Saturday, March 9, 2019

Libraries were full of ideas – perhaps the most dangerous and powerful of all weapons

Libraries were full of ideas – perhaps the most dangerous and powerful of all weapons

LIBRARIANSHIP STUDIES QUOTE OF THE DAY


"Libraries were full of ideas – perhaps the most dangerous and powerful of all weapons." 
Sarah J. Maas (b. 1986. American fantasy author) in her novel Throne of Glass.


I have found the most valuable thing in my wallet is my library card

I have found the most valuable thing in my wallet is my library card

LIBRARIANSHIP STUDIES QUOTE OF THE DAY


"I have found the most valuable thing in my wallet is my library card." 
Laura Bush (b. 1946. Librarian and wife of George W. Bush, 43rd President of the United States)


Bad libraries build collections, good libraries build services, great libraries build communities

Bad libraries build collections, good libraries build services, great libraries build communities

LIBRARIANSHIP STUDIES QUOTE OF THE DAY


"Bad libraries build collections, good libraries build services, great libraries build communities." 
--R. David Lankes (Professor and Director of the School of Library & Information Science at the University of South Carolina, the Follett Chair at Dominican’s Graduate School of Library & Information Science, and recipient of the American Library Association’s 2016 Ken Haycock Award for Promoting Librarianship) 


When in doubt go to the library

When in doubt go to the library

LIBRARIANSHIP STUDIES QUOTE OF THE DAY


"When in doubt go to the library." 
J.K. Rowling (b. 1965. British novelist, screenwriter, and producer, best known for writing the Harry Potter fantasy series) 


An autographed copy from the Library's Walt Whitman Collection identifies which of the FRBR entities:

(a) Manifestation

(b) Work

(c) Expression

(d)  Item

An LC bar code as an identifier is an attribute of which of the following FRBR entities:

(a) Item

(b) Work

(c) Expression

(d) Manifestation

Is the webcast (physical carrier) of Barbara Tillett's presentation "FRBR: Things you should know but are afraid to ask" an attribute of the FRBR entity Expression?

(a) Yes

(b) No

Publisher/Distributor/Manufacturer are attributes of which of the following FRBR entities:

(a) Item

(b) Work

(c) Expression

(d) Manifestation

An edition/issue statement (such as Voyager version 7.2) identifies which of the following FRBR entities?

(a) Manifestation

(b) Work

(c) Expression

(d) Item

A Statement of Responsibility identifies which of the following FRBR entities:

(a) Item

(b) Work

(c) Manifestation

(d) Expression

The designation of volume/issue/date of a serial (e.g., volume 1, number 1 (September 2010) identifies which of the following FRBR entities:

(a) Item

(b) Work

(c) Manifestation

(d) Expression

Library and Information Science Education

Library and Information Science Education

This page highlights information and articles published in the Librarianship Studies & Information Technology blog about Library and Information Science Education and Career.

A performance of Beethoven's 9th Symphony is an attribute of which of the following FRBR entities:

(a) Item

(b) Work

(c) Expression

(d) Manifestation

Which of the following FRBR entities is identified by the attributes characterizing regularity and frequency of issue for a serial?

(a) Item

(b) Work

(c) Manifestation

(d) Expression

The language in which Pride and Prejudice was written is:

(a) An attribute of Manifestation

(b) An attribute of Item

(c) An attribute of Work

(d) An attribute of Expression

Friday, March 8, 2019

Which of the following FRBR entities is identified by the attribute characterizing coordinates for a cartographic image or object?

(a) Item

(b) Expression

(c) Work

(d) Manifestation

Which of the following FRBR entities is identified by the attribute characterizing medium of performance for which a musical work was originally intended

(a) Item

(b) Expression

(c) Work

(d) Manifestation

Which of the following attributes identify the FRBR entity Work? Choose one or more that apply.

(a) Title

(b) Intended audience

(c) Form of work

(d) Date of work

(e) Language

How is Attribute defined in FRBR model?

