are at least partly based and positions the study in the grander scheme of related developments.
What is FRBR? A conceptual model for the bibliographic universe
From 1992 to 1995 the IFLA Study Group on Functional Requirements for Bibliographic Records (FRBR) developed an entity relationship model as a generalised view of the bibliographic universe, intended
How Do Non-librarians See the Bibliographic Universe?
TLDR
A pilot study, consisting of three different tasks, was conducted to test the instruments for acquiring mental models of the bibliographic universe and showed that users do not have a consistent mental model of thebibliographical universe and that various techniques used can be useful for acquiring individuals’ mental models.
The Origins of the IFLA Study on Functional Requirements for Bibliographic Records
SUMMARY The IFLA FRBR Study has had a profound impact on international bibliographic control practices since its formal acceptance by IFLA in 1997. The article provides a brief history of the IFLA
Case Studies in implementing Functional Requirements for Bibliographic Records [FRBR]: AustLit and MusicAustralia
TLDR
Issues about re-purposing existing MARC records for FRBR storage and display in the context of the MusicAustralia project are raised.
The Australian National Bibliographic Database and the Functional Requirements for the Bibliographic Database (FRBR)
TLDR
An investigation of the Australian National Bibliographic Database is reported on to understand the implications and potential issues of applying FRBR in this environment.
Implementing FRBR in Libraries: Key Issues and Future Directions
TLDR
This book discusses how libraries are applying the FRBR model and examines the impact of FRBR on international cataloguing principles; description standards such as the international standard bibliographic description, resource description and access; Dublin Core metadata initiative and other cataloguing standards; changes in encoding standards; and critical issues in cataloguing.
The Intellectual Foundation of Information Organization
TLDR
The subject of this book is the systematized body of knowledge that constitutes this foundation of information organization, a conceptual framework that views the process of organizing information as the use of a special language of description called a bibliographic language.
User verification of the FRBR conceptual model
TLDR
It is found that the Functional Requirements for Bibliographic Records (FRBR) conceptual model is intuitive and there should be a more positive attitude towards implementation of FRBR‐based catalogues.
Time for a change: new approaches for a new generation of library users
TLDR
The paper identifies aspects of new library interfaces that attempt to satisfy the needs of today's information seekers and describes a new approach for creating a user experience layer for library collections.
...
...