Skip to main content

Research Repository

Advanced Search

The Cataloguing Code of Ethics 2021: Conception, Community and Continuation

Daniels, Jane; Rasmussen Pennington, Diane

Authors

Jane Daniels



Abstract

Cataloguing has existed for millennia but until January 2021 there was no formal code of ethics for this branch of the information profession. But what is the Code? Who created it and why? How was it produced? Is the Code immutable and what relevance does it have in day-to-day cataloguing work now? Can institutional experiences of encountering and resolving ethical dilemmas in creating, sharing, enriching and maintaining metadata be shared for mutual benefit? This article, based on a presentation delivered by the authors as part of the ARLIS UK Cataloguing and Classification Ethics series delivered online between April and June 2022,1 provides examples of how the ten ethical statements of principles can be used to inform cataloguing in art libraries.

Journal Article Type Article
Online Publication Date Apr 12, 2023
Publication Date 2023-04
Deposit Date Apr 13, 2023
Publicly Available Date Apr 13, 2023
Print ISSN 0307-4722
Publisher Cambridge University Press
Peer Reviewed Peer Reviewed
Volume 48
Issue 2
Pages 33-37
DOI https://doi.org/10.1017/alj.2023.3

Files

The Cataloguing Code of Ethics 2021: Conception, Community and Continuation (accepted version) (37 Kb)
Document




You might also like



Downloadable Citations