Cataloging and classification: Review of the literature 2007-8

  title={Cataloging and classification: Review of the literature 2007-8},
  author={Sydney Chambers and Carolynne Myall},
  journal={Library Resources \& Technical Services},
This paper surveys library literature on cataloging and classification published in 2007–8, indicating its extent and range in terms of types of literature, major subject areas, and themes. The paper reviews pertinent literature in the following areas: the future of bibliographic control, general cataloging standards and texts, Functional Requirements for Bibliographic Records (FRBR), cataloging varied resources, metadata and cataloging in the Web world, classification and subject access… Expand
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