IFLA Universal Bibliographic Control and International MARC Programme (UBCIM)

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History

July 1974, as IFLA International Office for UBC, by International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions (IFLA), evolving from the work of IFLA Cataloguing Secretariat. Subsequently changed title to IFLA International Programme for Universal Bibliographic Control (IFLA UBC). Current title adopted, 1987, on merger with International MARC Programme. UBCIM is a Core Programme of IFLA. Ceased to exist 1 Mar 2003.

Aims

Coordinate activities aimed at the development of systems and standards for bibliographic control at national level and the international exchange of bibliographic data; promote the UNIMARC format and coordinate its development and maintenance by experts.

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Activities

Participates in the annual Conference of IFLA. Holds separate workshops and seminars on Universal Bibliographic Control and UNIMARC. Major projects: maintenance of ISBDs; authority control; maintenance and promotion of the UNIMARC format through the Permanent UNIMARC Committee.

Financing

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Relations with Inter-Governmental Organizations

Relations with 2 inter-governmental organizations.
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Relations with Non-Governmental Organizations

Relations with 2 non-governmental organizations.
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Publications

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Members

Members in 0 countries
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Type I Classification

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Type II Classification

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Subjects *

  • Information
    • Bibliography
  • Cybernetics
    • Control

UN Sustainable Development Goals **

UIA Org ID

E4576

Last News Received

3. Sep 2003
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** UN SDGs are linked to the subject classification.

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