Results of an International Survey on the Use of the ISBD. IFLA (.pdf)

« … The survey was primarily intended for national cataloguing committees, national libraries, and national, regional, or multinational rule-making bodies. The Survey Study Group intended that the responders should be institutions involved in creating cataloguing rules or in defining national profiles or procedures for their application. Probably the words “other interested groups” in the text of the distribution generated some misunderstanding since many responses came from other types of institutions such as university, special and even public libraries. Their responses are also included in the results. After a few questions about the responding institution, the survey is divided into four sections (Use of the ISBD, Translations, Problems and Expectations, Other comments) for a total of 30 questions (…) »