Cataloguing Section

Division: Library Services

The Cataloguing Section analyses the functions of cataloguing activities for all types of material and media, including both bibliographic and authority information, for the benefit of all users.

The Section proposes and develops cataloguing rules, guidelines, and standards for bibliographic information, taking into account the developing of electronic and networked digital environments in order to promote universal access to, and exchange of, bibliographic and authority information.

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Cataloguing, Sections

Last update: 24 February 2020

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New translation of Library Reference Model

The LRM is now available in Italian

17 November 2020

New Names of Persons file available: "Chinese names"

The file deals with the structure of personal names from mainland China, and Hong Kong and Macau special administrative regions

16 October 2020

IFLA Library Reference Model translated into Portuguese

It's the sixth LRM complete translation

7 October 2020