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Implications of changes in Library of Congress cataloging policy for Judaica/Hebraica librarians

Bella Hass Weinberg

Implications of changes in Library of Congress cataloging policy for Judaica/Hebraica librarians

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Published by Association of Jewish Libraries in [Miami, FL] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Library of Congress.,
    • Cataloging of Jewish literature -- United States.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Bella Hass Weinberg.
      ContributionsAssociation of Jewish Libraries.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsZ695.1.J48 W44
      The Physical Object
      Pagination34, [9] p. ;
      Number of Pages34
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4440671M
      LC Control Number79102007

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Implications of changes in Library of Congress cataloging policy for Judaica/Hebraica librarians by Bella Hass Weinberg Download PDF EPUB FB2

Hebraica and Judaica Studies Scope. The collections of the Hebraic Section include materials in Hebrew and related languages (such as Yiddish, Ladino, Judeo-Persian, and Judeo-Arabic) on a wide-variety of subjects, as well as a collection of Amharic and Tygrina materials.

Hebraica catalogers, like other librarians, are witnessing a major shift in their profession. Catalog records for physical objects in the library are increasingly giving way to metadata for.

Library of Congress Rule Interpretations (LCRI) Library of Congress Rule Interpretations (LCRI): Updates to ; MARC MARC Standards and Documentation; Modes of Cataloging. Modes of Cataloging Employed in the ABA Directorate ( ) (PDF, 78 KB) Modes of Issuance of Bibliographic Resources.

Part of theBilingual, Multilingual, and Multicultural Education Commons,Cataloging and Metadata Commons,Information Literacy Commons,Jewish Studies Commons, and theReading and Language Commons Recommended Citation Ruderman, Ella.

"Library of Congress Classification for Judaica: Recent Changes (–)."Judaica Librarianship This column covers the additions and changes to the Library of Congress Classification made from January to December that are relevant to Judaica libraries.

Fst's Bibliotheca Judaica exemplifies the former definition [2], while Harvard's catalog of Judaica illustrates the latter [3].

Hebraica is not nec- essarily Judaica; this and other aspects of the scope of these terms are treated in greater de- tail below. The terms bibliographic control and bibliographic organization also merit discussion.

Consortia and Collaborative Collecting with Other Institutions. Columbia is part of multiple borrowing consortia, including Borrow Direct; ReCAP, which incorporates off-site holdings from Columbia, Princeton University Library, and The New York Public Library into the CLIO, the Libraries’ catalog; and MaRLI, which allows direct borrowing for faculty and graduate students from New York.

Elazar's logical sequences and orderliness allows a non-schooled library person to acquire a valuable understanding of Judaism, and, as you are aware, many synagogues ask volunteers or librarians with minimal Judaica background to manage their libraries.

Also, non-professional librarians could not possibly handle the many LC cataloging tools in. Judaica and Hebrew-language materials have been a part of the Harvard Library since the University’s founding in The modern Judaica Division, established inhandles all aspects of operations, including collection development, acquisitions, cataloging, digital collection building, reference service, fundraising, publications — a.

The Library was built on the core collection of Rabbi Leonard C. Mishkin of Chicago which, at the time of its acquisition inwas the largest personal library of Judaica and Hebraica in the United States.

The range and depth of Mishkin's collection was described by. They presented their annual "LC Cataloging Update" on recent developments in Hebraica and Judaica cataloging policy and practices at the Library of Congress. Bell gave a briefing on the development of LC Classification Schedule KBM for Jewish law and its.

Judaica Librarianship, the peer-reviewed journal of the Association of Jewish Libraries, provides a forum for scholarship on all theoretical or practical aspects of Jewish Studies librarianship and cultural stewardship in the digital age; bibliographical, bibliometric and comprehensive studies related to Jewish booklore; historical studies or current surveys of noteworthy collections; and.

