ERIC Number: EJ301689
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1984
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Catalogs and Cataloging: Innocent Pleasures and Enduring Controversies.
Malinconico, S. Michael
Library Journal, v109 n11 p1210-13 Jun 15 1984
Poses four issues concerning library catalogs and cataloging and presents suggestions toward resolution of these problems. Cost considerations, cataloging system design, the catalog's role in shaping service users receive and those they are encouraged to seek, and contradictory requirements of the catalog are highlighted. (EJS)
Publication Type: Opinion Papers; Speeches/Meeting Papers; Journal Articles
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Note: Paper presented at Celebration for 100th Anniversary of the Card Catalog at the Van Pelt Library, University of Pennsylvania.