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A brief visual history of MARC cataloging at the Library of Congress (sappingattention.blogspot.com)
13 points by benbreen 212 days ago | hide | past | web | favorite | 2 comments



wow, some of those comments are brutal

"You missed out on all the changes in date coding practice, subjective current practices and subjective historical applicationS of work that most of us have spent years and money on Masters degrees, and years of practice, understanding ourselves. DH is so much more than collecting matching data points and visualizing them!"

Catalogers. Reminds me of why I never look at AUTOCAT, the mailing list for Catalogers.


I love articles like this, where multiple fields of interest of mine all intersect (in this case: literature, taxonomy, and data visualization).




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