أدوات العمل المهنية باللغة الإنجليزية

  • Glossary of terminology in abstracting, classification, indexing, and thesaurus construction.

Hans H. Wellisch Medford, N.J.: Information Today DESCRIPTION: vii, 77 p.

Abstract:

1st ed., 1996, titled Abstracting, indexing, classification, thesaurus construction: A glossary. Defines terms used in standards and professional texts, as well as terms for common types of documents and their parts. Many entries include examples of usage.

  • Indexing books.

Nancy C. Mulvany Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2005 DESCRIPTION: xiv, 315 p.

Abstract:

Introduction to the principles and techniques of back-of-the-book indexing, written for novices. Well formatted for reference use, with a thorough index of its own and detailed tables of contents for each chapter. Covers the structure and arrangement of entries, forms of names, formatting, and more. The indexing companion presents a more expansive overview that addresses both book and “collection” indexing (e.g., bibliographic databases, library catalogs, websites), with attention to metadata, indexing software, and special formats, subjects, and genres. Appendix identifies relevant websites

  • Indexing specialties [series].

American Society of Indexers Medford, N.J.: Information Today, 1998

Abstract:

Series of monographs sponsored by the American Society for Indexing, supplying professional indexers with practical advice on particular disciplines or types of publications. Volumes to date cover cookbooks, history, law, medicine, psychology, scholarly books, and websites

Joint Steering Committee for Revision of AACR Ottawa [Ont.]; Chicago: Canadian Library Association; American Library Association, 2002 DESCRIPTION: 1 v. (loose-leaf)

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The cataloger’s most basic tool. First edition, 1967. Second edition, 1978. Revised in 1988, 1998, and 2002. Kept current with annual updates, of which 2005 is the last. Included in Cataloger’s Desktop.  Part I, “Description,” devotes chapters to general rules; books, pamphlets, and printed sheets; cartographic materials; manuscripts; music; sound recordings; motion pictures and video recordings; graphic materials; electronic resources; artefacts and realia; microforms; continuing resources; and analytics. Part II, “Headings, uniform titles, and references,” addresses choice of access points and covers headings for persons, places, corporate bodies, and uniform titles. Appendixes present rules for capitalization, abbreviations, numerals, and initial articles. Glossary. Index.  For usage guidelines and examples of applying the rules, consult Maxwell’s handbook for AACR2 and Cataloging with AACR2 & MARC21. For an abridgement suitable for small general libraries and beginning catalogers, see The concise AACR2. The Joint Steering Committee for Revision of AACR is preparing a new code, RDA: Resource description and access, scheduled for release in early 2009. Monitor its progress at http://www.collectionscanada.ca/jsc/index.html.

  • Basic manual series.

Music Library Association Lanham, Md.: Scarecrow Press, 2002–

Abstract:

Set of handbooks on various aspects of music librarianship. Published to date: v. 1, classification; v. 2, binding and care of printed music; v. 3, instruction; v. 4, acquisitions; v. 5, audio and video equipment; and v. 6, performance libraries.  Most volumes provide thorough coverage of their topics. For example, v. 4 describes music publishing (including numbering systems for scores and recordings), identifies major vendors, outlines pre-order and ordering procedures, treats special topics such as out-of-print music (but not downloadable online music), and includes a glossary and bibliography. The Music Library Association also produces a Technical reports series (1973– ) on a wide range of practical yet specialized subjects.

  • Bliss bibliographic classification.

Henry Evelyn Bliss, J. Mills, Vanda Broughton London; Boston: Butterworths, 1977– DESCRIPTION: v. <7, 17–18 >, port.

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1st ed., 4 v., 1940–53. Publisher varies; now published by K.G. Saur. To date, 15 of the projected 23 volumes of the 2nd edition have been issued: Introduction and auxiliary schedules; A/AL, Philosophy and logic; AM/AX, Mathematics, statistics, and probability; AY/B, Science, technology, and physics; C, Chemistry and materials; H, Physical anthropology, human biology, and health sciences; I, Psychology and psychiatry; J, Education; K, Society (includes social sciences, sociology, and social anthropology); P, Religion, the occult, morals, and ethics; Q, Social welfare and criminology; R, Politics and public administration; S, Law; T, Economics, management of economic enterprises; W, The Arts. Seldom used in North American libraries, the Bliss system is applied in some British libraries and is taught in LIS programs as an example of a fully faceted classification scheme.

