On cataloguing books

Jon Noble jon_p_noble at yahoo.com
Wed Mar 19 15:11:45 EST 2003


--- Otter Perry <ottertee at earthlink.net> wrote:
> 
> 
> 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

Yes every society has its perversions :)


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