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Student Worker Technical Services Training Manual: Web Sites

A reference guide for students working in the Technical Services Department

MARC Record Explanation

If you are interested in learning more about the MARC record, check this site out from the Library of Congress.

What is WorldCat?

We use WorldCat to find records for books, to see how many other libraries own a particular book, and many other reasons. You can access WorldCat from the library home page.

Dewey Classification System

Here's the basics for Dewey numbers.   


000 Generalities
100 Philosophy & psychology 
200 Religion
300 Social sciences
400 Language
500 Natural sciences & mathematics                                                        
600 Technology (Applied sciences)
700 The arts
800 Literature & rhetoric
900 Geography & history


If you are interested in learning more about the Dewey Classification System, check this site out from OCLC.

Order In The Library

This game is great fun and will help you learn the Dewey Decimal System.

Your Personal Librarian

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Shan Martinez
Catalog & Government Documents Librarian
Phone: 674-2733
Communication Sciences and Disorders, Nursing