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GENERAL RESOURCES

TITLE: Acronym Dictionary
DESCRIPTION: A searchable index for acronyms of organizations.
KEYWORDS: acronym glossary

 
TITLE: BookWeb
DESCRIPTION: Sponsored by the American Booksellers Association. Bookstore Directory is a resource guide to thousands of bookstores across the country and outside U.S. by specialties and by territories.
KEYWORDS: bookstore directory

 
TITLE: Glossary of Bibliographic Information by Language
DESCRIPTION: A very useful tool for acquiring and cataloging foreign language materials. Numbers and words used on title pages, versos, book ads, invoices, and other acquisitions-related correspondence in european languages: Danish, Dutch, French, German, Italian, Latin, Norwegian, Spanish, Swedish.
KEYWORDS: bibliographic terms glossary

 
TITLE: ISSN International Centre
DESCRIPTION: Includes papers and information on ISSN issues. Provides links to the home pages and gopher sites of other ISSN centers.
KEYWORDS: issn

 
TITLE: The National Serials Data Program
DESCRIPTION: The page features both a downloadable and an interactive ISSN application form. Use of the form is limited to U.S. publishers since NSDP can assign ISSN only to serials published in the United States. However, the page also includes a link to the ISSN International Centre's Web site. The U.S. center's page also includes the text of NSDP's printed _ISSN Is for Serials_ brochure, a frequently asked questions (FAQ) list, special instructions about ISSN for electronic serials, and the text of the brochure, _What's in a Name?_ developed by the Serials Section of the Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS), a division of the American Library Association. This brochure contains guidelines on the presentation of titles, title changes, numbering, bar coding, and other areas of interest to serial publishers. The page concludes with links to related resources for serial publishers. NSDP staff are looking forward to publishers' use of the interactive application form because the form is linked to a conversion program that will enable a cataloger to convert the data supplied by the publisher into a preliminary catalog record, ready for editing and the addition of an ISSN and specialized data by the cataloger.
KEYWORDS: issn, nsdp, serial bibliographic data

 
TITLE: ISO/TC 46/SC 9 Web Site
DESCRIPTION: Includes general information about ISO (International Organization for Standardization) and the procedures for developing ISO standards; list of standards developed by ISO/TC (Technical Committee) 46/SC 9 and information on how to order ISO standards; excerpts from the ISO Draft International Standard (DIS 690-2) on bibliographic references to electronic documents (subject to change); a list (under construction) of terms and definitions in ISO standards for the presentation, identification and description of documents; meeting information for members of ISO/TC 46/SC 9; a list of ISO/TC 46/SC 9 member bodies and liaison organizations, with links to their Web sites.
E-MAIL: ISO/TC 46/SC 9 Secretariat
KEYWORDS: iso standards

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CURRENCY CONVERSION

 
TITLE: Xenon Laboratories. The Universal Currency Converter (TM)
DESCRIPTION: Provides interactive foreign exchange rate conversion for any country in the world on Internet. It also includes links to Interactive Currency Table, and ISO 4217 Currency List.
KEYWORDS: currency conversion, international

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