Cataloging the Web: Metadata, AACR, and MARC 21

Edited by Wayne Jones , Judith R. Ahronheim , and Josephine Crawford
Scarecrow Press
$39.50 ISBN: 0-8108-4143-6 January 2002 208pp

These papers, presented at ALCTS' July 2000 Preconference on Metadata for Web Resources by a virtual who's who of the digital world, provide a timely overview of the challenges and difficulties of bringing order to a most unruly medium. Topics range from carefully considered viewpoints to possible standards to actual how-to's.

List of Contributors

Rebecca Guenther; Regina Reynolds; Jean Hirons; Sheila S. Intner; Matthew Beacom; Brian E. C. Schottlaender; Jennifer A. Young; Wayne Jones; Norm Medeiros; Lynn Marko; Eric Miller and Diane Hillmann; Carlen Ruschoff; Laura Bayard; Juan Carlos Rodriguez; William Fietzer; Diane Boehr; Stanley Blum; William Garrison; Brad Eden; Murtha Baca; Elizabeth U. Mangan; Constance Mayer; Wendy Treadwell; Beth Picknally Camden; Michael Gorman; Clifford A. Lynch; Kris Kiesling

About The Authors

Wayne Jones is head of serials cataloging at MIT, anf senior editor of The Serials Librarian. Judith R. Ahronheim, formerly head of the Original Cataloging Unit at the University of Michigan Graduate Library, currently serves the University as metadata specialist. Josephine Crawford is Head of Information Systems at the University of Minnesota Bio-Medical Library, also serving as an adjunct faculty member for the Master's program in library and information science at Dominican University and the College of St. Catherine.

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