Thursday, January 31, 2019

Wednesday, January 30, 2019

On This Day - January 30 - Library of Congress - Jefferson's Library

Library and Information Science History On This Day

On January 30, 1815, President James Madison of the United States approved an act of Congress appropriating $23,950 to purchase Thomas Jefferson’s library of 6,487 volumes¹.

Monday, January 28, 2019

“Multiple” Subdivisions to be Cancelled from Library of Congress Subject Headings

Library of Congress Subject Headings (LCSH)

LCSH Multiples Cancellation Project [November 7, 2018]
In order to better support linked-data initiatives, the Library of Congress’ Policy and Standards Division will cancel “multiple” subdivisions from Library of Congress Subject Headings (LCSH) beginning in December 2018.

Sunday, January 27, 2019

What are the names of FRBR Group 1 entities:

(a) Names, Families, and Corporate bodies

(b) Entities, Attributes, and Relationships

(c) Places, Events, and Concepts

(d) Work, Expression, Manifestation, and Item

Saturday, January 26, 2019

The term Expression, as used in FRBR/RDA, is

(a) The arrangement of text, images, etc., in a resource

(b) The intellectual or artistic realization of a work in the form of alpha-numeric, musical or choreographic notation, sound, image, object, movement, etc., or any combination

(c) The means used to convey information or artistic content

Thursday, January 24, 2019

Saturday, January 19, 2019

Biographies of Famous Librarians : Who's Who in Library and Information Science

Biographies of Famous Librarians and Library Information Professionals


List of biographies of top famous librarians, catalogers, library science teachers, and Library and Information Studies professionals. This is a list of notable librarians and people who have advanced libraries and librarianship. Also included are people primarily notable for other endeavors, such as politicians and writers, who have also worked as librarians. A highlight of this collection is the inclusion of videos on the life and contributions of the librarians.

Wednesday, January 2, 2019

Libraries store the energy that fuels the imagination

Libraries store the energy that fuels the imagination - quote


"Libraries store the energy that fuels the imagination. They open up windows to the world and inspire us to explore and achieve, and contribute to improving our quality of life." 
Sidney Sheldon (1917-2007. American writer and producer)