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OCLC: replace FAST heading "Illegal aliens"

In July 2014, students and librarians from Dartmouth College submitted a proposal to change the Library of Congress Subject Heading (LCSH) Illegal aliens and associated headings such as  400 more words


What program should I use?

The school archives community is one where we are almost all “Lone Arrangers”, and usually part-timers, working the other “part-time” as a librarian, history teacher, or administrator. 190 more words


Web and Digital Comics Monograph Cataloging

I was recently working on cataloging some locally produced content and the creator’s website deemed their style “un-categorizeable”. As a cataloger, I am always amused when a creator thinks their content is so unique that it cannot be compared to another form of work currently in existence. 568 more words


2017-2018 Archival Student Intern-Florida

Approximate Date of Posting: September 15, 2017

Position: Archival Student Intern

Eligibility Currently enrolled in a degree-seeking program or have graduated

Location: Clearwater, Florida… 181 more words


Book Review: The Card Catalog: Books, Cards, and Literary Treasures

Library of Congress.  The Card Catalog:  Books, Cards, and Literary Treasures.  Foreword by Carla Hayden, Librarian of Congress.  San Francisco, CA:  Chronicle Books, 2017, ISBN: 9781452145402. 804 more words

Library Feature

Video game folksonomy and personal libraries

Despite not being an avid video game player, I was struck by the idea of fan-created video game metadata brought up during presentations for possible group projects. 449 more words


If you give an archivist a request...

Do you remember the story of If You Give a Mouse a Cookie by Laura Numeroff, and how one activity leads to another? I can’t help but think about this story as my cataloging project is underway. 688 more words

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