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Law Librarianship in Academic Libraries by Yemisi Dina

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Cataloguing & classification

Cataloguing and classification are the technical skills required to organize library materials. It is one of the hidden activities that take place behind the scenes in the library but it is the area that ensures that there is organization in the midst of all the volumes of materials. This chapter identifies and discusses some classification schemes that are being used in law libraries all over the world; sharing examples of how they have been used to classify legal materials.

Keywords

Classification; cataloguing; RDA; Elizabeth Moys; Library of Congress; Swiss Institute

Cataloguing

Cataloguing is the creation and organization of bibliographic records of library materials using prescribed rules and formats. These rules ...

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