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  1. 245 00$aCataloging in public libraries /$cpresentation by Jonathan Tuttle.

  2. Ranganathan’s Five Laws of Library Science • Books are for use • Every reader his book • Every book its reader • Save the time of the reader • Library is a growing organism

  3. Ranganathan’s Five Laws of Library Science • Books are for use • Every reader his book • Every book its reader • Save the time of the reader • Library is a growing organism

  4. How do public library patrons use the catalog? • How do public librarians construct the catalog? • Can public library patrons help in constructing the catalog?

  5. How do public library patrons use the catalog? The OPAC (online public access catalog)

  6. How do public library patrons use the catalog? Floaters

  7. How do public library patrons use the catalog? Floaters

  8. How do public library patrons use the catalog?

  9. How do public library patrons use the catalog?

  10. How do public library patrons use the catalog?

  11. How do public library patrons use the catalog?

  12. How do public library patrons use the catalog?

  13. How do public library patrons use the catalog?

  14. How do public librarians construct the catalog?

  15. How do public librarians construct the catalog? Locomotives—Germany—History

  16. How do public librarians construct the catalog? Locomotives—Germany—History • Cataloger: History of German locomotives

  17. How do public librarians construct the catalog? Locomotives—Germany—History • Cataloger: History of German locomotives • Expert: German history of locomotives

  18. How do public librarians construct the catalog? • Race question • Jewish question • Yellow peril • Women as doctors • Children—Management • Homosexuality SEE Sexual Perversion

  19. How do public librarians construct the catalog?

  20. How do public librarians construct the catalog?

  21. Can public library patrons help in constructing the catalog?

  22. Can public library patrons help in constructing the catalog?

  23. Can public library patrons help in constructing the catalog? “What needs to be explored is the possibility of balancing controlled vocabularies such as LCSH with user-derived vocabularies.” - Louise Spiteri

  24. Exercise • With a chosen book, jot down ideas for tags. • Check your tags against those on LibraryThing.com. Add your own if necessary. • Check those tags against the subject headings in an OPAC. Are they better? Not as good?