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Fascinating Facets: Recent Developments in Genre and Form Vocabularies

The development of genre and form vocabularies as a facet of information retrieval has gathered increasing attention in recent years. Attendees will learn some of the background history of genre and form applications and the exciting innovations that make these vocabularies relevant and useful to today’s catalog users. Read More

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  • 12 May 2022

IFLA Genre/Form Working Group

Background Genre/Form terms describe what something “is”, rather than what it is “about “. The latter has been the traditional emphasis of the IFLA Subject Analysis and Access Section, but since genre/form terms also provide relevant information about the document, the issue was discussed on several occasions. Finally, the proposal… Read More

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  • 25 March 2014