Hello readers,Just a quick word to tell you I am on Aardvark, which is like a social reference question answering website. It’s pretty cool if you need a good answer pretty quickly. Here’s a link to my Aardvark profile, and feel free to join up and add me, check it out, etc!http://vark.com/s/KWATHave a great weekend!
Archive for February, 2010
For my cataloging class, I created this presentation about the two major classification schemes: Dewey Decimal and Library of Congress. Enjoy, and let me know if you have any questions!
It’s time for the second installment of the Library Design series here at the Dean files, and today we are looking at the Phillips Exeter Academy Library located in Exeter, New HampshireThis library is designed to hold 250,000 volumes, and it currently houses approximately 162,000 volumes making it the second largest secondary school library in [...]
Wow, in looking at my past three entries, things versus other things seem to be a developing trend. I promise I’ll end that tomorrow, with another library design post. However, this week in my Organization of Information (Introduction to classification and cataloging) we are talking about book and non-book record formats. The formats for these [...]
Readers,As promised, here is my brief essay about OCLC and its open source alternatives. Enjoy, and if you have comments, etc, let me know!JasonOCLC vs Open Source by Jason Dean