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  • Paperback: 274 pages
  • Publisher: MIT Press (6 Mar. 2009)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0262512610
  • ISBN-13: 978-0262512619
  • Product Dimensions: 15.2 x 1.4 x 22.9 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 4.0 out of 5 stars 1 customer review
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""The Intellectual Foundations of Information Organization" is a dense, intellectually rigorous, and well-written book.... A major contribution to the field of cataloging."-- "Journal of the Association for History and Computing"

"This book provides sound guidance to future developers of search engines and retrieval systems. The work is original, building on the foundations of information science and librarianship of the past 150 years."--Barbara B. Tillett, Director, ILS Program, Library of Congress

" "The Intellectual Foundations of InformationOrganization" is a dense, intellectually rigorous, and well-writtenbook.... A major contribution to the field of cataloging." Journal of theAssociation for History and Computing

" "The Intellectual Foundations of Information Organization" is a dense, intellectually rigorous, and well-written book.... A major contribution to the field of cataloging." Journal of the Association for History and Computing

" The Intellectual Foundations of Information Organization is a dense, intellectually rigorous, and well-written book.... A major contribution to the field of cataloging." Journal of the Association for History and Computing

About the Author

Professor Emerita, Department of Information Studies, UCLA. Professor Svenonius' research continues to be in the area of bibliographical control, including cataloging, classification, and indexing. Her particular focus has been on the design and evaluation of cataloging systems and documentary languages in the automated environment, and she is currently conducting an analytic study of rule types used in the Anglo American Cataloging Code in conjunction with developing a hypertext interface for the Code.


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