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Functional Requirements for Subject Authority Data

Functional Requirements for Subject Authority Data (FRSAD): Final Report Approved by the Standing Committee of the Classification and Indexing Section, June 2010. Functional Requirements for Subject Authority Data (FRSAD) - A Conceptual ModelThe purpose of authority control is to ensure consistency in representing a value - a… Read More

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  • 13 September 2011

IFLA Namespaces Task Group

Established: 2009 Ended: 2015  The Task/Technical Group was superseded by the Linked Data Technical Sub-Committee (LIDATEC) in 2015. Terms of reference Prepare a requirements and options paper on the topic of IFLA support for the representation of IFLA standards in formats suitable for use in… Read More

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  • 12 February 2011

MulDiCat published

The Multilingual Dictionary of Cataloguing Terms and Concepts (MulDiCat) has been released in a preliminary form. Read More

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  • 22 September 2010
  • By: MulDiCat Working Group, Cataloguing Section

Anonymous Classics

The IFLA Cataloguing Section has published five lists of anonymous classics: Anonymous Classics: A List of Uniform Titles for Chinese Works, 2011 [PDF; 256 KB] Anonymous Classics: African Literatures: Epics and Assimilated (2005 draft) [PDF; 193 KB]… Read More

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  • 03 August 2010

Names of Persons

According to the International Cataloguing Principles (ICP) the Form of Name for Persons as an authorized access point should be constructed following a standard: “When the name of a person consists of several words, the choice of first word for the authorized access point should follow conventions of… Read More

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  • 02 August 2010

IFLA’s Bibliographic Conceptual Models

Since the 1990s, IFLA has led the development of conceptual models for bibliographic data. FRBR, Functional Requirements for Bibliographic Records, was the first model published in 1998. FRBR provided a “’generalized” view of the bibliographic universe .. independent of any cataloguing code or implementation …” It enabled… Read More

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  • 14 December 2009

ISBD Linked Data Study Group

The ISBD consolidated edition (2011) is positioned as a core standard for universal bibliographic control. The representation of the ISBD in the W3C Resource Description Framework (RDF) standard enables its use as Linked Open Data (LOD), and enhances developments of Semantic Web bibliographic… Read More

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  • 07 November 2009

International Cataloguing and Bibliographic Control (ICBC)

International Cataloguing and Bibliographic Control (ICBC) ceased publication in 2010. For information about alternative publication opportunities within IFLA on cataloguing and bibliographic control research and practice, please refer to the IFLA Journal, IFLA Professional Reports series or contact International Cataloguing and Bibliographic Control (ICBC) was a… Read More

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  • 09 October 2009