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Cataloging template for FRC

Because the pamphlets that comprise the French Revolution Collection (FRC) share many characteristics, particularly the location and format of important bibliographic information (i.e. title, author, and publication information), we have made ample use of cataloging templates.  During the training process…

Autumn brings staff changes

While I have been a part of the project team since the project began early this year, today I step into my new role as Cataloging Project Librarian for the French pamphlet cataloging project as Eric moves into his new…

Team cataloging

One interesting aspect of the training process has been figuring out how to work on this project as a team.   Cataloging can seem like a lonesome and solitary job, and much of the time, I work on my own without…

More tools from the wiki…

Here are some more online resources from the wiki to help in the work of cataloging the pamphlets: Place names Noms des communes sur la révolution – A list of those places where names were changed during the revolution and…

Tools for training, learning, cataloging…

In addition to Cataloger’s Desktop and Classification Web, both from Library of Congress, here some other online tools we’ve identified as potentially useful to Project Cataloging Assistants  as they work on the project: AACR2 abbreviations (Yale) End-of-Field punctuation in MARC…

Wiki-mania

Because the grant was structured in a way that we would be able to hire some students to work part time on the project, we needed to find a way to share information among the various Project Cataloging Assistants that…

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