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  1. ALA Rules for Filing Catalog Cards
    Second Edition Abridged

    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1968
  2. Anglo-American Cataloging Rules
    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1970
  3. Anglo-American Cataloging Rules
    Chapter 6: Separately Published Monographs

    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1974
  4. Can You Recommend a Good Book on Indexing?
    Collected Reviews on the Organization of Information

    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1998
    In-depth reviews focusing on key considerations in the organization and retrieval of organization.
  5. Cataloging as Radical Practice
    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2014
    Explores the extent to which new technologies and institutional practices are offering opportunities for community input in building/correcting/amplifying catalogue records.
  6. Cataloging the World: Paul Otlet and the Birth of the Information Age
    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 2014
    The first English- language biography of Paul Otlet.
  7. The Changing Nature of the Catalog and Its Integration with Other Discovery Tools. Final Report. March 17, 2006
    Discovery Tools. Final Report. March 17, 2006.

    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2006
    The Calhoun report draws unjustified conclusions about the digital age, inflates wishful thinking, fails to make critical distinctions, and disregards (as well as mischaracterizes) an alternative “niche” strategy for research libraries, to promote scholarship (rather than increase “market position”).
  8. Docs Populi
    Documents for the public

    Resource Type: Website
    Dedicated to documenting and publishing oppositional artwork of the late 20th century.
  9. Dublin Core Metadata Initiative
    Resource Type: Website
    An open forum engaged in the development of interoperable online metadata standards that support a broad range of purposes and business models. DCMI's activities include consensus-driven working groups, global conferences and workshops, standards liaison, and educational efforts to promote widespread acceptance of metadata standards and practices.
    For DCMI metadata terms, see http://dublincore.org/documents/dcmi-terms/
    See also: http://dublincore.org/documents/dcmi-terms/#H2
  10. Library of Congress Authorities
    Resource Type: Database
    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 library system. This service is offered free of charge.
  11. Nonbook Materials
    The Organization of Integrated Collections

    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1973
  12. "On the Record" but Off the Track
    A Review of the Report of The Library of Congress Working Group on The Future of Bibliographic Control

    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2008
  13. The Peloponnesian War and the Future of Reference, Cataloging, and Scholarship in Research Libraries
    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2007
    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 content available onsite and offsite, but also among necessary search techniques. It specifies the differences between scholarship and quick information seeking.
  14. Resolution on the Library of Congress Management's Decision to Cease the Production of Series Authority Records
    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2006
  15. What is Going on at the Library of Congress?
    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2006
    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 its professional responsibilities to the national system of shared cataloging, as well as undermining its core mission to acquire, catalog, make accessible, and preserve its own unparalleled holdings–especially its book collections.
  16. Will Google's Keyword Searching Eliminate the Need for LC Cataloging and Classification?
    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2005
    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 researchers. Google’s keyword search mechanism, backed by the display of results in "relevance ranked" order, is expressly designed and optimized for quick information seeking rather than scholarship.

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