Document (#18294)

Author
Mutula, S.M.
Tsvakai, M.
Title
Historical perspectives of cataloguing and classification in Africa
Source
Cataloging and classification quarterly. 35(2002) nos.1/2, S.61-78
Year
2002
Abstract
This paper discusses the historical perspectives of cataloguing and classification practices in Africa and looks at international cataloguing practices and their implications for African librarianship. The challenges facing libraries on the continent in the cataloguing and classification of Africana materials are discussed and some suggestions offered on how the situation may be improved. Efforts towards developments of bibliographic control in Africa are highlighted.
Footnote
Beitrag eines Themenheftes: Historical aspects of cataloging and classification; Part I
Theme
Geschichte der Kataloge
Location
Afrika

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