Cataloging Rules: With Explanations and Illustrations

Front Cover
H.W. Wilson Company, 1922 - Cataloging - 303 pages
0 Reviews

What people are saying - Write a review

We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.

Other editions - View all

Common terms and phrases

Popular passages

Page 202 - A publication with a distinctive title intended to appear in successive (usually unbound) numbers or parts at stated or regular intervals and, as a rule, for an indefinite time. Each part generally contains articles by several contributors.
Page 33 - ... Map : A drawing upon a plane surface representing a part or the whole of the earth's surface or of the heavens, every point of the drawing corresponding to some geographical or celestial position, according to some law of perspective etc. which is called the projection or, better, the map-projection. Plan: The representation of anything drawn on a plane, as a map or chart ; specifically, the representation of a building or other structure in horizontal section, as it stands or is intended to...
Page 105 - ... materially to the knowledge concerning the contents of the book, the important part of the information may be given in a note, in some such form as : With chapters by Charles Darwin, John Fiske and TH Huxley. When there are too many authors to be named give a selection of the most important " and others." c Condensed. Another method of condensing contents in a note may be illustrated by Carlyle's Heroes and hero-worship, where the chapter headings begin with the same phrase, eg The hero as divinity:...
Page 33 - An arrangement of written words, numbers or signs, or of combinations of them, in a series of separate lines or columns. 2. A synoptical statement or series of statements; a concise presentation of the details of a subject; a list of items. Synonymous with FILE 3 (qv}.
Page 1 - Catalog Rules: Author and Title Entries, compiled by Committees of the American Library Association and the (British) Library Association.
Page 132 - COVER TITLE. The title printed on the original covers of a book or pamphlet, or lettered or stamped on the publisher's binding, as distinguished from the title lettered on the cover of a particular copy by a binder.
Page 6 - If I were planning for the best sort of experience as a training for later work, I would urge most library school students on graduation to spend a couple of years in the cataloging department of some good-sized library. I do not know anything more valuable in the way of training in accuracy, in observation, in judgment, and in general library skill than such practical work in cataloging.
Page 67 - Notes may be used to cover the following points : bibliographies, authorities, etc., pseudonyms and anonyms, sequels, variations in title, editors and translators, editions, various places, publishers, or dates, reprints, languages of the text, source of the book if first published serially, no more published, imperfections in copy, bound with something else.
Page 58 - Editor. One who prepares for publication a work or collection of works or articles not his own. The editorial labor may be limited to the preparation of the matter for the printer, or it may include supervision of the printing, revision (restitution) or elucidation of the text, and the addition of introduction, notes, and other critical matter.
Page 32 - ... Fuller specifications. For more detailed specifications see ALA rules, 161 and on p. 52-53 of that code the Library of Congress supplementary rule. (9) Definitions. For definitions of illustrations and plates see ALA rules, pref. p. 15. The following definitions for the other specifications are taken from the Century dictionary. Diagram : An illustrative figure giving only the outlines or a general scheme (not an exact representation) of the object; a figure for ascertaining or exhibiting certain...

Bibliographic information