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 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

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