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Author Chandrakar, Rajesh ♦ Prakash, K. ♦ Chand, Prem ♦ Murthy, T. A. V.
Source Inflibnet's Institutional Repository
Content type Text
Publisher INFLIBNET Centre
File Format PDF
Language English
Subject Domain (in DDC) Computer science, information & general works ♦ Library & information sciences
Subject Keyword Bibliographic Standards ♦ Information Exchange Format ♦ INFLIBNET
Abstract In the field of library and information science, importance of cataloguing, classification, abstracting and indexing standards play a major role to represent the appropriate information of any document for patron’s use. In beginning, these standards were used to the documents in the print formats like shelf list, catalogue card etc. Gradually, after the invention of the computer technology, representation of information in print format has changed into the electronic format. There with the development of technology, due to flood of information and variations in the representation of the information, were forced the profession to develop different bibliographic standards; till date almost more than 30 bibliographic standards has emerged. Thus, every country is following their own bibliographic standards for representing the print documents into the electronic format. Same way, India is also working in creating the bibliographic databases of the resources available in different academic libraries of the country. INFLIBNET (Information and Library Network) Centre, UGC, Ahmedabad has embarked upon this issue and working in war footing level to achieve the goal. The authors describe the bibliographic standards being used for creating databases by Indian Academic libraries under INFLIBNET umbrella.
ISBN 8190082582
Education Level UG and PG
Learning Resource Type Article