Descriptive cataloguing

Cataloguing or descriptive cataloguing enables access to all type of documents collected by the Swiss National Library (NL). Bibliographic description allows each document to be clearly identified.

Descriptive cataloguing is carried out according the international standard “Ressource, Description & Access” (RDA) using the international format MARC21. Name authority data is linked to the German “Gemeinsame Normdatei” (GND).

Last modification 25.01.2017

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