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BISAC Basics

Note: As part of a marketing campaign for my proposed classification textbook, I prepared this introduction to BISAC for cataloging students. The original plan was to give it out as a freebie at ALA in Las Vegas to promote the … Continue reading

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Cuttering Webinar Materials

It was gratifying to have a thousand people register for my free webinar on cuttering, and then to see over five hundred of them log in when I was presenting.  It shows the continuing need for continuing education in traditional cataloging knowledge. … Continue reading

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Three Upcoming eCourses for 2014

OCLC has given its blessing, so get ready for a fourth round of Using WebDewey and Understanding Dewey Decimal Classification! It begins on July 7th. Click here to learn more and register. In September I will also be hosting a free webinar on Cuttering. Give me two … Continue reading

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Round Three: Using WebDewey and Understanding Dewey Decimal Classification

The third round of my WebDewey DDC eCourse will be starting in the first days of November. If you’re interested in joining me to learn all about DDC over four weeks, please check out the registration form at the ALA … Continue reading

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Universal Classification of the Internet

Note: I wrote this post as background research for the current chapter (“Applied Classification”) of HumanCrafted Metadata. It is not an excerpt from the textbook itself (in case you’re wondering if my goal is to bore students to death). In … Continue reading

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Using WebDewey and Understanding Dewey Decimal Classification 23

I know that no one reading this blog entry will be swayed by advertising copy like “Do the Dewey, Dudes!” So here’s a simple announcement about the upcoming DDC course: If you want a thorough grounding in DDC 23, please … Continue reading

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The Feral Cataloger in 2013

It occurs to me that only the Feral Cataloger staff has full access to my schedule and they are just sitting on the information, so it’s up to me to share with you domesticated catalogers what’s in the works for … Continue reading

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