Bibliographic Challenges in Historical Context: Looking Back to 1982

Medeiros, Norm Bibliographic Challenges in Historical Context: Looking Back to 1982. OCLC Systems & Services, 2007, vol. 23, n. 4, pp. 332-334. [Journal article (Paginated)]


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This article comments on a paper written in 1982 in celebration of the 25th anniversary of the Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS). The piece describes persistent challenges faced by the cataloging community. It includes comments made during the ALCTS 50th Anniversary National Conference as a means of placing these challenges in historical context.

Item type: Journal article (Paginated)
Keywords: online catalog ; OPAC ; cataloging ; information access
Subjects: H. Information sources, supports, channels. > HM. OPACs.
I. Information treatment for information services
Depositing user: Norm Medeiros
Date deposited: 19 Nov 2007
Last modified: 02 Oct 2014 12:10


1. Strunk Jr., William, and E.B. White. The Elements of Style, 3rd ed. New York: Collier Macmillan, 1979.

2. Williamson, Nancy J. “Is there a catalog in your future?” Library Resources & Technical Services 25 (1982): 122-135.

3. Ibid, p.124.

4. Ibid, p.127.

5. Lankes, R. David. “Collecting Conversations in a Massive Scale World.” Paper presented at the ALCTS National Conference, Washington, D.C., June 21, 2007.

6. Williamson, p.134.


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