Archive for the 'Organisation & Administration' 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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‘National Bibliographies Transformed: Matters Relating to the Legal Deposit of Electronic Resources’ – The Bibliography Section Open Session at IFLA WLIC 2015

In addition to its section meetings, the Bibliography Section has organised an open session during the 2015 Cape Town conference addressing the legal deposit of electronic resources and the challenges it can pose to national bibliographic agencies. In many countries the scope of legal deposit is being extended to include electronic resources. […]

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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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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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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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