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Classifying Fiction--F or 813 & 823
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Hello everyone:I have a question about classifying fiction. I know the Classificaton System for Church Libraries and the Church Library Ministry Information Service say to use "F," not 813 and 823,…Continue

Tags: 823, 813, Fiction, DDC, Dewey

Started this Q&A. Last reply by Debbie Dehart Aug 14, 2015.

Spine Labels--Paper or Foil-Backed?
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Do any of you have any recommendations about whether to use plain paper spine labels or foil-backed paper labels? I'm getting ready to classify and catalog a room full of books, and want to make the…Continue

Tags: labels, Spine

Started this Q&A. Last reply by Eva Nell Hunter Jun 14, 2013.

Standard Format Codes for eBooks & Internet Resources
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Does anyone know of a list of standard or suggested format codes for eBooks and Internet resources? I would like our catalog to include links to Internet resources, including free Google eBooks, but…Continue

Tags: Internet, eBooks

Started this Q&A. Last reply by Charles Campbell Mar 16, 2013.

 

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Charles Campbell commented on Kate Self's status
"You could use 248.864 (or the abridged number, 248.8) for it."
Nov 10, 2016
Charles Campbell replied to the discussion 'Request for ideas about getting a church family to read a common book'
"You might be interested in a new book by C. Christopher Smith, Reading for the Common Good: How Books Help Our Churches and Neighborhoods Flourish (InterVarsity, 2016), and the companion ebook by the same author, 101 Transformative Books…"
Nov 7, 2016
Charles Campbell replied to the discussion 'Bible Cutter numbers?'
"We use a double Cutter for Bible versions: BIB + Version Abbreviation. This is the advice in the Church Library Ministry Information Service book. So, our spine labels have the Dewey number on the first line, 220.52, following by two lines of…"
Nov 4, 2016
Charles Campbell replied to the discussion 'Recommendations for books and media for hurting people?'
"CSLA has a bibliography of resources called Helping Those Who Hurt : An Annotated Bibliography for Congregational Libraries Serving Teens and Children, http://cslainfo.org/publications#bibliographies, that may have some useful suggestions."
Jun 2, 2016
Charles Campbell replied to the discussion 'Call Number Conversions?'
"TinyCat has been released, and we are using it in our church library. I really like it. It does not have all the features of more expensive products, but it has the ones we most need, and the interface is excellent. You can see how it compares to…"
May 23, 2016
Charles Campbell replied to the discussion 'Non-religious mental health books'
"We don't have any books on eating disorders at the moment, but the Dewey Blog had a post on eating disorders several years ago: http://ddc.typepad.com/025431/2007/02/eating_disorder.html. They said: Comprehensive works on eating disorders are…"
May 8, 2016
Charles Campbell replied to the discussion 'Call Number Conversions?'
"If you don't find a Dewey number at the Library of Congress, a good second place to check is Classify, classify.oclc.org. There is a kind of LOC to Dewey "map" at…"
Feb 7, 2016
Charles Campbell replied to the discussion 'Heaven is for Real Call number??'
"I certainly understand your concern. I am sure no church library wants to mislead its patrons, and this book certainly does not appear to be something a theologian would write. It just seems odd to classify a Christian book by a Christian author,…"
Jan 21, 2016
Charles Campbell replied to the discussion 'Heaven is for Real Call number??'
"LOC has classified two adaptations of Heaven is for Real for children at 236.24, the DDC number for heaven. It might be more likely to be found if it was shelved alongside other books about heaven at 236 or 236.24."
Jan 21, 2016
Charles Campbell replied to the discussion 'Best Sellers in Christian Fiction and Non-Fiction'
"Christian Booksellers Association has good bestseller lists. http://cbanews.org/category/bestsellers/"
Jan 12, 2016
Charles Campbell and Kate Self are now friends
Nov 3, 2015
Charles Campbell replied to the discussion 'List of Core Books for small library'
"The Church Library: An Outline of Procedure (3rd rev. ed. 2000) has an appendix with "A Select Bibliography of Reference Works for Biblical Studies," which might help with reference materials. It's available at…"
Nov 3, 2015
Charles Campbell replied to the discussion 'Bible character biographies'
"The number 225.92 is correct for apostles. To group them by apostle, use a double cutter, the apostle's name and then the author's (or first three letters of last name). For Old Testament figures, the number is tied to the book(s) of the…"
Oct 30, 2015
Eva Nell Hunter left a comment for Charles Campbell
"Charles,  I would like to invite you  to attend the library conference at Central Baptist Church on Saturday, Nov. 7th.   It's an all day free conference with lots of freebies.  You can find complete information,…"
Oct 20, 2015
Charles Campbell replied to the discussion '200 Religion Classification'
"You can see the "optional arrangement" here: http://www.oclc.org/content/dam/oclc/dewey/updates/ddc23/220-290_20120501_ddc23.pdf. Basically, it arranges the world's religions chronologically and regionally, but without changing the…"
Aug 21, 2015
Debbie Dehart replied to the discussion 'Classifying Fiction--F or 813 & 823'
"We use FIC for fiction, J FIC for Juvenile fiction, and YA FIC for Young Adult Fiction. In each area, these are separate areas from the non-fiction. It was set up this way when we took over, and our fiction sections are quite large - they have far…"
Aug 14, 2015

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At 11:18pm on October 20, 2015, Eva Nell Hunter said…

Charles,  I would like to invite you  to attend the library conference at Central Baptist Church on Saturday, Nov. 7th.   It's an all day free conference with lots of freebies.  You can find complete information, schedule, course descriptions and registration by going to our library catalog:  cbcd.booksys.net.   Then click on display and then links.  We would love to have you and any other team members.

 
 
 

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