Archive for the 'Guidelines for National Bibliographies in an Electronic Age' Category

Guidelines For The Future – Sharing Best Practice For National Bibliographies In A Digital Age

The changes brought about by the World Wide Web together with the dramatic growth of digital media have called into question many key assumptions on which national bibliography were founded. At the IFLA Bibliography Standing Committee’s Warsaw satellite meeting to the IFLA 2012 Congress a new web based resource was […]

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Bibliography in a Digital Age IFLA Satellite Meeting Warsaw, 9th August 2012

A satellite meeting of the main IFLA Conference in Helsinki took place in Warsaw on 9th August 2012, kindly hosted by the National Library of Poland. The purpose of the event was to share: experiences, techniques and challenges in the creation and management of national bibliographic services and to begin […]

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Japanese translation of “National Bibliographies in the Digital Age” now available

The Japanese translation of “National Bibliographies in the Digital Age” is now available as a PDF on the SC section of the IFLA web site.   I would like to thank Yokoyama-san as well as my other colleagues at the Acquisitions and Bibliography Department of the National Diet Library, Japan (NDL) […]

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Call For Papers from the IFLA Bibliography SC

The SC is making a call for papers for the IFLA WLIC in Helsinki on the theme: What is a national bibliography today and what are its potential uses? Proposals may include, but are not limited to the following topics: What should be in a national bibliography in the digital […]

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Worldwide review of Guidelines for Subject Access in National Bibliographie started

The IFLA Working Group on Guidelines for Subject Access by National Bibliographic Agencies – including membership from the IFLA sections on Classification & Indexing, Bibliography, Knowledge Management, and Cataloguing has created a set of draft Guidelines which is now available for worldwide review at: http://www.ifla.org/en/node/1707

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Spanish translation of “National Bibliographies in the Digital Age” now available

The Spanish translation of “National Bibliographies in the Digital Age” is now available as a PDF on the SC section of the IFLA web site.   Many thanks to Francisca Movilla López, Chief of Spanish Bibliography Section, Biblioteca Nacional for managing the translation process.

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The use of “National bibliographies in the digital age : guidance and new directions” in working with selection principles etc. in the Danish National Bibliography

by Hanne Hørl Hansen, Bibliographic Consultant, DBC as The last couple of years, discussions have been going on in Denmark whether to include internet resources in the traditional national bibliography. Can a national bibliography be selective instead of exhaustive? How do you find and select the right resources to include since […]

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