Ruderman, Ella "Library of Congress Classification for Judaica: Recent Changes ()" 9: 95Ð ()" 31Ð40 Rudman, Idelle "Reference Books Received" The Hebraica Team has contributed to cooperative cataloging efforts by supporting the expansion of the NACO Hebraica Funnel Project, which is under the auspices of the Program for Cooperative Cataloging.

Hebraica Team staff provide participating Hebraica/Judaica catalogers with training in the creation of name and series authorities, review of. LC CATALOGING NEWSLINE (ISSN ) is published at least quarterly by the Cataloging Directorate, Collections Services, Library of Congress, and contains news of cataloging activities throughout the Library of Congress.

Editorial Office: Cataloging Policy and Support Office, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C. Editor, Robert M. Hiatt; Editorial Advisory Group: John.

JZ Promotion of peace. Peaceful change JZ Societies, associations, academies, institutes, etc., for peace promotion, research and education JZ Congresses and conferences JZ International security.

Disarmament. Global survival JZ Pacific settlement of international disputes. The journal has also covered major changes in cataloging rules and classification schemes for Judaica, documented important local cataloging practices, described the earliest automation systems with Hebrew capability, and reviewed landmark Judaic reference works, as well as children’s books Frequency of publication:Annually Weinberg, Bella Hass.

Judaica and Hebraica cataloging: Anglo-American traditions. Judaica Librarianship6 (1–2): 13– Originally presented at the First International Conference of Judaica and Israeli Librarians, Jerusalem, July 3, 72 LRTS 45(2) Figure 1.

Library of Congress Catalog Card Featuring Vowel Points and Diacritics. Weinberg, Bella Hass. //Variant Record Structures in the Cataloging of Judaica Non-Book Materials: Implications for the Primacy of MARC// -- presented at the AJL Convention. Goldberg, Marcia. //Authority Control: Creating a Policy/Training Syllabus// -- presented at the AJL Convention.

Representatives from the Israel and Judaica Section at the Library of Congress discuss developments in acquisitions and cataloging during the past year, including a presentation by Joan Biella on progress in RDA implementation as it relates to Hebraica and Judaica cataloging.

The RLIN Cataloging Category (CC) Code and Hebraica Cataloging at Yeshiva University Library Rebecca Malamud PDF Hebrew Card Production from RLIN Records at the Klau Library Library of Congress Subject Headings in Jewish Studies: Recent Changes () Judaica Library Collection Policies: Arab-American and Muslim-American.

Librarians organizing large collections on narrow topics not collected by the Library of Congress (LC) and other libraries rarely are satisfied with how their subject is treated by standard classifications.

Judaica's problems are exacerbated by Christian biases in Dewey and LC s: 4. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.

History of Judaica Libraries Some notable developments in the history of Judaica Libraries include: • Canonization of the Bible • Oral and Written Law • Dead Sea Scrolls and Genizot • European Libraries and Hebraica • Censored Books and Book Burnings • Jewish Studies • United States Libraries • Israel National Library.

Judaica Librarians Group, and Hebraica Libraries Group: Workshop - Session 1. Joint Meeting with: need for such a System as most of them were using the Library of Congress a glossary of terms was developed for those less fluent in Judaica, and 4) a course on cataloging and classification (Elazar) was taught at the Hebrew Union.

The Library's Policy and Standards Division maintains and develops the system¹. In recent decades, as the Library of Congress made its records available electronically through its online catalog, more libraries have adopted LCC for both subject cataloging as well as shelflisting.

The presenter will also share her favorite tools for Judaica cataloging. About the Instructor. Sheryl Stahl is a senior associate librarian at the Los Angeles campus of the Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion.

She began her career as library technical support staff and started doing copy cataloging and then original cataloging. Words Like Sapphires: Years of Hebraica at the Library of Congress, is on view in the South Gallery of the library’s Thomas Jefferson Building through March CATALOGING AND COLLECTIONS 1.

