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

Alan Poulter

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

Abstract

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
Pages67-84
Number of pages18
ISBN (Print)9781780527147
Publication statusPublished - 17 Dec 2012

Publication series

NameLibrary and Information Science
PublisherEmerald
ISSN (Print)1876-0562

Keywords

  • cataloging
  • organisation of information
  • resorce description and access

Cite this

Poulter, A. (2012). "Europeanisation” of cataloguing codes: an analysis of the evolution of RDA. In A. Spink (Ed.), Library and Information Science Trends and Research: Europe (pp. 67-84). (Library and Information Science). Emerald Publishing Limited.