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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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Bibliography on Swiss History (BSH) now available online

Dear Sir / Madam, Dear Colleagues We are pleased to inform you that all issues of the Bibliography on Swiss History (BSH) are now available online. The BSH volumes 1913-1974 have been scanned, OCRd, structured and uploaded to the retro.seals.ch site under the heading “DDC-940: History of Europe”. The digitization […]

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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 on line:  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 […]

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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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