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Panel on National Bibliographic Resources during the 3rd International Bibliographic Congress, April 28, 2021

When invited to participate in the panel on National Bibliographic Resources, moderated by Mathilde Koskas, chair of the Bibliography Section, I was concerned about being able to participate due to time zones. Organizers and participants(!) were very flexible in holding the panels involving North American panelists in the evening (in […]

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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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Japanese National Bibliography of Online Publications

On July 1, 2013, the e-legal deposit of online publications started based on the National Diet Library Law revised in June 2012. According to this, the National Diet Library, Japan (NDL) started to offer the Japanese National Bibliography of online publications on March 25th, 2014. The NDL also started to […]

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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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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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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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Danish web resource archive

Static web resources (for instance pdf-documents) as opposed to dynamic web resources (for instance web databases) are currently included in the Danish National Bibliography and DBC is responsible for cataloging these resources for the NB. However, the efforts put into cataloging such resources loose value as the resources themselves move […]

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