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How to set up a home library when I can't buy all new shelves

I'm moving my approximately 900 books to a new apartment and will be combining them with my fiancee's books. I need tips for organization. [more inside]
posted by Jahaza on Aug 21, 2014 - 14 answers

MARCfilter - level of subject? Why or why not?

Can you show me an example of a library or cataloging agency that uses the "level of subject" indicator value in the 650 field? (The first indicator, not the source indicator value.) I have literally never seen it in the wild, but maybe I've been looking in the wrong places. If your library or agency uses it, why? If you know the reason why you don't, why is that?
posted by blnkfrnk on Mar 27, 2014 - 8 answers

Peeking inside the Dewey Decimal System's history

[Dewey Decimal Filter] Looking for information about the Dewey Decimal System and its history of revisions. In particular: When and why did Mormonism get moved from Dewey Decimal classification 290 (non-Christian religions) to 289 (other Christian denominations)? [more inside]
posted by exphysicist345 on Sep 11, 2012 - 13 answers

Software for a small library

What kind of cheap/affordable cataloging software is out there for small libraries? [more inside]
posted by zsazsa on Oct 22, 2010 - 5 answers

Creating a small library for a non-profit

Looking for resources on creating a small library for a non-profit company [more inside]
posted by andendau on Jul 3, 2009 - 7 answers

Illuminate the dark arts of OPAC searching of MARC fields.

Searching for MARC fields in Millennium OPAC 'Create Lists,' or, more precisely: how can I limit search results to classed serials? [more inside]
posted by wowbobwow on Jun 12, 2009 - 7 answers

Cataloging and Authority Records for n00bs

I am an academic reference librarian who has been thrust unceremoniously into a cataloging position. Help me understand what I'm doing! [more inside]
posted by Biblio on Jun 12, 2006 - 6 answers

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