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Cataloging as Radical Practice
Explores the extent to which new technologies and institutional practices are offering opportunities for community input in building/correcting/amplifying catalogue records.
Connexions Digest: Issue 50 - December 1989 - A Social Change Sourcebook
Serial Publication (Periodical)
Sanford Berman is a radical librarian (cataloger) known for promoting alternative viewpoints in librarianship.
Library of Congress Authorities
Using Library of Congress Authorities, you can browse and view authority headings for Subject, Name, Title and Name/Title combinations; and download authority records in MARC format for use in a local...
Online initiatives abound at the Library of Congress
Card catalogues vanish from sight at the Library of Congress.
The Oxford Guide to Library Research - Review
An excellent guide to doing research, explaining research methods and strategies and their strengths and weaknesses of. See review in Sources Select Resources.
The Peloponnesian War and the Future of Reference, Cataloging, and Scholarship in Research Libraries
An examination of the overall principles and practices of both reference service and cataloguing operations in the promotion of scholarly research, pointing out important differences not just in conte...
Resolution on the Library of Congress Management's Decision to Cease the Production of Series Authority Records
What is Distinctive about the Library of Congress In Both its Collections and its Means of Access to Them
And The Reasons LC Needs to Maintain Classified Shelving of Books Onsite, And A Way to Deal Effectively with the Problem of "Books on the Fl
The Library cannot solve its space problems by adoption of a "digital strategy" without seriously damaging our larger mission to promote scholarship of unusual scope and depth. If the Library’s own ...
What is Going on at the Library of Congress?
What is going on at the Library of Congress? Several recent decisions by the current LC administration have produced firestorms of protest, both inside and outside the Library, that LC is abdicating ...
Will Google's Keyword Searching Eliminate the Need for LC Cataloging and Classification?
Google Print does not "change everything" regarding the need for professional cataloging and classification of books; its limitations make cataloging and classification even more important to research...