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CaMMS Research & Publications Committee: General Resouces

To promote awareness of the current status of research in cataloging and classification.

General Resources

Daniel N. Joudrey, Arlene G. Taylor, & David P. Miller. (2015). Introduction to Cataloging and Classification. 11th edition. Santa Barbara, CA: Libraries Unlimited. ISBN: 9781598848571

Lois Mai Chan & Athena Salaba. (2016). Cataloging and Classification: An Introduction. 4th edition. Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield. ISBN: 978144232495

Cataloger’s Desktop
Provides up-to-date electronic access to over 300 cataloging and metadata resources including guidelines from the Library of Congress, Program for Cooperative Cataloging, and OCLC; RDA and AACR2 (requires separate RDA Toolkit subscription); Classification Web and WebDewey (both require separate subscriptions); and many specialized resources by contributing libraries and library organizations. Contains hypertext links between resources, multiple search approaches, and customization options. Annual subscription models range from single user to discounted rates for increasing numbers of concurrent users. 

Available online Cataloger’s Desktop

Available to order Cataloging Distribution Service, Library of Congress