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Introducing… Cat23 Phase One (An announcement at CIG Conference)cjc45

Tue, 11 Sep 2012 11:30:01 +0000

This year’s CIG Conference is entitled “The Value of Cataloguing“, which sounds like a topic right up our street here at HVCats. On Tuesday September 11th, Celine Carty will be speaking at the CIG conference in Sheffield about the new HVCats initiative – phase one of the Cat23 idea. Helen Stein came up with this idea and has been doing […](image)


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High Visibility Cataloguing at ALA Annualcjc45

Thu, 21 Jun 2012 22:35:17 +0000

Thanks to a conference bursary from the John Campbell Trust, HVCats (in the person of Céline Carty) is attending ALA Annual at Anaheim. I have some HVCats goodies (very modest ones) and would love to meet any catalog(u)ers who are going to be at ALA. Do come and say hi if you see me at […](image)


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A cataloguer by any other name…cjc45

Mon, 28 May 2012 08:42:07 +0000

Thanks to Rachel Playforth for asking this question, we are very interested in responses here in the comments or on Twitter to @hvcats Like many librarians I’m naturally curious, and like many librarians I spend a fair bit of time navel gazing — I mean, contemplating our identity, role and professional future. Library job titles in […](image)


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Lego, Lego, everywhere, on the table on the chair …*jenchartershipLego towersCataloguing snakes & ladders

Mon, 21 May 2012 15:25:08 +0000

What do Lego, chocolate and a giant snakes and ladders board have in common? Well, they were all props used by members of the HVCats team to demonstrate to forty eager new professionals just how exciting cataloguing is as a career at CILIP’s New Professionals Day 2012. In this post Deborah Lee, Senior Cataloguer at […](image)


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Conversations with Cataloguers in Wales: organising a mini-conferencecjc45

Mon, 16 Apr 2012 11:00:28 +0000

In this guest post, Karen Pierce describes what was involved in organising a recent mini-conference, Conversations with Cataloguers in Wales, which she originally wrote a guest post about when it was in the planning stages. The Welsh event was very successful, anyone else inspired to hold a local event for cataloguers? We’d be happy to […](image)


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Give & take the High Visibility way – guest postcjc45

Tue, 10 Apr 2012 11:00:46 +0000

We are really pleased to bring you a new guest post by Kate Sebby – @kate80 – about ways of making high visibility work for you. Kate is a cataloging librarian at the Congressional Research Service at the Library of Congress. The views expressed herein are those of the author and are not presented as […](image)


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Shameless self-promotioncjc45

Fri, 16 Mar 2012 11:20:39 +0000

This guest post is by Heather Jardine, talking about the fabulous high visibility initiatives she and her colleagues have implemented for the Bibliographical Services Section of the City of London Libraries. I this these are inspiring ideas, we’d love to hear anything you have to add: If you are going to do a job at […](image)


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Higher visibility at Eton College Library – guest postcjc45Eton College Library collections

Thu, 01 Mar 2012 19:58:09 +0000

Our new guest post is by Louise Anderson @LibrarianLCA about her work as Catalogue Librarian working to make the fascinating collections of Eton College Library more visible. A new year at Eton College Library hopefully means a new (the first!) OPAC. This is very exciting for us after several years building up to the event. Electronic […](image)


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Twitter chat on cataloguing & classification from #uklibchatcjc45

Tue, 21 Feb 2012 13:20:24 +0000

This guest post is by Joseph Norwood and the rest of the #uklibchat team,and we hope to see a few high visibility cataloguers at the chat on Thursday: #uklibchat is a fortnightly discussion group for librarians and information professionals, and on Thursday 23rd February between 6:30 PM and 8:30 PM, we’re going to be talking […](image)


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Libday8: the CataloguersannewelshDCheros

Sun, 29 Jan 2012 10:36:07 +0000

Here’s a list of people with catalog(u)ing / metadata / systems roles who have signed up for Library Day in the Life Round 8. It’s a rough list, put together from the descriptions people gave on the libday wiki page supplemented by people who contacted us letting us know they were taking part. If you’re […](image)


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