LS CAT 2.1: HISTORY AND DEVELOPMENT OFLIBRARY CATALOGUE CODES-1

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A library catalogue code, one or two of which (for, there are a score of the them), as you may have surely become familiar with to some extent, can be explained as a `set of rules’ forguidance of cataloguers in the preparation of descriptive bibliographical records (i.e., entriesin library catalogues, bibliographies and. similar other lists) for books and other graphicmaterials so as to ensure consistency and uniformity in their treatment.

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#1. The primitive catalogues found were.....

A source on ancient Egyptian religious concepts Regarding amount and content, the inscriptions that cover the walls of the Temple of Edfu are among the most important sources on Ptolemaic Egypt. They offer a wealth of information, mainly about religion, but also about political history, administration and other topics.

#2. Which was the earliest of the monastic library catalogues?

It was a marble tablet with an introduction or prayer and a few biblical works inscribed on it

#3. Who published a bibliography of books in English in 16 th century AD?

He adopted dictionary arrangement making
entries under the surnames of authors with added entries provided under editors, subject
words, etc. in a limited way. Through his procedure the concept of main entry (to be
distinguished from the added entries as the one made under author with full bibliographic
description) emerged. The idea of uniform heading also owes to him. He entered the Bible
and books of the Bible under the uniform heading of Bible.

#4. Who were the Principle men behind the Bodleian catalogues ?

#5. List of Subject Headings for use in the dictionary catalogue was published in the year..

#6. When was the printed catalogue service card introduced by the Library of Congress ?

HISTORY OF CATALOGUE CODES

#7. When was the Royal Library transferred to the British Museum?

In 1757, the Royal Library (merged earlier in 1753 with Cottonian, Harleian and Sloan
Collections) was transferred to the British Museum. The library’s total stock of books at this
time touched 5,00,000 mark.

#8. formulated sixteen rules for guidance and suggested the use of uniform slips for entries?

#9. Which of the following is incorrect regarding Baber?

#10. What is also known as Panizzi's 91 Rules?

In fact, Panizzi did not author the rules all alone and entirely by himself. The code was the
result of collaboration involving the concerted efforts of Edward Edwards, J.W. Jones, J.H.
Parry and Thomas Watts besides Sir Anthony Panizzi.

 

Initially 79 rules were formulated which were expanded to 91 rules in the final code published in 1841.

#11. When was the Smithsonian Report on the construction of catalogues of libraries,first published?

#12. How many rules were given by Jewet in the Smithsonian Report on the construction of catalogues of libraries,second edition (1853)?

#13. Where is the Smithsonian Institution located?

#14. When was the Smithsonian Institution (Washington) was established ?

#15. What is a pseudonym?

#16. 'Rules for a Dictionary Catalogue' was authored by...?

#17. What is RDC?

#18. What was the first principle of Cutter?

The first principle may be called the `principle of convenience of the public

 

The second principle is the `principle of collocation.’ Cutter, however, did not use the term, collocation.

 

The third principle relates to subject entry/heading. This may be called the `principle of
specific and consistent subject entry.’

 

Besides these three principles, a couple of principles may also be inferred and added. The fourth one may be termed as the `principle of adequate description.’ Cutter did not name it

 

A further principle which can also be surmised, is the `principle of probable association.

#19. What was the second principle of Cutter?

he first principle may be called the `principle of convenience of the public

 

The second principle is the `principle of collocation.’ Cutter, however, did not use the term, collocation.

 

The third principle relates to subject entry/heading. This may be called the `principle of
specific and consistent subject entry.’

 

Besides these three principles, a couple of principles may also be inferred and added. The fourth one may be termed as the `principle of adequate description.’ Cutter did not name it

 

A further principle which can also be surmised, is the `principle of probable association.’

#20. What was the third principle of Cutter?

he first principle may be called the `principle of convenience of the public

 

The second principle is the `principle of collocation.’ Cutter, however, did not use the term, collocation.

 

The third principle relates to subject entry/heading. This may be called the `principle of
specific and consistent subject entry.’

 

Besides these three principles, a couple of principles may also be inferred and added. The fourth one may be termed as the `principle of adequate description.’ Cutter did not name it

 

A further principle which can also be surmised, is the `principle of probable association.’

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