Information about cataloging and classification, and tools for catalogers. Visitors wanting assistance with classification of their books should see our guide, "Cataloging Your Books."
"Provides tagging conventions, input standards and guidelines for entering information into WorldCat."
Home page of LC's Acquisitions and Bibliographic Access Directorate.
In ALA's "Professional Tips" wiki, recommended print and internet resources on cataloging and classification.
A tool that allows you to find out the most common Dewey and Library of Congress class numbers for a book by searching ISBN, author, or title.
Information and tools for indexers.
Professional organization for indexers.
A searchable collection of descriptive metadata about approximately 600 thesauri, ontologies, classifications, controlled vocabularies, and taxonomies in over 65 languages.
Links to the controlled vocabularies used by the Library of Congress, including updates to the LC Subject Headings and specialized terms for legal topics, legislation, moving images, rare books, and graphic materials.