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BIC and BISG publish new guide to the International Standard Text Code (ISTC)

Book Industry Communication (UK) and the Book Industry Study Group (US) have announced the joint publication of ‘The International Standard Text Code: A Work in Progress’ by Michael Holdsworth, the former Managing Director of  Cambridge University Press. The ISTC has been described as potentially the most important bibliographic identifier since […]

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Chinese Translation of “National Bibliographies in the Digital Age” Now Available

The Chinese translation of “National Bibliographies in the Digital Age” is now available on the Bibliography section of the IFLA web site. Many thanks to Ben Gu, Director, Chinese Acquisitions & Cataloguing Department at the Online Library Cataloguing Centre of the National Library of China for managing the translation process.

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New Register of National Bibliographies Created

The Standing Committee is currently building a register of national bibliographies to provide an up to date resource for those interested in this area of bibliographic activity. Entries for each national bibliography will cover: History & Background Scope Organisation & Administration Services & Usage Business Models Standards Used National Bibliographic […]

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The Spanish Bibliography Online

Since January of 2010 the National Library of Spain (Biblioteca Nacional de España) has renewed the web service of the Spanish Bibliography online:  http://www.bne.es/es/Servicios/BibliografiaEspanola/BibliografiaEspanolaEnLinea/ The implementation of the new Integrated Library Management System has motivated some changes in the search and display interface for bibliographic records and it has delayed […]

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Announcement of RDA Pricing Made

US Pricing of the new RDA cataloguing toolkit was announced at the 2010 ALA Midwinter Meeting: See the official announcement on ALAConnect for full details.

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The British National Bibliography is 60!

The British National Bibliography (BNB) is 60 years old in January 2010. The BNB is the national bibliography of the United Kingdom. It lists and describes the books and serials newly published or distributed in the United Kingdom and Republic of Ireland that are received by the British Library under […]

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Bibliography Section Communication Plan

The IFLA Bibliography Section Standing Committee wishes to strengthen communication between Standing Committee members, section members and hopefully a broader audience with an interest in bibliography issues. In support of this, the Standing Committee has prepared a communication plan that is now available at the Section’s website. Carsten H. Andersen, Chair, […]

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