Thursday, October 11, 2007

TLA District 8 in October

Rosenberg librarians, Ruth Kelly and Poom Sunhachawi are presenting:

How to be a Copy Cat: cataloging essentials for the budding librarian/cataloger.

Session I

Saturday, October 13Aldine Senior High School
11101 Airline Drive, Houston, Texas 77038 (map)

Texas Library Association District 8

Copy Cataloging Resources List on the Net

Useful Web Sites for Catalogers These sites provide access to a whole range of resources to support cataloging and acquisition.

American Library Association: (publishes and sells AACR2)
Cataloger's Reference Shelf (collection of reference manuals on authority lists, classification guides, etc. for LC/MARC cataloging)

Cataloging Directorate:
Connexion tutorials:

Library of Congress:

LC’s online catalog:

IFLANET Digital Libraries: Cataloging and Indexing Electronic Resources
ILLINET/OCLC Office at Illinois State Library:

Inforetriever - Internet Library for Librarians (comprehensive general resource, everything from dictionaries up)

Library Catalogs with Web Interfaces: Z39.50 gateways

MIT Cataloging Oasis (some neat links, e.g., geographic name server )


School Librarians Desktop Reference (mostly a bibliography, but some useful links, e.g Vendors who provide MARC records…dated)

TPOTS (Technical Processing Online Tools)

Web Accessible National and Major Libraries of the World Contact information for each
national library, includes: address, website url, and phone and fax number. Maintained by IFLA

Web site of common typographical errors in library databases

Miscellaneous Sites

Autocat Web site:

David Bigwood

How to be a Copy Cat see posting on under Rosenberg
Library, then Rosenberg Blog

InterCAT is dedicated to facilitating communication concerning Internet resources and their
impact on libraries

OCLC Internet Cataloging project Subscribe via Web4Lib electronic discussion :

As a guide for writing library procedures and manuals visit these sites.

Catalogers Manuals on the Web

Cornell University (brief guides)

Georgetown University (AcqWeb, Currency conversion, Cataloging manual, Publisher & vendor information, dictionaries, etc.)

Indiana University Cataloging Guide

Kansas State University Libraries

McGill University Libraries

Northwestern State University http ://

Oakland University library procedures

Penn State University (forms and guides)
Princeton University's Cataloging manual (well presented guide, including physical treatment of items)

Stanford University Library

TechWeb (Queen’s University Cataloging Guide—extensive and forward looking)

University of Oregon (comprehensive table of sites for catalogers)

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