ITALIAN NATIONAL BIBLIOGRAPHY Printed Music

 

 
ITALIAN NATIONAL BIBLIOGRAPHY 

Printed Music 
     

CONTENTS AND COVERAGE
The BNI,  since 1997,has recorded selected music  publications, published in Italy deposited by law with BNCF.
This material is recorded following the chronological order they are received by the Library and the BNI’s yearly volume coincides with the accession year. 

PERIODICITY
Six-monthly issue (on line and PDF)  

STANDARD AND CATALOGUING TOOLS 

All material is catalogued by: Regole italiane di catalogazione, Nuovo soggettario, and the Italian of the Dewey Decimal Classification Abridge 15. The records are produced in Unimarc format. 

RECORD STRUCTURE AND ARRANGEMENT
Bibliographic descriptions are structured in according with the International Standard Bibliographic Description for Printed Music  (ISBD/PM). They are complemented by a main heading and a secondary headings that express subject headings, numbered with Arabic  numerals and other added headings, numbered with Roman numerals. The decimal  notation is placed in the bottom left-hand corner.

Main and secondary headings present a conventional standardized punctuation for their elements to be more precisely understood and arranged.

The bibliographic records are arranged by the Dewey Decimal Classification system 15 Abriged edition. Below each heading, the bibliographic records are organized by alphabetical order (non-alphabet symbols and numbers come first). All records are progressively numbered (placed on the bottom left-hand corner of the record): the card numbering is continuous, beginning with the first issues and ending with the last ones.

INDEXES
Each BNI prnted issue has five indexes: an alphabetical index of author names ( persons and institutions) of  titles, of collections and an alphabetical subject index. The entries refer to the record numbers.


PUBLICATION NOT INCLUDED
Certain classes of material are not included in the BNI, since they are considered as being outside the remit of the national bibliography.




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