Basic objectives of library catalogue

What is the basic objectives of library catalogue?
The basic objectives of library catalogue were broadly described by ‘Charls Ammi Cartter’ in 1878. The objectives are,
1. To enable a person to find a book of which,

  • The Author;
  • The Title;
  • The Subject; is known.

2. To show what the library has,

  • By a given author;
  • On a given subject;
  • In a given kind of literature.

3. To assist in the choice of a book,

  • As it’s edition;
  • As to it’s character.

Md. Ashikuzzaman

Work at North South University Library, Bangladesh.

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  1. thankyou sir….sir i have request for.this is very extended /hard subject. so i hope u should be write dawn to it very easily, so that student can be understand clearly.

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