(July 28-30, 2003, Frankfurt am Main, Germany)

This invitation only meeting has been the first in a series of regional meetings of cataloguing experts the IFLA Cataloguing Section has planned. 

The Frankfurt meeting was co-sponsored by the IFLA National Libraries Section and Die Deutsche Bibliothek.


To increase the ability to share cataloguing information worldwide by promoting standards for the content of bibliographic and authority records used in library catalogues.

Objective for the 1st meeting

To examine cataloguing codes currently in use in Europe to compare their similarities and differences to see if we can get closer together and perhaps develop an International Cataloguing Code.

Working Groups