Creativity in serials cataloging: Heresy or necessity?

Wendy Baia*, Kevin M. Randall, Cecilia Leathern

*Corresponding author for this work

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The concept of creativity in cataloging was defined. Creativity presupposes thorough knowledge of cataloging rules and standards. The goal of creative cataloging is to adapt records in order to enhance patron access to information in the library database. Using examples from various types of serial records, the workshop leaders discussed creative cataloging methods in the online environment.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationExperimentation and Collaboration
Subtitle of host publicationCreating Serials for a New Millenium
PublisherTaylor and Francis
Number of pages9
ISBN (Electronic)9781000524758
ISBN (Print)9781032165462
StatePublished - Dec 13 2021

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)


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