For his contributions to cataloging, including the conception, enhancement and maintenance of Catalogers
Desktop, his achievements in the coordination and development of ALA-LC Romanization tables, and his leadership and dedication to our professional associations, ALCTS is proud to name Johnson as the recipient of the 2018 Margaret Mann Citation.
Clara Burns is music copy cataloger
at the University of Colorado Boulder's Howard B.
Training successful paraprofessional copy catalogers
In her introduction, Lubas notes that catalogers
have experienced many changes in the past century, but she sees the advent of the web as the greatest: "the transformation of user behavior toward the library and, more so, of user behavior toward the world.
Once the new system became available, catalogers
took a while to adjust to the new online system, with work proceeding slowly at first.
Records professionals are less customer service oriented than special librarians but more customer service oriented than catalogers
used their supply expertise and knowledge of Federal Logistics data, or FEDLOG, and the Federal Logistics Information System to identify the national stock numbers required.
The company is embracing its new role, and even advising other catalogers
on how to be greener.
compile data for the supply systems of participating countries in the NCS, where each distinct item only needs to be cataloged and assigned a National Stock Number once.
Since large Web sites often consist of various levels of Web pages that can be cataloged in their own right, one of the fundamental questions for catalogers
is what level of granularity to use.
Today, many catalogers
have learned that the Web offers an efficient way for customers to find more information, place orders or check an order's status.
The need for catalogers
to organize and provide access to expanding collections outstripped the supply of librarians.