Re: German-Library Collation

From: Joan Aliprand (
Date: Fri Mar 06 1998 - 18:47:37 EST

REPLY TO 03/06/98 15:07 FROM UNICODE@UNICODE.ORG: German-Library Collation

Tex Texin wrote:

>I have some questions about a sort ordering known as German-Library
>Collation. I had asked a while back about where I could get a copy of the
>standard, but hit a dead end. Does anyone here have a knowledge of the
>standard so that I could ask a few questions? Of course if I could
>actually get a copy that would be outstanding.
>The questions are about non-alphabetic characters such as space, double
>quote, and other punctuation marks and whether the standard specifies an
>ordering for them.

You may be looking for:

Regeln fur die alphabetische Katalogisierung ... by the Verein Deutscher
Bibliothekare, Kommission fur Alphabetische Katalogisierung. Munchen : Der
Verein, 1975.

I'll put you in touch with a couple of librarians in Germany who may be
able to answer your questions.

-- Joan Aliprand
   Research Libraries Group


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