On cataloguing books

Otter Perry ottertee at earthlink.net
Wed Mar 19 09:36:37 EST 2003



Paul Andinach wrote:
> 
> On Fri, 21 Feb 2003, Rowland, Jennifer A B wrote:
> 
> > Jon wrote:
> 
> > > I can't imagine anyone not a librarian wanting to give
> > > books Dewey numbers, but to librarians they are a way
> > > of life, we just naturally shelve our books in dewey
> > > order (well I do anyway)
> >
> > Nah, UDC roolz.
> >
> > (Universal Decimal Classification. I actually don't think it's
> > better than Dewey because I've never used Dewey so I don't have a
> > way of comparing. And my books are in mysteries-over-here,
> > exept-the-ones-that-are somewhere-else classification)
> 
> How is it "Universal" when everybody uses Dewey?
> 
> Paul

Except for those of us who use Library of Congress ....
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