  • Cataloger’s desktop.

http://www.loc.gov/cds/desktop/index.html Library of Congress Washington, D.C.: Library of Congress 1994–

Abstract:

Available by paid subscription on the Web. Assembles more than 100 reference sources for catalogers, including such important basic tools the Anglo-American cataloguing rules (AACR2), Library of Congress rule interpretations, Subject cataloging manuals, MARC 21 Formats, and the latest editions of all MARC Code Lists, along with many specialized guides, thesauri, authority lists, and other documentation. Searches may be limited to selected resources or to a type of material (text, music, electronic resources, etc.), type of activity (descriptive cataloging, subject headings, etc.), method of distribution or special classes (monographs, continuing resources, archives, etc.), or materials for cataloging education. Users may add bookmarks and local notes. Updated quarterly.

  • Cataloging and classification: An introduction.

Lois Mai Chan, Theodora L. Hodges Lanham, Md.: Scarecrow Press, 2007 DESCRIPTION: xix, 580 p., ill.

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1st ed., 1981; 2nd ed., 1994.  Basic text for students of cataloging. Covers the theory and major standards for resource description, authority control, subject access, and classification, as well as MARC formats and other encoding schemes. Includes glossary, bibliography, and detailed index. See also Introduction to cataloging and classification by Arlene G. Taylor (10th ed., 2006), which covers much of the same information and also discusses the organization and management of cataloging work.

  • Cataloging and organizing digital resources: A how-to-do-it manual for librarians.

Anne M. Mitchell, Brian E. Surratt New York: Neal-Schuman, 2005 DESCRIPTION: xv, 219 p., ill. LCC: Z695.24.M58 DEWEY: 025.344 ISBN: 1555705219

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Practical guide to managing the cataloging process for digital libraries. Compares alternative strategies for bibliographic access to electronic resources, and provides detailed examples of the use of MARC coding for various types of digital content. See also: Describing electronic, digital, and other media using AACR2 and RDA.

  • Classification web.

http://classificationweb.net/ Library of Congress Washington, D.C.: Library of Congress [2002]–

Abstract:

Available by paid subscription. Enables browsing and searching of the full text of the Library of Congress Classification (LCC) schedules and Library of Congress Subject Headings (LCSH). Features a calculator that combines tables and schedule data, then displays fully calculated numbers together with their corresponding captions. Supplies correlations between Dewey and LC classification numbers, and between Dewey numbers and LC subject headings. Updated weekly. Users may add and save their own notes. Designed for catalogers, the complexity of this resource makes it impractical as a replacement for the Library of Congress “red books” in reference collections for general use.  A handy outline of Library of Congress classes and subclasses is available on the Web athttp://www.loc.gov/catdir/cpso/lcco/ and in print. The complete classification schedules are available in print as 42 separately issued volumes from the Cataloging Distribution Service. New editions are published at irregular intervals; since 2002, weekly updates are posted online only at http://www.loc.gov/aba/cataloging/classification/weeklylists/.

  • Dewey decimal classification: Principles and application.

Lois Mai Chan, Joan S. Mitchell Dublin, Ohio: OCLC, 2003 DESCRIPTION: xi, 216 p.

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1st (1994) and 2nd (1996) eds. titled Dewey decimal classification: A practical guide. Explains the principles and structure of the 22nd ed. of the DDC, with instructions and examples for locating, assigning, and synthesizing class numbers. Glossary. Selected bibliography. Index.

  • Dewey decimal classification and relative index.

Melvil Dewey, Joan S. Mitchell, Julianne Beall Dublin, Ohio: OCLC Online Computer Library Center, 2003 DESCRIPTION: 4 v.

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First published anonymously in 1876 under the title, A classification and subject index. Second to the fourteenth eds. published under the title, Decimal classification and relative index. Vol. 1 provides an overview of the DDC, major changes since the last edition, a glossary, a “manual” with advice on classifying difficult subjects, and tables of standard subdivisions, geographic areas, literary genres, languages, ethnic groups, etc. Vols. 2–3 present detailed schedules of class numbers with notes and cross-references. Vol. 4 is the “Relative Index,” an A–Z list of topics mapped to class numbers. Available online as WebDewey through subscription to the OCLC Connexion service. Libraries holding under 20,000 titles may prefer the one-volume abridgement of the DDC (14th ed., 2004) or the online Abridged WebDewey.

