"Europeanisation” of cataloguing codes: an analysis of the evolution of RDA

Alan Poulter

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)


The development of RDA (Resource Description and Access), a new global cataloguing code, is analyzed in detail and its prospects for application in Europe are outlined. A survey of members of IFLA (International Federation of Library Associations) cataloguing Committees was used to obtain specialist opinion.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationLibrary and Information Science Trends and Research
Subtitle of host publicationEurope
EditorsAmanda Spink
PublisherEmerald Publishing Limited
Number of pages18
ISBN (Print)9781780527147
Publication statusPublished - 17 Dec 2012

Publication series

NameLibrary and Information Science
ISSN (Print)1876-0562


  • cataloging
  • organisation of information
  • resorce description and access


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