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 different assortment that includes 21 articles from specialists within the box. Celebrating Dr. Carter’s commitment to technical companies, cataloging, historical past, and administration, those essays bear in mind the entire very important elements of her lifestyles and profession. the $64000 compendium additionally contains an interview with Dr. Carter and a evaluation of Cataloging & class Quarterly (CCQ) in the course of her twenty years 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 profession, but additionally current new contributions to the sector. the 1st element of Cataloger, Editor, and Scholar considers Dr. Carter’s own background and direct impression on CCQ in addition to what she sees as key concerns in cataloging firstly of the twenty first century. The reviews partly take a world examine cataloging and bibliographic background whereas new learn within the box is gifted partly 3. ultimately, half 4 deals papers that examine present developments in addition to attainable instructions for the rising electronic destiny.

Chapters in Cataloger, Editor, and Scholar comprise:

  • a commemorative biographical caricature of Ruth Carter
  • an interview the place she discusses her profession as a librarian, archivist, historian, and long-time editor
  • a accomplished overview of the contents of Cataloging & class Quarterly from 1990-2006
  • an research of the supply of books and analyzing fabrics in Monroe County, Indiana, via 1850
  • annotation as a misplaced artwork in cataloging early twentieth-century British libraries
  • twenty-five years of bibliographic regulate learn on the college of Bradford
  • the Italian cataloging culture and its relationships with the overseas culture
  • technical providers and tenure impediments and techniques
  • the “works” phenomenon and top promoting books
  • measuring typographical error’ effect on retrieval in bibliographic databases
  • assembly the desires of exact structure catalogers
  • reproduction cataloging for print and video monographs in educational libraries
  • balancing ideas, perform, and pragmatics in a altering electronic setting
  • the advance of data buildings on the web
  • and may perhaps more!

a special compilation of the numerous matters 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 pros, catalogers, scholars, educators, and researchers.

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