Robert Holley P,Robert P. Holley's Cataloger, Editor, and Scholar: Essays in Honor of Ruth C. PDF

By Robert Holley P,Robert P. Holley

ISBN-10: 0789036223

ISBN-13: 9780789036223

Leading figures pay tribute to a professional within the field

Honoring the paintings of Ruth C. Carter upon her retirement as editor of Cataloging & class Quarterly, Cataloger, Editor, and Scholar is a distinct assortment that includes 21 articles from specialists within the box. Celebrating Dr. Carter’s commitment to technical prone, cataloging, historical past, and administration, those essays keep in mind all of the very important points of her lifestyles and profession. the real compendium additionally comprises an interview with Dr. Carter and a evaluation of Cataloging & class Quarterly (CCQ) in the course of her twenty years at its helm.

In 4 elements, this wide-ranging assortment comprises articles that not just span the size and breadth of Dr. Carter’s specialist profession, but additionally current new contributions to the sphere. the 1st component to Cataloger, Editor, and Scholar considers Dr. Carter’s own background and direct effect on CCQ in addition to what she sees as key concerns in cataloging in the beginning of the twenty first century. The reports partly take a world examine cataloging and bibliographic heritage whereas new learn within the box is gifted partly 3. eventually, half 4 bargains papers that think about present developments in addition to attainable instructions for the rising electronic destiny.

Chapters in Cataloger, Editor, and Scholar contain:

  • a commemorative biographical comic strip of Ruth Carter
  • an interview the place she discusses her occupation as a librarian, archivist, historian, and long-time editor
  • a finished assessment of the contents of Cataloging & category Quarterly from 1990-2006
  • an research of the supply of books and analyzing fabrics in Monroe County, Indiana, via 1850
  • annotation as a misplaced paintings in cataloging early twentieth-century British libraries
  • twenty-five years of bibliographic keep an eye on examine on the collage of Bradford
  • the Italian cataloging culture and its relationships with the foreign culture
  • technical prone and tenure impediments and methods
  • the “works” phenomenon and top promoting books
  • measuring typographical error’ influence on retrieval in bibliographic databases
  • assembly the wishes of specific layout catalogers
  • reproduction cataloging for print and video monographs in educational libraries
  • balancing ideas, perform, and pragmatics in a altering electronic setting
  • the improvement of data buildings on the net
  • and could more!

a special compilation of the numerous concerns that seemed in CCQ in the course of Dr. Carter’s 20-year tenure, Cataloger, Editor, and Scholar is an informative source for librarians, LTS execs, catalogers, scholars, educators, and researchers.

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