Cooperative Cataloging: Shared Effort for the Benefit of All by Rebecca Mugridge

By Rebecca Mugridge

Written by means of essentially the most skilled practitioners and executives within the box of cataloging, this assortment examines cooperative cataloging actions in its many varieties. Containing either case experiences and learn stories, in addition to opinion items, it explores the advantages and cost-effectiveness of cooperative cataloging courses akin to the OCLC increase application, and software for Cooperative Cataloging courses comparable to BIBCO, CONSER, NACO, and SACO. It additionally offers an advent to much less recognized cooperative efforts reminiscent of the Library of Congress nationwide Union Catalog of Manuscript Collections (NUCMC) and the ISSN sign in. Cooperative cataloging efforts provide inventive possibilities for managers and directors as they try to supply potent highbrow entry to the speedily expanding variety of guides received by means of our libraries. This booklet will help such execs to evaluate the effectiveness of cooperative efforts and follow them of their personal special circumstances.


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