Sunday, July 6, 2014

SCATNews Published

The latest issue of SCATNews: Newsletter of the Standing Committee of the IFLA Cataloguing Section (Number 41, ISSN 1022-9841, June 2014) is published. I wrote an article for this issue and talked about the activities related to RDA in China.

SCATNews Published

The latest issue of SCATNews: Newsletter of the Standing Committee of the IFLA Cataloguing Section (Number 41, ISSN 1022-9841, June 2014) is published. I wrote an article for this issue and talked about the activities related to RDA in China.

SCATNews Published

The latest issue of SCATNews: Newsletter of the Standing Committee of the IFLA Cataloguing Section (Number 41, ISSN 1022-9841, June 2014) is published. I wrote an article for this issue and talked about the activities related to RDA in China.
http://www.ifla.org/cataloguing/newsletter

Friday, June 27, 2014

RDA in Translation - Chinese

The page for "RDA in Translation - Chinese" at the web site of RDA also mentions the availability of the Chinese edition at the douban.com site:

I read two books on RDA these days. One is RDA: from Theory to Practice by ZHOU Deming, Deputy Director of the Shanghai Library. The other is Chinese Cataloging and RDA by Prof. WANG Songlin, a well-known scholar.

Monday, June 23, 2014

Prof. WANG Songlin's "Chinese Cataloging and RDA" Published

Today, I received Prof. WANG Songlin's new book "Chinese Cataloging and RDA" published by the Ocean Press (Beijing) in June 2014.
As one of a series of textbooks for library and information professionals, this is a good book for people to get a general idea of RDA.
Prof. Wang is a well-known scholar in Chinese library cataloging community. He published a number of monographs on information organization, attended IME ICC4 in Seoul, 2006, and just retired in 2013.
Table of Contents:
Chapter 1: Introduction
Chapter 2: ISBD and its Developments
Chapter 3: Access Points and Headings in Chinese Cataloging
Chapter 4: CNMARC and its XMLization
Chapter 5: RDA Entities and Attributes
Chapter 6: RDA Relationships
Chapter 7: MARC Application of RDA
Chapter 8: Linked Data and RDA
Bibliography

Thursday, June 19, 2014

Bibliography Complex: Fundamentals of Librarianship and Knowledge Management

A Review of "Bibliography Complex: Fundamentals of Librarianship and Knowledge Management" edited by Karl Min Ku, translated by Zhijian Tao. Singapore: Cengage Learning Asia, 2013. xxiii, 285 p. ISBN 978-981-4384-20-9. $150.00
Cataloging & Classification Quarterly
Volume 52, Issue 3, 2014

Tuesday, May 20, 2014

Chinese Edition of RDA Published

Today, I am glad to receive the first sample copy of the Chinese edition of RDA (Resource Description and Access).
The translating and editing process lasted for two years. It is finally published.
More bibliographic details: