FDLP

Issues in Forestry and Science Librarianship: Taxonomy and Authority Control: Experiences of a Federal Science Library

Title: Issues in Forestry and Science Librarianship: Taxonomy and Authority Control: Experiences of a Federal Science Library

Speaker:

  • Crystal Falconer, USDA Forest Service, National Forest Service Library, Technical Information Specialist

Description:

    This presentation discusses the deficiencies of science subject terms in common sources used for library cataloging and how the NFSL has addressed these issues. Current forestry taxonomy resources are addressed, and the NFSL’s ongoing contribution to taxonomy and subject authority work in terms of forestry issues are described.

Duration: 30 minutes

Date Recorded: 5/13/2020

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