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Catalog vs Index

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What is the difference between a catalog and an index? Library catalogs tell you what you will find in the library building

What is the difference between a catalog and an index? Library catalogs tell you what you will find in the library building

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  • 1. What’s the difference?
  • 2.  Encyclopedias Magazines Newspapers Government documents Books Journals Videos CDs (Books on tape) Maps
  • 3.  Credible sources Table of contents Index Glossary Chapters Poems Short stories Articles
  • 4. WHOLES PARTS Books  Chapters Journals  Poems Newspapers  Articles Magazines  Entries Anthologies  Songs Maps  Movements Encyclopedias  Tracks Dictionaries  Essays Videos  Short stories CDs  Pages that talk about a Music Scores specific topic in the book
  • 5.  Tells what you will find in the physical library building The WHOLES
  • 6. “A finding tool that identifies the books,serials, and other types of sources in alibrary’s collection. Also spelled catalogue.The other major types of finding tools arebibliographies and indexes. See also onlinecatalog; opac.” —Mary George The Elements of Library Research: What Every Student Needs to Know. Princeton, NJ: Princeton UP, 2008. (170)
  • 7.  A finding tool that identifies the whole- book sources in a specific collection A finding tool that identifies all of a library’s newspaper and periodical subscriptions as well. -See Mary George’s Elements of Library Research, pg. 76.
  • 8.  Like an index finger = points to other things PARTS Tells you about articles Article indexes or databases tell about articles and in some cases give access to the full text.
  • 9. “A finding tool that identifies specificarticles, usually providing approaches byauthor, assigned-subject descriptors, andkeywords. The other major types of findingtools are bibliographies and catalogs.” —Mary George The Elements of Library Research: What Every Student Needs to Know. Princeton, NJ: Princeton UP, 2008. (170)
  • 10.  A finding tool that identifies the topics treated in a book (the familiar subject index in the back of a nonfiction volume). A finding tool that identifies individual articles appearing in issues of a specific group of periodicals. -See Mary George’s Elements of Library Research, pg. 76.
  • 11. A CATALOG IS LIKE… AN INDEX IS LIKE… The Sears Catalog  A compass  It can point you in the It shows you the available direction you need to go to inventory in the library. find articles, pages that “Sears Catalogue 1935- Women’s Coats.” discuss your topic, books that Photo by Genibee. you may need, etc.

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