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Re: Voici.
From Max on 12 July '98
adding to Voici. posted by Nicholas

Thanks. I'm off for a fun day of academic drudgery, searching for the fabled pony that must be in there somewhere.

>Slightly off-topic, this was written by a Yahoo cataloger:
>http://www.library.ucsb.edu/untangle/callery.html
Great link! She explains how they work

>There seems to be some distinction between librarians and
>catalogers, from the librarians' point of view. Perhaps because
>catalogers don't have to actually find what they classified.

My mom was a librarian ... and they often find the cataloging guidelines ridiculous. However, their saving grace is their consistency: if you know the library uses LOC or DD, you can immediately head for the area you need with no learning curve.


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