Published 6/10/2021 10:13 AM CT
The Cataloging Maintenance Center (CMC) was approached by Judson University, a private evangelical Christian liberal arts university in Elgin, Illinois, to catalog five Korean books donated to them by visiting professor, Rev. Dr. Dae Sik Yang.
Published 4/30/2021 12:03 PM CT
In the fall of 1861, during the U.S. Civil War, the Union was not doing well and people began to panic from the uncertainty. They were afraid that the warring governments would start issuing paper currency to pay the war debt which would become worthless. Since coin required...
Published 4/13/2021 4:53 PM CT
What a NAR is and how you can request a new one
One of the many tasks performed by the Cataloging Maintenance Center (CMC) is the contribution of Name Authority Records (NAR) to the Library of Congress. NARs are records which give the authoritative form (the form selected for a heading) of a personal name, corporate name, family name, or place name. Authority records ensure consistency is created for each authorized heading (authorized access point) for a proper name, etc.
Published 2/24/2021 12:26 PM CT
Roosevelt University Library, Chicago, has an extensive collection of New Deal materials (hence their name, Roosevelt University), and they recently asked the Cataloging Maintenance Center to catalog their Roosevelt Collection.
The Cataloging Maintenance Center (CMC) staff at the Champaign office was asked to catalog CDs from Roosevelt University in Chicago that are part of a special collection.
The first delivery contained 259 total items divided in 3 boxes. Some of the genres of the CDs include operas, Gregorian chants, symphonies, and suites.
The Cataloging Maintenance Center (CMC) recently cataloged Census documents for the Metropolis Public Library.
The Cataloging Maintenance Center (CMC) was asked to catalog a series of old photographs for the Dixon Public Library they found in the basement. The photographs were mounted on mat board and date back to the late 1800s or early 1900s. One of the exciting things about finding these photographs is that...