LCSH and PRECIS in Library and Information Science: A Comparative Study

Tonta, Yaşar . LCSH and PRECIS in Library and Information Science: A Comparative Study., 1992 Occasional Papers Series of the Graduate School of Library and Information Science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, No. 194 . University of Illinois Graduate School of Library and Information Science. [Book]

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English abstract

This study aims to compare the performance of LCSH and PRECIS for the books published in 1987 in the field of library and information science (LIS) in order to investigate the strengths and weaknesses of each system. Subject headings and PRECIS strings assigned for 82 titles have been analyzed and the two major subject access systems have been compared regarding the number of entries, exhaustivity and specificity of the entries provided, the variety of subdivisions, and other qualitative features.

Item type: Book
Keywords: Library of Congress Subject Headings, LCSH, PRECIS, preserved context Index System
Subjects: I. Information treatment for information services > IC. Index languages, processes and schemes.
Depositing user: yaşar tonta
Date deposited: 10 Jul 2008
Last modified: 14 Dec 2012 21:01
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10760/11892

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