Monday, March 3, 2008

FRBR Chinese Version Available Online

The Chinese version of FRBR (Functional Requirements for Bibliographic Records) is now available online:

IFLA website:
Dr. Ben Gu's Personal Website:

FRBR is one of the most important documents in bibliographic control, and has had great influence on standards in library cataloging since its publication in 1998.

The Chinese translation is done collectively by WANG Shaoping (Shanghai Jiao Tong University Libraries), WANG Jing (CALIS Online Cataloging Center), LIN Ming (Peking University Library), LIU Suqing (Peking University Library), JI Lu'en (Shanghai Library) and GU Ben (National Library of China).