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The organization of information

Author: Arlene G Taylor; Daniel N Joudrey
Publisher: Westport, Connecticut : Libraries Unlimited, [2009] ©2009
Series: Library and information science text series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Third editionView all editions and formats
"As with previous editions, it begins with strong justification for the continued importance of organizing principles and practice. Following a broad overview of the concept and its role in human endeavors, Taylor and Joudrey provide a detailed and insightful discussion of such basic retrieval tools as inventories, bibliographies, catalogs, indexes, finding aids, registers, databases, major bibliographic utilities,  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Arlene G Taylor; Daniel N Joudrey
ISBN: 9781591585862 1591585864 9781591587002 159158700X
OCLC Number: 236328585
Description: xxvi, 512 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm.
Contents: Organization of recorded information --
Retrieval tools --
Development of the organization of recorded information in Western civilization --
Metadata --
Encoding standards --
Systems and system design --
Metadata : description --
Metadata : access and authority control --
Subject analysis --
Systems for vocabulary control --
Systems for categorization --
Series Title: Library and information science text series.
Responsibility: Arlene G. Taylor and Daniel N. Joudrey.
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Articulates the theory, principles, standards, and tools behind information organization. Following an overview of the concept and its role in human endeavours, this book provides a discussion of  Read more...


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"With chapters on the many complex methods one must deal with to maintain the integrity of original documents, items, and other important subjects, The Organization of Information is complete and Read more...

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