Categorizing the Unique: Analyzing Artists' Books for a Framework of Description
Abstract (Summary)Artists' books are works of art that utilize the form of the book. Since they are usually in a format reminiscent of the codex, they inevitably end up in a library. As works of art, librarians encounter various challenges when trying to obtain the works, house them, and create access to them for users. Utilizing grounded theory fourteen books are analyzed so that a framework for description emerges to enhance access for users. Ideally, this work will be built upon to increase collaboration between libraries with artists' book collections.
School Location:USA - North Carolina
Source Type:Master's Thesis
Keywords:artists books cataloging
Date of Publication:04/15/2005