Cataloging and Classification: An Introduction (Second Edition)

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Cataloging and Classification is also a name for the course that covers general principles of bibliography, cataloging, and indexing, that is required for students working toward degrees in Library/Information Science. Of the few texts available for the course, Lois Chan's Cataloging and Classification is the best because the author is the most widely known and respected authority in the field and the text contains complex, difficult information that is presented clearly and in an organized understandable manner, and provides exercises to reinforce the concepts.

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Lois Mai Chan is Professor in the School of Library and Information Science at the University of Kentucky, Lexington. She is author of eight books and numerous articles and co-editor of two collections in the areas of knowledge organization and subject indexing. In 1989, Chan was awarded the Margaret Mann Citation for Outstanding Achievement in Cataloging and Classification given by the American Library Association, and in 1992, she received the Distinguished Service Award from the Chinese-American Librarians Association.

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The third edition is a more sophisticated textbook that can be used for advanced as well as introductory study. It is an excellent publication. ... Cataloging and Classification is a worthy successor to Dr. Chan's previous publications. (Technicalities, January/February 2008)

More than any other textbook of its kind, Chan's volume also offers the best integration of MARC encoding into the presentation of each descriptive and subject cataloging element. ... Highly recommended for library schools and professional catalogers. (Library Journal, Starred Review, March 2008)

Chan continues her high standard of work as a standard text for teaching and understanding these complex aspects of library science. ... a welcomed addition to any cataloging department or school library. With in-depth coverage and examples to illustrate even the most complex topics, this book will assist any cataloger in their endeavors. (American Reference Books Annual, March 2008)

Definitions are simple and easy to understand. In this book, an attempt has been made to reflect current practice. It completely and comprehensively portrays the cutting edge scene in knowledge organization. The book maintains its supremacy in the field and is thus an essential reading for the students, teachers and practitioners in the arena of knowledge organization. (Library Herald, December 2007)

Presents a text for library science students and practitioners, which covers the analysis and representation of methods used in describing, organizing, and providing access to resources made available in or through libraries, including both materials owned by the library and external resources such as those in electronic form that are accessible through the library's portal. The text has been updated and revised throughout to reflect changes in the landscape, scope, and nature of bibliographic control in libraries since publication of the 1994 edition, and contains a new chapter on Dublin Core and a number of other widely used metadata schemas and a new chapter on the new subject access system called FAST (Faceted Application of Subject Terminology), a newly developed subject controlled vocabulary. (Reference and Research Book News, November 2007)

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