  • Dublin core metadata initiative (DCMI).

http://www.dublincore.org/ Dublin Core Metadata Initiative [Dublin, Ohio]: DCMI 1995–

Abstract:

The most important information on this website is the set of metadata terms for describing digital resources known widely as “the Dublin Core.” These are also published as NISO standard Z39.85-2007 (http://www.niso.org/standards/resources/Z39-85-2007.pdf) and ISO standard 15836-2003 (http://www.niso.org/international/SC4/n515.pdf). Besides the terms, the site offers extensive documentation, including a usage guide, glossary, bibliography (1994-2004), background materials, and news.

  • A guide to the Library of Congress classification.

Lois Mai Chan Englewood, Colo.: Libraries Unlimited, 1999 DESCRIPTION: xviii, 551 p.

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First edition, 1968, and second edition, 1971, titled A guide to Library of Congress classification by John Phillip Immroth. Third edition, 1980, and fourth edition, 1990, titled Immroth’s guide to the Library of Congress classification, by Lois Mai Chan. Introduces the principles, structure, and format of the LC classification system. Explains notation, tables, and general policies for assigning class numbers. Numerous examples for individual classes and special types of materials. Appendixes: general tables; models for sub-arrangement in classes D, H, Q, and R. Bibliography. For the actual LC class schedules, see Classification Web and its print counterparts.

  • International Standard Bibliographic Description (ISBD).

http://www.ifla.org/VII/s13/pubs/ISBD_consolidated_2007.pdf International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions, ISBD Review Group Munich, [Germany]: K.G. Saur 2007

Abstract:

PDF document 320 pages long. Since 1971, the ISBDs have guided cataloging by national libraries and other libraries that share bibliographic data, by prescribing the elements of bibliographic description and the order in which they should be presented. This edition merges and updates the editions for various types of materials, previously published separately: G:General; A:Older monographic publications (antiquarian); CM:Cartographic materials; CR:Serials and other continuing resources [formerly S:Serials]; ER:Electronic resources [formerly CF:Computer files]; M:Monographic publications; NMB:Non-book materials; PM:Printed music. Also published in print in a loose-leaf binder.

  • Library of Congress subject headings: Principles and application.

Lois Mai Chan Westport, Conn.: Libraries Unlimited, 2005 DESCRIPTION: xvi, 549 p.

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First edition, 1978. Second edition, 1986. Third edition, 1995. Introduces basic principles of LC subject headings and the forms of headings, subdivisions, and cross-references. Provides many examples of headings applied to special material types and subject areas. Discusses LCSH in the electronic environment and the FAST (Faceted Application of Subject Terminology) metadata schema derived from LCSH. Appendixes include free-floating subdivisions; MARC 21 coding for subject information; and rules for abbreviation, capitalization, and punctuation within headings. Glossary. Bibliography. For a concise overview of the LCSH system, see Chan’s Library of Congress subject headings: Principles of structure and policies for application. Chan’s work must be used with the official Library of Congress subject headings compilation, which is available as a multi-volume print set or as part of the subscription service, Classification Web.

  • MARC standards

http://www.loc.gov/marc/ Library of Congress, Network Development and MARC Standards Office Washington, D.C.: Library of Congress, Network Development and MARC Standards Office 1900s–

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Standards for “the representation and communication of bibliographic and related information in machine-readable form.”—Home Page Presents the latest annual edition of the concise MARC formats for bibliography, authority, holdings, classification, and community data; and MARC code lists for countries, geographic areas, organizations, relators, sources, and description conventions. Also provides links to background on MARC, tutorials, and mappings to other metadata standards. The full MARC21 formats are published by the Library of Congress Cataloging Distribution Service (http://www.loc.gov/cds/marcdoc.html#ucf) in loose-leaf binders with annual updates and are available online inCataloger’s Desktop.

