Text, Lies and Cataloging: Ethical Treatment of Deceptive Works in the Library

By Brubaker, Jana

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9780786497447 9781476632568
Publisher
McFarland


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Library Journal

Reviewed on November 1, 2018  |  Professional Media

In this era of fake news and alternative facts, catalogers have an added burden when it comes to identifying deceptive books, such as James Frey's A Million Little Pieces, a memoir later found to be heavily fictionalized. Brubaker (tech svcs., Northern Illinois Univ. Libs.) explores the cataloger's responsibility in describing these titles and provides useful guidelines on how to catalog them. Brief case histories of autobiographies and fiction, nonfiction, and poetry collec...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

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