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What does AACR stand for?

AACR stands for Anglo-American Cataloging Rules

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RDA, though based on the entity-relationship model of FRBR, is also designed to be somewhat backwards-compatible with the previous cataloging code, Anglo-American Cataloging Rules, 2nd Edition (AACR2), Which came into being in a card catalog environment.
The memoir highlights Gorman's contributions to the field, especially as editor of the 1978 Anglo-American Cataloging Rules (AACR), when he was a fellow of the British Library Association in 1979.
As knowledge managers librarians must deal specifically with modern metadata standards that will force cataloging rules, and these seven papers plus an introduction address a number of library-relevant issues at an international level, including finding common strategies to inter-operability, understanding Dublin core and emerging conventions for a semantic web, learning from digital library development in China, integrating ONIX and libraries, using library authority files as building blocks for the semantic web, thinking outside the box by adapting Anglo-American Cataloging Rules (AACR) and MARC21 to accommodate electronic resources, and integrating AACR with existing resources.