(a) A set of characteristics which serve as the means for users to identify a particular entity

(b) A set of physical characteristics which help users identify a particular entity

(c) Assigned identifiers and contextual information which help users identify a particular entity


Attributes of relationships associated with the FRBR entities Work, Expression, Manifestation, Item are the conceptual data elements underpinning:

(a) AACR2

(b) RDA

(c) ISBD

(d) MARC format

Monday, February 25, 2019

The only thing that you absolutely have to know, is the location of the library

The only thing that you absolutely have to know, is the location of the library

LIBRARIANSHIP STUDIES QUOTE OF THE DAY


"The only thing that you absolutely have to know, is the location of the library." 
Albert Einstein (1879-1955. Theoretical physicist) 


Sunday, February 24, 2019

Terry Reese Jr. selected for Margaret Mann Citation

Terry Reese Jr.
Terry Reese Jr.

CHICAGO—The Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS) announces that Terry Reese Jr. is the recipient of the 2019 Margaret Mann Citation presented by the ALCTS Cataloging and Metadata Management Section (CaMMS). The Mann Citation will be presented on June 22 at the ALCTS Awards Ceremony during the 2019 American Library Association (ALA) Annual Conference & Exhibition in Washington, D.C.

Saturday, February 23, 2019

Library of Congress Subject Headings (LCSH)

Library of Congress Subject Headings LCSH

Library of Congress Subject Headings (LCSH) is the list of headings produced from the subject authority file maintained by the United States Library of Congress for use in bibliographic records. It is popularly known by its abbreviation as LCSH and is sometimes used interchangeably with the phrase subject authority file.

Wednesday, February 20, 2019

Owens book "The Theory and Craft of Digital Preservation" wins ALCTS Outstanding Publication Award


The recipient for the 2019 Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS) Outstanding Publication Award is Dr. Trevor Owens for his book The Theory and Craft of Digital Preservation.

Trevor Owens
Dr. Trevor Owens

Thursday, February 14, 2019

Library Lovers' Day

Library Lovers' Day

Library Lovers’ Day is celebrated on 14th February each year to honor libraries, librarians, book lovers, and lovers of libraries. On Library Lovers’ Day, we celebrate the enduring relationship between our community and the libraries. This also provides an opportunity to celebrate those who love and support libraries and to remind decision makers how loved and cherished libraries are by the entire community. Not everyone receives flowers on Valentines Day but everyone is welcome at their library.

Wednesday, February 13, 2019

Which of these are three components in an entity relationship model

(a) Attributes

(b) Identifiers

(c) Entities

(d) Relationships

Tuesday, February 12, 2019

Which of these are the four FRBR User Tasks

(a) Obtain

(b) Identify

(c) Select

(d) Find

(e) Justify

Monday, February 11, 2019

Librarian

Librarian

Definition of a Librarian and 11 Excellent Infographics About The Librarian highlighting their duties, functions, roles, responsibilities, worth, and importance, with interesting facts and figures.

Sunday, February 10, 2019

Fill in the blanks with the appropriate FRBR Group 1 entities

(1) When a(n) ________ is realized, the

(2) resulting ________ of the

(3) ________ my be physically

(4) embodied in a(n) ________, in many instances as a single physical

(5) object called a(n) ________.

Friday, February 8, 2019

Library and Information Science Encyclopedia

Library and Information Science Encyclopedia

Library and Information Science Encyclopedia is an Online Encyclopaedia of Library and Information Sciences. It provides articles on librarianship studies, library science, information science, information technology, information and knowledge organization, and management. The encyclopedia includes articles on everything from traditional library terms to a vocabulary of modern avenues in information science and technology. Encyclopedia articles will include anything and everything required for an advanced study and reference on the Library and Information Science (LIS) topics, including biographies of famous librarians.

Library and Information Science Encyclopedia, which is currently under development, is envisioned to become an authoritative source for consultation and reference for any library or information profession related issue and a treasure hub of knowledge on Library and Information Science, which is open and free for all the library professionals worldwide. Library and Information Science Encyclopedia is expected to become an essential part of every library’s and librarian’s reference collection and will also be helpful to librarians, LIS i-School Master of Library and Information Science (MLIS) & Ph.D. students, researchers, and IT professionals.