Fear factors in cataloguing Arabic books: USM experience

Ismail, Mohd Ikhwan and Tuan Yaakub, Tuan Sira Zawana and Mohd Napiah, Mohd Kamal (2011) Fear factors in cataloguing Arabic books: USM experience. In: 6th World Congress of Muslim Librarians and Information Scientists 2011 (Wcomlis 2011), 16-17 November 2011, Universiti Islam Antarabangsa, Gombak.

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Library as the heart of the university is developing over the years with various types of collections written and presented in many languages such as English, Malay, and Arabic. Different languages come with different letters, words, pronunciations, and characters, thus creating great challenges to the librarians. For cataloguers, determining the access point is crucial in order to ease the retrieving process. There are certain issues faced by cataloguers that should be addressed to ensure the uniformity and authoritativeness of records in cataloguing Arabic books.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Subjects: Z Bibliography. Library Science. Information Resources > Z719 Libraries (General)
Divisions: Perpustakaan Universiti Sains Malaysia (Library)
Depositing User: Administrator Automasi
Date Deposited: 02 Jan 2013 06:51
Last Modified: 13 Jul 2013 10:15
URI: http://eprints.usm.my/id/eprint/26106

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