MARCup to Markup: Education for Cataloguing and Classification in Australia

Douglas Harvey, Susan Reynolds

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Abstract

This article considers the current state in Australia of education for cataloguing and classification (considered broadly and encompassing descriptive cataloguing, subject access, classification, metadata, knowledge organisation, bibliographic control, and other related areas for all formats of library resources). Data comes from subject and course descriptions located in the handbook entries and web sites of Australian programs in library and information studies, and from an informal survey of practising cataloguers and library educators. Conclusions are drawn about the range of subjects taught, their focus, and their levels.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)173-192
Number of pages20
JournalCataloging and Classification Quarterly
Volume41
Issue number3/4
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2006

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