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By Robert Holley P,Robert P. Holley

Leading figures pay tribute to knowledgeable within the field

Honoring the paintings of Ruth C. Carter upon her retirement as editor of Cataloging & category Quarterly, Cataloger, Editor, and Scholar is a different 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 remember the entire vital facets of her lifestyles and occupation. the $64000 compendium additionally comprises an interview with Dr. Carter and a evaluation of Cataloging & class Quarterly (CCQ) in the course of her two decades at its helm.

In 4 components, this wide-ranging assortment contains 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 at first of the twenty first century. The experiences partially take a global examine cataloging and bibliographic background whereas new learn within the box is gifted partially 3. ultimately, half 4 bargains papers that ponder present developments in addition to attainable instructions for the rising electronic destiny.

Chapters in Cataloger, Editor, and Scholar contain:

  • a commemorative biographical caricature of Ruth Carter
  • an interview the place she discusses her occupation as a librarian, archivist, historian, and long-time editor
  • a finished overview of the contents of Cataloging & type Quarterly from 1990-2006
  • an research of the provision of books and interpreting 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 learn on the college of Bradford
  • the Italian cataloging culture and its relationships with the foreign culture
  • technical companies and tenure impediments and methods
  • the “works” phenomenon and top promoting books
  • measuring typographical blunders’ impression on retrieval in bibliographic databases
  • assembly the desires of designated structure catalogers
  • replica cataloging for print and video monographs in educational libraries
  • balancing rules, perform, and pragmatics in a altering electronic surroundings
  • the advance of data buildings on the web
  • and may perhaps more!

a distinct compilation of the various 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 pros, catalogers, scholars, educators, and researchers.

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