Buford Carter
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  • Oak Ridge, TN
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Cassette Tapes Withdrawal
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Started this Q&A. Last reply by Jennie Andrews Sep 20.

LibraryThing, TinyCat, Subjects, Tags
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Started this Q&A. Last reply by Buford Carter Mar 3.

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Cassette Tapes Withdrawal

I been withdrawing cassette tapes and hope to get rid of all of them. Our library director would like to keep some, especially some of our services. We have lots of our services on cassette that have not been cataloged -- I'm not concerned with those.I'd like to hear what other church libraries are doing about cassettes. I could suggest copying to CDs but that could mean lots of work.  Doing a copy to Mp3-CD is another option, but adds a bit more work.Note: Our current services are on CDs, but not cataloged. Only the recent CDs receive light circulation.And yes, we have slide projectors, video cassettes, film strips, overhead projectors, card files, etc. Hard to part with our old friends.See More
Sep 17

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Improve Circuation

I found the 10th post at

https://www.librarything.com/topic/19947#

interesting

Posted on July 25, 2015 at 3:49pm

The LibraryThing adds TinyCat

The LibraryThing is adding an OPAC feature for small libraries. Check the announcement at:

http://blog.librarything.com/main/2015/06/introducing-tinycat/

Posted on June 26, 2015 at 4:30pm

The LibraryThing

The Library Thing now support lending aka circulation.

librarything.com

Posted on February 25, 2015 at 9:19pm — 1 Comment

Reorganizing Children's Non-fiction : A Dewey Hybrid Model

I came across an article in the ALSC blog on how one library has reorganized the shelving of Children's non-fiction book. Their idea is to select a small number of subjects and file books within those headings in Dewey order.

View:  http://www.alsc.ala.org/blog/2013/05/reorganizing-non-fiction-a-dewey-hybrid-model/

ALSC=Association for Library Service for…

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Posted on October 18, 2014 at 8:19pm — 1 Comment

To Read is to Fly

In my wanderings in the web I came across a blog by photographer Steve McCurry that I found to be an interesting combination of great photographs with quotations that relate to readers.

http://stevemccurry.wordpress.com/2012/07/08/to-fly/

Posted on December 5, 2012 at 9:42pm — 1 Comment

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