The Path toward Global Interoperability in Cataloging

Ilana Tolkoff

Abstract


Libraries began in complete isolation with no uniformity of standards and have grown over time to be ever more interoperable. This paper examines the current steps toward the goal of universal interoperability. These projects aim to reconcile linguistic and organizational obstacles, with a particular focus on subject headings, name authorities, and titles.

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.6017/ital.v29i1.3155

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