Category «Cataloging»

The Library of Congress opened its catalogs to the world. Here’s why it matters.

Melissa Levine’s article articulates for us the historic significance and professional impact of the recent announcement by the Library of Congress that 25 million digital catalog records are now available to the public, at no cost. This remarkable treasure trove of free descriptive data sets includes records from 1968 to 2014.

Subjects: Cataloging, Digital Archives, Virtual Library

A 360 View: Essential Steps for a Successful Next-Gen Online Catalog Upgrade (Part 2 – Implementation)

Cheryl Niemeier and Michayla Sullivan discuss significant considerations involved in the implementation process of your new online catalog. Please see also A 360 View: Essential Steps for a Successful Next-Gen Online Catalog Upgrade (Part 1 – System Selection).

Subjects: Cataloging, Law Librarians, Library Software & Technology

A 360 View: Essential Steps for a Successful Next-Gen Online Catalog Upgrade (Part 1 – System Selection)

This road map by Cheryl Niemeier addresses specific issues that law librarians should consider prior to commencing the process of upgrading to next-generation online catalog systems.

Subjects: Cataloging, Law Librarians, Library Software & Technology

Extras – Product Review – MARCit: Web Site Cataloging Made Easy

Product Review – MARCit Web Site Cataloging Made Easy By Cathy Adamo

Cathy Adamo is currently a cataloger for Cassidy Cataloguing Services, Inc. She’s worked previously in academic, special and public libraries as a cataloger, dealing with both print and nonprint materials. She received my MLS from the University of Pittsburgh, and has bachelor’s and master’s degrees in Music Education from West Virginia University.

Subjects: Cataloging, Extras

Extras – Cataloging Internet Resources: “Don’t Worry. It’s Easier than Rocket Science.”

Cataloging Internet Resources: “Don’t Worry. It’s Easier than Rocket Science.” By Joni Lynn Cassidy President, Cassidy Cataloguing Services, Inc.

Joni Lynn Cassidy is President/Co-owner/Founder of Cassidy Cataloguing Services, Inc., a small quality-driven company providing contract cataloguing and technical services to law firm, bar association, corporate and special libraries throughout the U.S. and Europe. She founded Cassidy Cataloguing in 1985 and was joined full-time by her “computer wiz” husband, Michael, in 1988. A professional and support staff of 12 serves 75 libraries. Recent projects include the reclassification of the Lillian Goldman Law Library at Yale Law School to Library of Congress classification. Cassidy Cataloging Services, Inc. is proud to be unveiling a new service: MOLEhill ’98. MOLEhill ’98 will provide libraries with reasonably-priced desktop access to their online public access catalog (OPAC) via the Internet. Contact Joni Cassidy at [email protected] or 973-481-0900, for more information.

Subjects: Cataloging, Extras

Extras – Cataloging Tips: Doin’ the Publisher Shuffle

Cataloging Tips: Doin’ the Publisher Shuffle By Joni Lynn Cassidy President, Cassidy Cataloguing Services, Inc.

Joni Lynn Cassidy is President/Co-owner/Founder of Cassidy Cataloguing Services, Inc., a small quality-driven company providing contract cataloguing and technical services to law firm, bar association, corporate and special libraries throughout the U.S. and Europe. She founded Cassidy Cataloguing in 1985 and was joined full-time by her “computer wiz” husband, Michael, in 1988. A professional and support staff of 12 serves 75 libraries. Recent projects include the reclassification of the Lillian Goldman Law Library at Yale Law School to Library of Congress classification.

Subjects: Cataloging, Extras
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