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Wednesday, April 26, 2006

MARC Creator Henriette Avram Dies

Henriette Avram, credited with the development and implementation of the MARC (Machine Readable Cataloging) format, died April 22 at age 86. The vehicle for the communication of bibliographic data was adopted as a national and international standard in 1971 and 1973, respectively.

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1 Comments:

Blogger Sonya Schryer Norris said...

Amen, Henreitte. You did us all a good one.

Probably a good thing you aren't here to witness the demolition of AACR2. God only knows what LC has in store for MARC with this next version of the cataloging bible.

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