Catalogue and Index

Catalogue and Index, periodical of CILIP Cataloguing and Indexing Group (ISSN: 0008-7629) has been published since 1966 to dicuss the organisation of knowledge to enable resource discovery and collection management, including articles on cataloguing, indexing, metadata, and national and international standards and formats.

Catalogue and Index is an open access journal and is published four times a year. Articles may range from brief reports of a few hundred words to longer pieces up to a maximum of 2,000 words. All copies should be addressed to the editor and submitted in electronic format. Potential contributors are invited to contact the editors who will be happy to answer any questions or discuss ideas.



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    Catalogue and Index is an open access journal which means that all content is freely available without charge to the user or his/her institution. Users are allowed to read, download, copy, distribute, print, search, or link to the full texts of the articles, or use them for any other lawful purpose, without asking prior permission from the publisher or the author. This is in accordance with the BOAI definition of open access.

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    We accept original articles, meeting reports, book reviews and letters which relate to the interests of CIG. Catalogue and Index is an open access publication. We do not charge APCs or submission charges.