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This paper provides an overview of cataloging in the 20th century. Highlights include: (1) issues in 1901, including the emerging cooperative cataloging system and the work of Charles Ammi Cutter; (2) the 1908 code, i.e., "Catalog Rules: Author and Title Entries," published in British and American editions; (3) the Vatican rules, a code of rules published by the Vatican Library in 1931; (4) the 1941 "ALA (American Library Association) Cataloging Rules, Preliminary American Second Edition": (5) the "Red Book," i.e., "The ALA Cataloging Rules for Author and Title Entries," published in 1949; (6) the work of Seymour Lubetzky, author of a critique of the ALA rules; (7) the 1968 AACR (Anglo-American Cataloging Rules); (8) the MARC and ISBD (International Standard Bibliographic Description) frameworks developed in the late 1960s and early 1970s; (9) the publication in 1978 of AACR2 (Anglo-American Cataloging Rules, 2nd edition); and (10) OPACs (Online Public Access Catalogs) and WebPACs. (Contains 16 references.) (MES)

Descriptors: Cataloging, Library Catalogs, Online Systems, Standards, World Wide Web

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Author: Gorman, Michael

Source: https://eric.ed.gov/?q=a&ft=on&ff1=dtySince_1992&pg=9813&id=ED454854







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