  • Sears List of Subject Headings.

http://www.ebscohost.com/academic/sears-list-of-subject-headings EBSCO Publishing Ipswich, Mass.: EBSCO Publishing

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Online version of the classic print tool published until 2011 by the H. W. Wilson Company, Sears list of subject headings. Suggests subject headings for the catalogs of small and medium-sized libraries. Includes scope notes, class numbers from the Abridged Dewey Decimal Classification, and copious cross-references. Intended for both adult and juvenile collections.

  • Web Dewey

http://www.oclc.org/dewey/versions/webdewey/ OCLC Dublin, Ohio: Forest Press 2002–

Abstract:

Available by subscription through the OCLC Connexion service. Integrates Dewey Decimal Classification (DDC) and related information with searching and browsing capabilities; Library of Congress subject headings (LCSH) mapped to Dewey numbers and linked to LCSH authority records; selected Medical subject headings (MeSH) mapped to Dewey numbers; and a work area for building DDC numbers. Allows creation and retention of local notes in the database. Links to local online catalog for searching DDC numbers. Includes many Relative Index terms and built numbers not available in the printed version. Abridged WebDewey, a simplified classification for libraries of under 20,000 volumes, provides the same features and also maps Dewey numbers to Sears subject headings and LC’s subject headings for children’s literature. Updated quarterly.

  • Evaluation of library collections, access, and electronic resources: A literature guide and annotated bibliography.

Thomas E. Nisonger Westport, Conn.: Libraries Unlimited, 2003 DESCRIPTION: xxvi, 316 p.

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Covers 1992–2002. Annotated, evaluative entries treat studies of all types of libraries. Organized by object of study or methodology (e.g., collection-centered approaches, client-centered approaches, serials evaluations); also covers journal rankings and evaluations of collection use, electronic resources, and access services. Subject index. Extends (both in time and scope) Nisonger’s earlier bibliography, Collection evaluation in academic libraries

  • Fundamentals of collection development and management.

Peggy Johnson Chicago: American Library Association, 2004 DESCRIPTION: xi, 342 p., ill.

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Thorough overview covering organization and staffing; policy, planning, and budgets; developing collections; managing collections; marketing, liaison, and outreach activities; electronic resources; cooperative collection development and management; and collection analysis. Suggested readings at end of each chapter. Appendix lists selection aids (bibliographical sources, directories, sources for reviews). Glossary. Index. Also available as an e-book. For a similar work specifically on the acquisitions function, likewise providing a glossary and directory of websites, see The complete guide to acquisitions management.

  • Library collection development policies: Academic, public, and special libraries.

Frank W. Hoffmann, Richard J. Wood Lanham, Md.: Scarecrow Press, 2005 DESCRIPTION: xv, 329 p.

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Updates the authors’ earlier guide, Library collection development policies: A reference and writers’ handbook (1996). Explains 25 components of collection development policies (target audience, evaluative criteria, weeding, intellectual freedom, etc.), with illustrative extracts from actual policies. Devotes separate chapters to online resources and resource sharing. An appendix reprints various statements on intellectual freedom by the American Library Association. A companion volume, Library collection development policies: School libraries and learning resource centers, covers similar policy components, provides extracts from school library policies, and includes a chapter on polices that define acceptable use of the Internet.

  • Reference collection development: A manual.

Chicago: American Library Association, Reference and User Services Association, 2004 DESCRIPTION: vii, 80 p.

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No. 27 in the series, RUSA occasional papers. 1st ed., 1992. “A project of the Reference Collection Development and Evaluation Committee, Collection Development and Evaluation Section, Reference and User Services Association, American Library Association.”—Title Page Outlines the component sections of a reference collection development policy, with several examples for each from existing policies of academic and public libraries. Provides URLs (some out of date) for policy statements available on the Internet and citations to printed policies and background materials.

  • SHERPA-RoMEO: Publisher copyright policies and self-archiving.

http://www.sherpa.ac.uk/romeo.php University of Nottingham Nottingham, U.K.: University of Nottingham [n.d.]

  • Abstract:

Database of journal publishers’ policies concerning the digital archiving of articles by their authors. Color coded to indicate whether a publisher permits the archiving of preprints, postprints, both, or neither. Of particular use to university libraries hosting institutional repositories.

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