Cataloguing commission

Cataloguing commission

The Cataloguing Commisssion of IAML exists to discuss current issues of interest and importance for cataloguers of music materials in any medium. Recent presentations have considered the impact of FRBR (Functional Requirements for Bibliographic Records) and progress on the VIAF (Virtual International Authority File).

Sub-commission on ISBD and Music

The IAML Sub-commission on ISBD and Music was established by the Council in 2010 (Moscow) with the aim to make proposals on the International Standard Bibliographic Description to the IFLA ISBD Review Group, through the IAML liaison. As its first activity, in 2010-2011, the Sub-commission has sent observations for the proposed extension of ISBD to unpublished resources. During the 2011 IAML Congress in Dublin, the Sub-commission has decided to adopt the following structure, in order to improve its ability to work across the year:

Cataloguing Commission Naples 2008 Sessions

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The Cataloguing Commission hosted one session at the conference in Naples (abstracts can be found here).

The first paper was given by Cristina Magliano of the Istituto Centrale per il catalogo unico delle biblioteche italiane e per le Informazioni bibliografiche (ICCU) in Rome under the title: Cataloguing music in the Italian national library network SBN - a new guide.  The paper outlined recent initiatives in Italian music cataloguing:

Cataloguing commission report from 2007 conference in Sydney

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The Cataloguing Commission hosted two sessions at the Sydney conference. The first session comprised presentations on RDA, DCMI and METS.

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