Lechtenberg offers an example regarding LGBTQ materials, for which BISAC
has many headings, including social science, travel, fiction, romance, comics/graphic novels, humor, and adult, juvenile, and YA age levels.
Around 2012, many public libraries moved from Dewey to BISAC
(or some variation thereof) because they felt it suited their collection and their patrons better.
(127) One critical component of that plan was to formalize the Cosmos Club group into an entity called the Beryllium Industry Scientific Advisory Committee (BISAC
) (128) Like the Cosmos Club group, BISAC
was chaired by Dr.
At a regular BISAC
meeting, Ramsey who worked at Random House for 22 years, said that he might resign before BISAC
's next meeting in January 2004.
are categorized by the Book Industry Standard Advisory Committee (BISAC
"Our Book Industry Systems Advisory Committee (BISAC
) subject categories must be linked to their counterparts in the Book Industry Communication listings if multinational publishers and their customers are to take best advantage of the existence of both sets of codes in the future."
In addition, Library-Acquire enables electronic ordering from any vendor that supports BISAC
format and features established purchasing profiles from Baker & Taylor, Ingram, Book Wholesalers, and Brodart Books.
FTP communication is now limited to BISAC
acknowledgment of orders and MARC records subsequently supplied.
* Addition of BISAC
subject headings: BISAC
subject headings will be added to fiction and non-fiction entries during 1998, giving libraries, bookstores, and publishers the ability to search using patron-friendly subject categories such as action/adventure, classics, gay & lesbian, occult, romance, and numerous other categories.
MATSS supports orders in printed or BISAC
(fixed/variable) formats for electronic ordering to vendors.
A second interface enables users to release orders electronically using BISAC
or Enriched BISAC
, an add-on product developed by Dynix and Brodart.
"It's difficult to say with finality," he said, "that something took place during your term." But he proudly noted that NISO had passed standards for acid-free paper (Z39.48-1984), had developed standards for online book order formats (BISAC
) and for serials holdings statements, and had revised the standards for the interchange of bibliographic information.