By Robert Holley P,Robert P. Holley

Leading figures pay tribute to knowledgeable within the field

Honoring the paintings of Ruth C. Carter upon her retirement as editor of Cataloging & class Quarterly, Cataloger, Editor, and Scholar is a special assortment that includes 21 articles from specialists within the box. Celebrating Dr. Carter’s commitment to technical providers, cataloging, background, and administration, those essays bear in mind all of the very important features of her existence and profession. the real compendium additionally contains an interview with Dr. Carter and a assessment of Cataloging & class Quarterly (CCQ) in the course of her two decades at its helm.

In 4 elements, this wide-ranging assortment comprises articles that not just span the size and breadth of Dr. Carter’s specialist occupation, but additionally current new contributions to the sector. the 1st component to Cataloger, Editor, and Scholar considers Dr. Carter’s own historical past and direct impression on CCQ in addition to what she sees as key concerns in cataloging firstly of the twenty first century. The stories partly take a global examine cataloging and bibliographic historical past whereas new learn within the box is gifted partly 3. ultimately, half 4 bargains papers that give some thought to present traits in addition to attainable instructions for the rising electronic destiny.

Chapters in Cataloger, Editor, and Scholar comprise:

  • a commemorative biographical comic strip of Ruth Carter
  • an interview the place she discusses her occupation as a librarian, archivist, historian, and long-time editor
  • a accomplished evaluation of the contents of Cataloging & type Quarterly from 1990-2006
  • an research of the supply of books and analyzing fabrics in Monroe County, Indiana, via 1850
  • annotation as a misplaced artwork in cataloging early twentieth-century British libraries
  • twenty-five years of bibliographic keep an eye on study on the collage of Bradford
  • the Italian cataloging culture and its relationships with the overseas culture
  • technical providers and tenure impediments and techniques
  • the “works” phenomenon and most sensible promoting books
  • measuring typographical mistakes’ influence on retrieval in bibliographic databases
  • assembly the desires of specific layout catalogers
  • reproduction cataloging for print and video monographs in educational libraries
  • balancing rules, perform, and pragmatics in a altering electronic surroundings
  • the improvement of information constructions on the net
  • and may possibly more!

a special compilation of the numerous matters that seemed in CCQ in the course of Dr. Carter’s 20-year tenure, Cataloger, Editor, and Scholar is an informative source for librarians, LTS execs, catalogers, scholars, educators, and researchers.

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