ISO 5963:1985 Preview

Documentation -- Methods for examining documents, determining their subjects, and selecting indexing terms

Describes general techniques for document analysis which should apply in all indexing situations. These techniques can be employed by any agency in which human indexers analyse the subjects of documents and express these subjects in indexing terms. Is intended to promote standard practice within an agency or network of agencies as well as between different indexing agencies, especially those which exchange bibliographic records.


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  • Status :  Published
    Publication date : 1985-11
  • Edition : 1
    Number of pages : 5
  • :
    ISO/TC 46/SC 9
    Identification and description
  • 01.140.20
    Information sciences

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