"Subject cataloging first aid for art librarians"
ARLIS/NA workshop, Los Angeles, Calif.
31 March 2001

classification

handouts: LC classification outline (all classes, N & individual classes available at http://lcweb.loc.gov/catdir/cpso/lcco/lcco.html); LC cutter table - Catalogers Desktop and Classification Plus (includes class schedules and LCSH) are perhaps cheaper and easier than all of the components (especially maintenance)

why do we classify our collections?

how do we classify our collections?

Library of Congress classification

special problems in classification

examples and exercises

Sherman Clarke
sherman.clarke@nyu.edu