The Nature of ‘A Work’: Implications for the Organization of Knowledge

Biography & autobiography

Richard P. Smiraglia

Book Details

Format: EPUB

Page count: 216 pages

File size: 1.7 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English

Living legend Smiraglia has written the first book devoted exclusively to exploring the concept that is commonly referred to as a bibliographic ‘Work.’ In bringing together material from both inside and outside the discipline of information studies, he traces the continuing development of catalogs, search engines, and other kinds of information retrieval tools, the better to understand the maze of editions and revisions and translations that make up the evolution of a Work.