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How to treat & label fiction books containing a story collection?
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First, I'm deeply thankfull for this forum. I love reading (and re-reading) previous posts. I didn't find much about books (print) that contain a collection of stories and/or books and so the reason…Continue

Tags: non-series, standalone, series, collection, fiction

Started this Q&A. Last reply by Linda S Apr 11.

How to organize/classify fiction?
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One area I'm focusing on this year is the Adult Fiction section with some incomplete series and a need for new books. As I update the Adult Fiction series, I believe it beneficial to classify our…Continue

Tags: contemporary, futuristic, historical, genres, fiction

Started this Q&A. Last reply by Debbie Dehart 23 hours ago.

Picture Books
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We have a children's collection and a junior collection that both contain picture books which we place separately from the other books.    Do you add any letter(s) into the call numbers to indicate…Continue

Started this Q&A. Last reply by Linda S Dec 13, 2017.

What to use to store/shelve kits?
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I have a few kits - DVD/Leader books & so on that need to be contained. The question is what & from where. I was looking at Brodart supplies but can't yet find what I need.Our Beth Moore…Continue

Started this Q&A. Last reply by Susan Glynn Mule' Apr 19, 2016.

 

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Debbie Dehart replied to the discussion 'How to organize/classify fiction?'
"I would find this to be a bit of a headache, but if you like the idea, morr power to you! we just have one large fiction area, arranged alphabetically by author. However, i do add genre labels to many books (we get labels from demco) and i also…"
23 hours ago
Janice Devers replied to the discussion 'How to organize/classify fiction?'
"Have you looked into genre spine labels from a library supply company? There are some really good ones that include pictures and make it very easy to distinguish one genre from another...and no need to remember color codes! I recommend The Library…"
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Linda S replied to the discussion 'How to treat & label fiction books containing a story collection?'
"Hi Amanda,  In addition to what Adair talked about. . .  I love the book "A Classification System by Church Libraries" which is offered for $8.99 at Lifeway  ---lifeway.com. It's a downloadable version with immediate…"
Apr 11
Linda S replied to the discussion 'How to treat & label fiction books containing a story collection?'
"Thank you, Adair. I think overall we're doing the same thing as you - if I understand your approach correctly.  We currently label as such: F  Riv LIN #3  On the spine label of the book, we mark a line on the left side of the…"
Apr 10
Linda S replied to the discussion 'How to treat & label fiction books containing a story collection?'
"Thank you, Shirley for your thoughtful response. I'm sure more people than I will benefit form it. I'll continue to digest all that is said here as I process books. "
Apr 10
Amanda left a comment for Linda S
"Hello, I was wondering if you would mind looking over the doc. that I have for reclassifying my church library? I will attach it here. Please let me know whether you will or not. If you are willing to I would appreciate suggestions on if anything I…"
Apr 3
adair elwing replied to the discussion 'How to treat & label fiction books containing a story collection?'
"I use Sears (it is an old one 19th ed. but figured that's what I started with ) to help with the non-fiction and because we are small I only use 3 digits so might have A  242 LUC which would be an adult book on prayer by Max Lucado I also…"
Mar 30
Amanda replied to the discussion 'How to treat & label fiction books containing a story collection?'
"How do you categorize your nonfiction? I like how you are categorizing the adult fiction though, I think I'll borrow some of that idea for mine. Thanks for sharing :)"
Mar 30
Linda S replied to the discussion 'NonChristian fiction/novels - What have you added to your library over the years?'
"Although this series is historically based, It may be too intense in subject matter and how prejudice is portrayed, depending on your church and your setting. Each church is a bit different. Some churches may have no issue with the content. The…"
Mar 29
Shirley Johnston replied to the discussion 'How to treat & label fiction books containing a story collection?'
"Good question, Linda.  As a totally untrained librarian in a small church, I am trying to catalog and label the books in my church's library.  I rely a lot on worldcat.org to see how other libraries have handled various titles.…"
Mar 29
adair elwing replied to the discussion 'How to organize/classify fiction?'
"There is suspense and mystery,  romance and sports I think Sci-Fi would work better than  futuristic and would cover thing because not all sci-fi is futuristic Might want to make Amish their own category But the problem I see with that is…"
Mar 29
adair elwing replied to the discussion 'How to treat & label fiction books containing a story collection?'
"Lets say the story collection is adult fiction then it would be AF the 1st three letters of the last name of the writer of the 1st story then we put SC on the third line  Right now simply because I like to move things around they are all…"
Mar 29
Linda S replied to the discussion 'How to treat & label fiction books containing a story collection?'
"I agree, Ann. My sense says one thing, but I want to see what the other wise and wonderful librarians have to offer us.  My sense as to how to treat them . . . . 1. Put into Standalone section 2. Put into Series section 3. Put into Series…"
Mar 29
Ann Lancaster replied to the discussion 'How to treat & label fiction books containing a story collection?'
"Linda, thank you for posting these questions.  I struggle with these same issues and would appreciate knowing what is the appropriate way to catalog books like these.  I'm wondering is there is a publication that explains it. …"
Mar 29
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How to treat & label fiction books containing a story collection?

First, I'm deeply thankfull for this forum. I love reading (and re-reading) previous posts. I didn't find much about books (print) that contain a collection of stories and/or books and so the reason for the following question. How do you treat (standalone vs series) & label (call number) a fiction book which is a collection?We have books that contain . . . .1. a variety of stories (non-series)    example: An Amish Second Christmas          ..... Stories are Written by different authors,…See More
Mar 28
Linda S replied to the discussion 'NonChristian fiction/novels - What have you added to your library over the years?'
"Hi Bruce,  Our small church library has added for the Youth (teenagers), Little Women and Rolling Thunder, Hear my Cry and its sequel.  We plan to add the Little House books for the Junior youth (8 - 12 year…"
Mar 21

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At 8:28pm on April 3, 2018, Amanda said…

Hello, I was wondering if you would mind looking over the doc. that I have for reclassifying my church library? I will attach it here. Please let me know whether you will or not. If you are willing to I would appreciate suggestions on if anything I have needs to change or maybe move categories, also anything you think should be added and then where. You are welcome to save and then edit the doc., but please make your font red in color so I can see the changes.

Thanks for your help either way, because your comments on my question were very helpful.Library%20Catagories.docx

 
 
 

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