By Robert Holley P,Robert P. Holley
Leading figures pay tribute to knowledgeable within the field
Honoring the paintings of Ruth C. Carter upon her retirement as editor of Cataloging & class Quarterly, Cataloger, Editor, and Scholar is a special assortment that includes 21 articles from specialists within the box. Celebrating Dr. Carter’s commitment to technical companies, cataloging, heritage, and administration, those essays remember the entire very important points of her existence and profession. the $64000 compendium additionally contains an interview with Dr. Carter and a overview of Cataloging & category Quarterly (CCQ) in the course of her two decades at its helm.
In 4 elements, this wide-ranging assortment contains articles that not just span the size and breadth of Dr. Carter’s expert occupation, but in addition current new contributions to the sphere. the 1st component to Cataloger, Editor, and Scholar considers Dr. Carter’s own historical past and direct effect on CCQ in addition to what she sees as key concerns in cataloging in the beginning of the twenty first century. The reports partially take a world examine cataloging and bibliographic background whereas new study within the box is gifted partially 3. ultimately, half 4 bargains papers that think about present developments in addition to attainable instructions for the rising electronic destiny.
Chapters in Cataloger, Editor, and Scholar contain:
- a commemorative biographical caricature of Ruth Carter
- an interview the place she discusses her occupation as a librarian, archivist, historian, and long-time editor
- a accomplished assessment of the contents of Cataloging & class Quarterly from 1990-2006
- an research of the provision of books and analyzing fabrics in Monroe County, Indiana, via 1850
- annotation as a misplaced paintings in cataloging early twentieth-century British libraries
- twenty-five years of bibliographic keep watch over examine on the collage of Bradford
- the Italian cataloging culture and its relationships with the foreign culture
- technical companies and tenure impediments and techniques
- the works phenomenon and most sensible promoting books
- measuring typographical error’ impression on retrieval in bibliographic databases
- assembly the wishes of designated structure catalogers
- reproduction cataloging for print and video monographs in educational libraries
- balancing ideas, perform, and pragmatics in a altering electronic atmosphere
- the advance of data constructions on the net
- and might more!
a distinct compilation of the numerous concerns that seemed in CCQ in the course of Dr. Carter’s 20-year tenure, Cataloger, Editor, and Scholar is an informative source for librarians, LTS execs, catalogers, scholars, educators, and researchers.