Document (#31487)

Author
Studwell, W.E.
Title
Why not an 'AACR' for subject headings?
Source
Cataloging and classification quarterly. 6(1985) no.1, S.3-9
Year
1985
Abstract
Although the rules for descriptive cataloging have been recodified twice in the past twenty years, there never has been any kind of comprehensive theoretical code for subject headings, despite some suggestions for a code over the years. This essay explains the need for a code, provides historical background, and presents some broad proposals as to the philosophy, structure, and form of the code and what the code should cover. Included is the relation between the proposed code and the Library of Congress' 1984 Subject Cataloging Manual.
Footnote
Simultaneously published as Computer Software Cataloging: Techniques and Examples
Theme
Verbale Doksprachen für präkombinierte Einträge
Object
LCSH

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