Form of Catalogue

  • Cataloguing Access Point

    Access Point: Each bibliographic record is given one or more access points through which the record can be retrieved. For a cataloging record, an access point is presented in the form of a heading added to the description. Each heading applied to a record then results in a catalog entry. The basis for the access point may be the subject content of the work. In…

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    The Union Catalogue

    Union Catalogue: Union catalogue is a combined catalogue of holdings of books or periodicals or both mentioning location, edition, number of copies by accession numbers, volumes, etc. of a number of homogeneous or heterogeneous participating libraries covering library materials in all fields or limited by subject or form of material arranged by subject, or author or in chronological order maintained by a National Library, large…

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    Physical form of library catalogue and its type.

    By physical form of library catalogue is meant its outer appearance. In other words outer appearance or format determines physical form of library catalogue. In arithmetical language it may be put as, Physical form of library catalogue = Library catalogue as it appears from outside. Types of Physical form of Library catalogue. There are four major physical forms of library catalogue. Card Catalogue or card…

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    Library Card Catalogue :: Definition, merits and demerits

    In card catalogue entries for books are prepared on standard size cards (12.5 cm x 7.5 cm. or 5” x 7”) which are placed in desired order in a catalogue cabinet. In this form one entry is prepared on one card. Therefore, each card is a unit i.e. on one card only entry is prepared. Each card can be accommodated at and placed or removed…

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    Guard Book Catalogue :: Definition, merits and demerits

    It is a variation of book catalogue. In this form entries are printed or typed on a slip and kept in arranged manner in guard book after pasting each slip on a thicker sheet. More than one entry is normally pasted on one sheet and sufficient vacant spaces are left to accommodate new entries. If vacant space are less than the entries to be pasted,…

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    Book Catalogue :: Definition, Merits and Demerits of Book Catalogue

    In book catalogue entries for books in the collection of a library are printed and bound in book form. One page of the catalogue contains more than one entry. Catalogue of many libraries are available in book form. Advantages of Book Catalogue: This form of catalogue has some major qualities or merits. First it is easily transportable and thus can be used outside the library…

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    Shelf Catalogue :: Library Shelf Catalogue

    Shelf catalogue is an improved variation of Guard Book catalogue. It is individual entries prepared on slips (may also be pasted on tough sheet cut to uniform size (15 cm x 10 cm) notched at the left edge which are kept in specially designed loos left binders.  One sheet is used for one entry i.e. one and only one entry appears on one sheet. Bound…

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