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Title:
Library of Congress Classification: A Content Analysis of the Schedules in Preparation for their Conversion into Machine-Readable Form
Author:
A report prepared by Nancy J. Williamson for the Library of Congress
Publication Date:
1995
Format:
Print
Description:
Discontinued publication.

A "walk-through" of the various processes involved in turning a print text with a complex visual structure into an electronic medium. Discusses hierarchical arrangement of text, tables and subarrangements, notes and references, etc. Used during the creation of the USMARC classification format by the Network Development and MARC Standards Office of the Library of Congress.

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