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The Library of Congress released a history of card catalogs

The Library of Congress has released a book on the history of the card catalog, appropriately titled The Card Catalog. This Vox article talks about what the author, Constance Grady, learned from reading the book. She describes the earliest known catalog, the destruction

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Cataloging & Anonymous Authors

This February 28th article in Atlas Obscura  discusses the cataloging of texts by anonymous authors and authors who publish under pseudonyms. Inspired by the research of Emily Kopley, a scholar of British and American literature, Sarah Laskow writes about the difficulties

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