n Mousaion - History of bibliographic control in South Africa

Volume 25, Issue 2
  • ISSN : 0027-2639



This article covers the history of bibliographic control in South Africa, with the focus on the legislation regulating legal deposits and a national agency for bibliographic control, and the various role players (eg interest groups, bibliographic networks, the national archival service and service providers for bibliographic control tools). A selection of bibliographic control tools, including union catalogues, bibliographies, indexes and databases, as well as advisory groups and research reports, are also discussed.

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