Tag Archives: Library catalog

One Possible OCLC Solution

I am going to be very presumptuous and put forth a possible solution to the OCLC situation. Ready? Divide OCLC in two. One entity, which we will call OCLC.org (just to keep from having to make up some name for … Continue reading

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Searching A Card Catalog

The Obsolete Skills wiki has an entry on Searching A Card Catalog, which includes: “Use of the retaining rods for swordplay, while a way to break up the tedium of searching, was not appreciated by library staff.” I beg to … Continue reading

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