E-journal Invasion: A Cataloguer's Guide to Survival

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Chandos, 2007 - Business & Economics - 233 pages
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Written by an authoritative practitioner, this book explores the changing nature of cataloguing in the aftermath of e-journal invasion. It traces the development of the issue by examining changes in AACR2 and CONSER rules, focusing on the revision of AACR2, Chapter 12, and emergence of the concept of 'Continuing Resources'. The book analyzes challenges of e-journal cataloguing that stem from an ever-growing number of online publications and aggregator databases. It assesses the complexities of incorporating commercially produced cataloguing into a local database, and offers practical solutions to the most common questions in the process. The book concludes with a look into the future of e-resource cataloguing from technical and conceptual standpoints.

  • Helps understand terminology and key elements of e-serials cataloguing with examples
  • Focuses on challenges of e-journal cataloguing in aggregator database environments
  • Explores local considerations for implimetation of commercial cataloguing products

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Contents

How the internet changed the lives of catalogers
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public view
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New rules and issues for ejournals in the library setting
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Copyright

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Helen Heinrich is Cataloging Coordinator at the California State University. Prior to that, she had more than 13 years of experience in cataloguing at the Getty Research Institute, Research Library in Los Angeles. She currently serves on the IFLA Standing Committee on Serials and Other Continuing Resources.

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