Bibliographical Control of Afro-American Literature, Volume 1: Papers Presented at a Conference

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These papers are a compilation presented at a conference on bibliographic control of Afro-American literature. The papers discuss issues in cataloging and archiving African-American literature including relevant subject headings, sources of texts, and collection development. Index starts on page 293.

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ii, 299 p. ; 28 cm.

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Totten, Herman L. 1976.

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  • Cassata, Mary B. "Who Are the Users of Afro-American Literature and How Is the Literature Used?"
  • Johnson, Harry A. Dr. Harry A. Johnson; "Developing a Current Awareness of Non-Print Media: Implications for Afro-American Collections."
  • Smith, Jessie Carney "Acquiring Afro-American Literature."
  • Robinson, Harry, Jr. "Afro-American Collections: A Status Report."
  • Cohen, David "Afro-American Studies: A Bibliographic Key for 1976."
  • Clack, Doris H. Doris H. Clack, Ph.D.; "The Cataloging of Afro-American Literature: Subject Headings and Classification."
  • Matthews, Geraldine O. "Bibliographic Control of Afro-American Literature: An Analysis of Selected Items."
  • Jordan, Casper LeRoy "Afro-American Indexes: A Descriptive Analysis"
  • Williams, Daniel T. "Archival and Fugitive Afro-American Literature: The Duties of the Archivist."
  • Shockley, Ann Allen "The Role of the Curator of Afro-American Collections."

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  • Main Title: Bibliographical Control of Afro-American Literature, Volume 1: Papers Presented at a Conference
  • Added Title: Proceedings of the Conference on Bibliographic Control of Afro-American Literature

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These papers are a compilation presented at a conference on bibliographic control of Afro-American literature. The papers discuss issues in cataloging and archiving African-American literature including relevant subject headings, sources of texts, and collection development. Index starts on page 293.

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ii, 299 p. ; 28 cm.

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"Volume I."

"Sponsored by a U.S. Office of Education Library Training Grant under Title II, Part B, Higher Education Act (P.L. 89-329 as amended)."

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Contents:

p. 9 -- Introduction
p. 11 -- Who Are the Users of Afro-American Literature and How Is the Literature Used? (Mary B. Cassata)
p. 41 -- Developing a Current Awareness of Non-Print Media: Implications for Afro-American Collections (Dr. Harry A. Johnson)
p. 79 -- Acquiring Afro-American Literature (Jessie Carney Smith)
p. 115 -- Afro-American Collections: A Status Report (Harry Robinson, Jr.)
p. 132 -- Afro-American Studies: A Bibliographic Key for 1976 ([David Cohen])
p. 170 -- The Cataloging of Afro-American Literature: Subject Headings and Classification (Doris H. Clack)
p. 209 -- Bibliographic Control of Afro-American Literature: An Analysis of Selected Items (Geraldine O. Matthews)
p. 238 -- Afro-American Indexes: A Descriptive Analysis (Casper LeRoy Jordan)
p. 265 -- Archival and Fugitive Afro-American Literature: The Duties of the Archvist (Daniel T. Williams)
p. 278 -- The Role of the Curator of Afro-American Collections (Ann Allen Shockley)

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  • Conference on Bibliographic Control of Afro-American Literature, July 16-17, 1976, Chicago, Illinois, United States

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Totten, Herman L. Bibliographical Control of Afro-American Literature, Volume 1: Papers Presented at a Conference, book, 1976; [Eugene, Oregon]. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc31167/: accessed November 17, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT College of Information.