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Books to be shelved

Do any of you shelve non-Christian fiction books?  Someone donated a beautiful copy of Marley & Me by John Grogan to our library.  I sa…

Started by Mary Dupre in Collection Development

8 on Tuesday
Reply by Mary Dupre

Picture books - how to catalogue

I'm going to start re-labeling our children's books. A few questions about picture books specifically: 1. Do you label them as "P" followe…

Started by Rachel Ullman in Church Library Administration

8 on Tuesday
Reply by Debbie Dehart

Please Talk Biographies . . . call numbers and groupings

In the Dewey Decimal System (DDS), biographies are listed within each subject area. This does make sense to me for a larger scale library o…

Started by Linda S in Classification & Cataloging

6 Dec 10
Reply by Linda S


how would you classify Topsys & Turvys by Peter Newell

Started by adair elwing in Classification & Cataloging

2 Dec 10
Reply by Linda S

How to organize/classify fiction?

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…

Started by Linda S in Classification & Cataloging

22 Dec 10
Reply by Linda S

Paid Church Librarians

I've posted a similar question last year, and got a few responses. I'm just trying to gauge how many of us are paid.  If you feel comforta…

Started by Sharln Chapman in Church Library Administration

10 Dec 10
Reply by Mary Dupre

Library Books in a small library

In a small library is there any need to keep old  reference books that can 't be  checked out? My pastor wants old Bibles and books stored…

Started by Sharon Sommerkamp in Church Library Administration

3 Dec 10
Reply by Mary Dupre

Classifying DVD's

In classifying a DVD that is based on facts, do you make it fiction or do you make it a biography?  One example is the DVD Billy, the early…

Started by Alma Schlesing in Classification & Cataloging

4 Dec 2
Reply by Rachel Ullman

Question about a Conference for Librarians

If you were to attend a conference for church librarians, what are some workshop options you'd like to see? What interests you, what would…

Started by Debbie Dehart in Church Library Administration

2 Nov 28
Reply by Debbie Dehart

Barcode Labels

My question is this : We are thinking about switching from Concourse to Atrium. For those who use the Atrium program, this question is for…

Started by Janet Estridge in Church Library Administration

2 Nov 13
Reply by Ron Brown



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