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Radical Cataloging by K.R. Roberto
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Jul 07, 2008

bookshelves: to-read, library-lit
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pg. 5, Sandy Berman:
"Maudlin as it may sound, I actually felt almost every day, as a cataloger, that I was liberating library books and audiovisual materials, as well as the information and ideas they contained, by crafting bibliographic records that included clarifying (and searchable) notes, generous topical and other access points... no arcane or intimidating abbreviations, and subject headings formulated in both familiar and unbiased language, and representing contemporary themes and events in a timely way."

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