The mission of the Cataloging Department is to describe and organize Cornette Library resources in accordance with national standards and local practice so that patrons may identify and retrieve appropriate materials from the collection to meet their information needs.
FAQs (Frequently Asked Questions)
The following list contains examples of questions that the Cataloging Department often receives:
- What services does the Cataloging Department provide?
- What is an access point?
- Why does the Cornette Library use Library of Congress Classification rather than the Dewey Decimal Classification System?
- How do you interpret an LC (Library of Congress) call number?
- How are the terms used in LC (Library of Congress) subject headings determined?
- Why are works on the same subject, such as Texas, located in several places throughout the library collection?
- What is the difference between a monograph (book) and a serial (journal)?
- What is an ISBN and ISSN?