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Title:
What is FRBR? A Conceptual Model for the Bibliographic Universe
Author:
Barbara Tillett, Chief Policy and Standards Office, Library of Congress
Publication Date:
2004
Format:
Print
Description:
Note: This publication is now out of print.

Based on an article originally published in Technicalities (v. 25, no. 5, Sept./Oct. 2003), the text provides a brief overview of the Functional Requirements for Bibliographic Records (FRBR) as developed by the International Federation of Library Associations (IFLA). Using full-color graphics, What is FRBR? outlines the background of the development of the Functional Requirements, the concepts involved and their potential impact on cataloging rules, bibliographic structures and systems design for cataloging applications.
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