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Statement of International Cataloguing Principles. IMLS Digital Collections and Content. College Archives. Library History On the Web. World Library History On the Web. Here are some sites I've come across in my pursuit of library history.

World Library History On the Web

No claim is made at being comprehensive. Suggest additions by contacting me at nix@libraryhistorybuff.org. The NetherlandsThe Bibliotheekmuseum (library museum), Peru Historia de la Biblioteca Central de la Universidad de San Marcos: 1923-1966 The Philippines. Library History Buff Blog. Librariana Links. The Library History Buff Promoting the appreciation, enjoyment, and preservation of library history Librariana Links Links to Internet sites that relate to the collecting of library artifacts and memorabilia or that include examples of these items.

Librariana Links

Dan Lester's Librariana Web Site Libraries & Culture Bookplate. Librariana. The Library History Buff Promoting the appreciation, enjoyment, and preservation of library history Librariana Collecting Library Artifacts and Memorabilia Cindi Trainor displaying 37 pieces of librariana at the 2007 ALA Conference.

Librariana

The original (not this one) photo which was posted on Flickr has an unusual feature - by running your mouse over the photo you can see messages which explain some of the individual items which are displayed. In his book A Guide to Collecting Librariana,Norman D. "Those artifacts, including but by no means limited to printed materials, that depict any aspect of librarians, librarianship, and/or libraries; such artifacts, which are most typically of an ephemeral nature, may be those produced or used by librarians or libraries as well as those produced and used by others; they include, in particular, representations of librarians, librarianship, and/or libraries in the popular culture of society. " Evolution of the Card Catalog. ALA Library Fact Sheet 21 - Automating Libraries and Virtual Reference: A Selected Annotated Bibliography.

Companies and products listed in this Fact Sheet are named for informational purposes only.

ALA Library Fact Sheet 21 - Automating Libraries and Virtual Reference: A Selected Annotated Bibliography

ALA does not endorse specific products or companies. Contact companies directly for further information. The phrase "library automation" has many diverse and unrelated meanings in the literature of librarianship. This fact sheet offers a selection of print and online resources that will provide an introduction to the issues to consider when selecting a tool that organizes yet provides patron access and circulation inventory for your library's collection of books, DVDs, and any other materials.

This page includes evaluations and overviews on integrated library systems (ILS) and cataloging software programs. ALA's American Libraries Buyers Guide offers an entire Automation section of various products and services, with companies listed in designated categories, including Cataloging; Integrated Library Systems; Library Automated Systems; Inventory Management; and Self-Check Systems. Nagy, Andrew. GODORT Homepage. Committees >> Bibliographic Standards Committee. Preserving Virtual Worlds Shortlisted for UK Prize. The Preserving Virtual Worlds project, led by GSLIS Assistant Professor Jerome McDonough, has been shortlisted for the 2010 Digital Preservation Award given by the Digital Preservation Coalition (DPC) in the UK.

Preserving Virtual Worlds Shortlisted for UK Prize

A copy of the full press release is available on the DPC's website. "Digital data is fragile so we have to think hard about what sort of digital legacy we want to leave behind," explained William Kilbride of the DPC. "Our generation has invested as never before in digital resources and we've done so because of the opportunity they bring. They have grown in volume, complexity and importance to the point that our children are baffled by the inefficiencies of the analogue age.

What's New - Issue 31, November 2010. In this issue: What's on, and What's newEditorial: Here Comes the Tide (William Kilbride, DPC Executive Director) Who's who: Sixty second interview with Laura Molloy, HATII, University of GlasgowOne world: Dr. Frequently Asked Questions - Cataloging and Acquisitions. The following is a list of frequently asked questions about cataloging.

Frequently Asked Questions - Cataloging and Acquisitions

Frequently Asked Questions about Acquisitions is also available on the Cataloging and Acquisitions Web site. ... for the General Public ... for Publishers. National Union Catalog of Manuscript Collections (NUCMC), Celebrating Fifty Years, 1959-2009, Library of Congress. Jay Hyland, an archivist at the Jewish Museum Milwaukee says, "the NUCMC project has enabled us to display catalog records of many of our archival collections worldwide at a faster rate than if we had tried posting catalog records on our own.

National Union Catalog of Manuscript Collections (NUCMC), Celebrating Fifty Years, 1959-2009, Library of Congress

Also, the association with the Library of Congress helps give further credence to the Museum and shows that we are serious about collecting materials. " >> learn more Robert Roblee collection of William N. Bell family materials, ca. 1850s-1910 Location: Museum of History & Industry, Sophie Frye Bass Library (Seattle, Wash.) Background: William Nathaniel Bell (1817-1887) and his wife, Sarah Ann (Peter) Bell (1819-1856) arrived at Alki Beach in present-day West Seattle with the Denny party and other pioneers on the schooner Exact in 1851. Contents: Legal and business documents, correspondence, and ephemera related to the Seattle pioneer Bell family, together with photographs of early Seattle. Cataloging and Acquisitions. PCC Home: Program for Cooperative Cataloging (PCC), Library of Congress. Library of Congress Page Not Found Suggestions enabled.

PCC Home: Program for Cooperative Cataloging (PCC), Library of Congress

BIBCO Home: BIBCO (Program for Cooperative Cataloging (PCC), Library of Congress) Library of Congress Page Not Found Suggestions enabled.

BIBCO Home: BIBCO (Program for Cooperative Cataloging (PCC), Library of Congress)

AACR2. Classification Web Tutorial. Welcome to Classification Web, the exciting new CDS product that enables anyone with access to the World Wide Web to browse and search the full text of the Library of Congress Classification (LCC) schedules! This product is powered by a customized classification version of Minaret®, a MARC-record-based database management program developed by the Minaret Corporation. It is the same product that is used by Library of Congress cataloging staff in their daily classification activities. Classification Web (Class Web for short) offers the following features: Access to the most up-to-date version of the LCC database.

MARC Documentation: Cataloging Distribution Service, Library of Congress. Back to Product Categories.

MARC Documentation: Cataloging Distribution Service, Library of Congress

Cutter-Sanborn three-figure as well as two & three-figure Cutter author tables. Cataloger's Desktop Resource List. Cataloging and Classification - Professionaltips. From Professionaltips.