RDA ‘Oy Vey’ Copy and Complex Cataloging in the Languages of Judaism (Elizabeth Fedden) 2. A Survey of the Library of Congress Hebraica-Judaica Map Collection (Haim Gottschalk) 3. Behind the scenes of a patron-artist relationship: Correspondence between Stanley Marcus and James Leong (Anna Levia) EARLY CHILDHOOD.

Library of Congress, the de facto national library of the United States and the largest library in the world. Its collection was growing at a rate of about two million items per year; it reached more than million items in The Library of Congress serves members, committees, and staff of the U.S.

Congress, other government agencies, libraries throughout the country and the world, and. The Library of Congress has made 25 million digital catalog records available for anyone to use at no charge.

The free data set includes records from to The free data set includes. For years, the Harvard Library Judaica Division has sought to measure the size of the Judaica Collection.

The Harvard Library's reporting system allowed straightforward measurement and parsing of Hebraica holdings (Hebrew, Yiddish, Ladino, Judeo-Arabic, Judeo-Persian). headings, Library of Congress Classification and Library of Congress Subject Headings).

The one professional area which always was and continues to be linked to American standards and traditions, from the card catalog to the OPAC, is descriptive cataloging. While Israeli cataloging does, in general, follow American practices, there are major.

Library of Congress Union Cataloging Division in Apriland transferred in July to the Cataloging from the Library of Congress Hebraica Collection" which was published in Studies in Jewish Bibliog-rphy, History, and Literature in honor of L Edward cataloging policies and programs, preservation and storage of materials, interfacing.

The Hebraica and Judaica Collection in Frankfurt am Main/Germany The University Library JCS houses the largest collection of literature on Judaism and Israel in the Federal Republic of Germany. Formed by librarian Prof. Aron Freimann (), the collection turned into the largest Hebraica and Judaica collection of the European.

A Century of Hebraica at the Library of Congress A Century of Hebraica at the Library of Congress T H E J E W I S H Q U A R T E R LY R E V I E W, Vol.No. 1 (Winter ) ­ BRAD SABIN HILL George Washington University, Washington, D.C.

Words Like Sapphires: Years of Hebraica at the Library of Congress, ­ The Judaic Digital Library (JDL) is a full-text searchable collection of scholarly Judaica published by such outstanding publishers as the Jewish Publication Society, State University of New York Press (SUNY), Magnes Press of Hebrew University, Bar Ilan University Press, The Jewish Theological Seminary Press, Rowman & Littlefield, M.

Sharpe and others. Access Access to Rachel is free, but the number of visitors at any one time is restricted. The program was designed to meet all demands. Nonetheless, if you repeatedly encounter the message “Server is overloaded, please try again later”, please accept our apologies, and signal the problem to us via e-mail, with the date and time at which the problem occurred: [email protected] For instance, the Library of Congress in Washington, D.C.

has AJL members in its Hebraic Section, its African and Middle East Section, its Israel/Judaica Section, and even in the Cataloging Division. LOC librarians provide yearly Hebraica cataloging sessions at AJL conferences. Differences between AJL’s member libraries melt away at the. Ella RudermanLibrary of Congress Classification for Judaica: Recent changes (–) Judaica Librarianship, 10 (1–2) (–), pp.

31. 7. • kaplan, mitchell m. panorama of ancient letters: four and a half centuries of hebraica and judaica; bibliographical notes and descriptions of 1, rare books and manuscripts, forming a part of the mitchell m.

kaplan collection, presented to new york university jewish. culture foundation. illustrated with reproductions of title pages.The Library of Congress decision to implement Resource Description and Access (RDA) in April led to the conclusion that the Israeli libraries had no choice but to also adopt RDA.

The Israeli Inter-University Cataloging Committee held several meetings in and regarding the implications .In the opening article, "Training for the U.S. RDA Test," Judith A. Kuhagen, Senior Cataloging Policy Specialist in the Policy and Standards Division at the Library of Congress, sets the stage for the RDA national test.

She describes the activities related to the training that the national libraries hosted in anticipation of the national test.