Document (#23613)

Author
Hoerman, H.L.
Furniss, K.A.
Title
Turning practice into principles : a comparison of the IFLA Principles underlying Subject Heading Languages (SHLs) and the principles underlying the Library of Congress Subject Headings system
Source
The LCSH century: one hundred years with the Library of Congress Subject Headings system. Ed.: A.T. Stone
Imprint
New York : Haworth Press
Year
2000
Pages
S.31-52
Series
Cataloging and classification quarterly; vol.29, nos.1/2
Abstract
The IFLA Section on Classification and Indexing's Working Group on Principles Underlying Subject Headings Languages has identified a set of eleven principles for subject heading languages and excerpted the texts that match each principle from the instructions for each of eleven national subject indexing systems, including excerpts from the LC's Subject Cataloging Manual: Subject Headings. This study compares the IFLA principles with other texts that express the principles underlying LCSH, especially Library of Congress Subject Headings: Principles of Structure and Policies for Application, prepared by Lois Mai Chan for the Library of Congress in 1990, Chan's later book on LCSH, and earlier documents by Haykin and Cutter. The principles are further elaborated for clarity and discussed
Theme
Verbale Doksprachen für präkombinierte Einträge
Verbale Doksprachen im Online-Retrieval
Theorie verbaler Dokumentationssprachen
Object
LCSH
SHL-IFLA
Location
USA

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